24 days ago

European Associate Legal Counsel (f/m)

Novelis AG

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European Associate Legal Counsel (f/m)

Novelis is the world’s premier producer of rolled aluminum and the global leader in aluminum recycling. Our customers include major brands such as BMW, Daimler, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Volkswagen, Anheuser-Busch, Ball, Coca-Cola, Rexam, ThyssenKrupp and Samsung. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Novelis operates 25 manufacturing plants and recycling centers in 10 countries on four continents, with 12’000 employees. The company reported revenue of 10 billion $.
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Novelis Europe, headquartered in Küsnacht near Zurich, is Europe’s largest producer of rolled Aluminum products with annual shipments of 1 million tons.
Our locations serve customers in premium value focus areas including: Automotive with over 60% market share, Can with over 40% market share and Specialities with over 25% market share. Our European presence: over 4.700 Employees in 5 Countries with 10 Production Facilities.

To join our Regional Legal team we are looking for a

European Associate Legal Counsel (f/m)

The role:

The Associate Legal Counsel is part of the European legal team that consists of the General Regional Counsel, two Senior Legal Counsel and a Legal Assistant. In this position, you will manage European legal issues and primarily act as a business partner relating to contractual negotiations, statutory obligations and compliance matters. This position reports to the General Regional Counsel and is based in the European HQ in Küsnacht, Switzerland.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on compliance topics and determine appropriate legal actions to mitigate legal and regulatory risks
  • Support in contract negotiations and provide legal advice on best practice commercial contract management
  • Act as a business partner to business leaders by consulting on less complex legal issues and implications of business initiatives
  • Research and analyze actual and potential legal disputes to prepare recommended practical legal actions
  • Monitor relevant legislative and regulatory developments
  • Coordinate with global legal team as required
  • Liaise with external counsel as required


  • Law degree and license to practice law (admission to a bar in an EU country, preferably in Switzerland or in Germany)
  • Up to 3 years of professional experience (preferably in an international company or in an international oriented business law firm)
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and German
  • Effective communication with strong negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently as well as working within a team
  • Ability to handle competing tasks and priorities, and to be resourceful and composed under pressure

Novelis offers you:

  • An international working environment with a communicative culture and opportunities to take additional responsibilities within your career at Novelis
  • The position will be based in our European headquarters in Küsnacht (ZH), with strong links to our European management team
  • We are offering an unlimited working contract with an additional bonus program
  • A company pension scheme supported by Novelis and additional benefits
  • The possibility to participate in Novelis’ international world class leadership development programs
Please apply online over our Novelis careers page or send your documents directly via E-Mail: ne_humanresources@novelis.com

No relocation benefits are provided; the applicant must be authorized to work in Switzerland without employment sponsorship.
Candidates from external agencies and headhunters are not accepted.

Novelis AG
Human Resources
Sternenfeldstrasse 19
CH-8700 Küsnacht - Switzerland 

Novelis AG