Legal Counsel NIVEA (all genders)

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live an inclusive culture of respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values – CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We also embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

As Legal Counsel NIVEA you will support global marketing functions with tailored and entrepreneurial legal advice. You will be part of the Legal Business Partner NIVEA team of Corporate Legal Affairs at Beiersdorf Headquarters, collaborating closely with our regional and local legal teams worldwide.

The following will be your tasks in IP & Business Law :

  • Provide business minded, integrated and pragmatic legal advice to the NIVEA Brands and R&D functions. Ensure advice at the heart of the business.
  • Advise on cosmetic and unfair competition law, actively support the development of competitive and compliant on-pack and communication claims
  • Support and contribute to the successful roll-out of international projects by steering regional and local legal activities worldwide
  • Provide strategic legal advice to business functions on global trademark and design (IP) protection.

​​​​​​​This position is temporary for two years.

Your Profile

  • University degree – qualified attorney-at-law
  • You have at least some years of professional experience as legal counsel or lawyer in unfair competition and trademark law, including inhouse and international exposure. Experience in cosmetic or FMCG business is of advantage.
  • You combine an entrepreneurial business mindset with a pragmatic approach and act as Business Partner.
  • Your excellent communication and stakeholder management skills will help you to succeed.
  • Intercultural competence is a proven strength of yours.
  • Fluent English is a must.

Additional information

At Beiersdorf, we embrace Diversity and aim to provide equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of e.g. gender, sexual identity, nationality, ethnicity, religion or ideology, disability or age. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates). For instance, please feel free to upload your CV without a picture. If you would like to attach a cover letter, please upload it with your resume.
If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Nadine Lohmann on Tuesdays between 11 and 12 am via the telephone number: +49 40 4909 4956.
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Job Details

Contract Type:
Limited, 2 Years / Full-Time
Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
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