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<IKEA Japan/Chiba> Legal Specialist, Full-Time

Hamachō, Chiba-ken - Tutki sijaintia Legal & Governance Kokoaikainen

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What you'll need to have

• 3+ years of professional experience in legal function with BA degree in law from university in Japan. Masters degree in law from another jurisdiction is an asset.
• Willingness to support the internal stakeholders beyond pure legal issues with good sense of balance between legal/compliance and business matters.
• Logical and analytical thinking driven by intellectual curiosity and pleasure of learning.
• Open-mindedness and adaptability towards international, multicultural and diverse environment.
• English level: Proficient (TOEIC 900 or higher)
• Japanese level: Fluent or Native

Your responsibilities

• Pro-actively support and build good working relationships with the stakeholders in order to run the IKEA’s business while minimizing legal risks and optimizing business opportunities.
• Review, draft, negotiate and manage commercial agreements and other legal documents. 
• Maintain the company register up to date by filing the necessary applications and documents on a timely basis.
• Develop and implement standard processes, procedures and templates for the legal function in accordance with internal rules both at local and global levels.
• Actively cooperate with Group Legal & Governance in order to secure alignment of country agenda
• Support the Legal Manager and contribute to successful formulation and execution of the company’s projects.
• Develop competence and provide education to relevant stakeholders in the area of laws and regulations.
• Keep updated in and conduct necessary research on relevant international and local legal and governance developments, including changes in international and domestic laws and regulations.

About this work area

【Employment Status】
- Full-time employee- 40 hours per week contract
- Indefinite employment with no contract period (probation period: 6 months after joining)
- Start date is the first day of every month (consult with us about your start date)
- Retirement age: 65 years old

- Social insurance (mandatory): welfare pension, health insurance, and unemployment insurance
- Transportation expense stipend (up to 1,530 yen/day): Commuting by car is permitted (parking space provided)
- Paid Time Off: Paid vacation (granted after 6 months of employment), congratulations or condolence leave, maternity leave, nursing care leave, childcare leave, paternity leave, childcare leave for partners, personal injury leave, nursing leave, volunteer leave, family care leave
- Uniform rental (if required)
- Locker room and shower room available
- Employee discount system
- Employee cafeteria
- Christmas gift
- Life insurance, long-term medical care insurance
- Retirement allowance system (corporate defined contribution pension plan: 5 years or more of service)
- Employee smoking area

【How to apply】
We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join our team.
This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced, vibrant and uniquely diverse environment.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
We will close the recruitment as soon as the positions are filled, so please apply as soon as possible.

"At IKEA, we believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly and be given equal opportunities"
Diversity is a key to success; diversity comes in all shapes and sizes. Being ourselves, and contributing with our uniqueness, makes us all grow.
At Ingka Group, we welcome all dimensions of diversity. A diverse and inclusive workplace is good for our co-workers, for our customers and our business.
We strive to have a diverse and inclusive work environment where co-workers feel valued for their uniqueness, recognized for their diverse talents, and where they can be themselves.
IKEA Japan would like to explore together. If you have a passion for this position, please don’t hesitate to apply!
Let’s get closer to our vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people” together!


*Please note the application deadline may end in the morinig. So please be sure to not leave your application until the 'closing date' and submit as soon as you can. At the latest, we advise you submit the day before the 'closing date'.
*Furthermore, it is possible a position's recruitment may close early if the contract has been filled. We advise that you submit an application as soon as you can.

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