In-house Legal Adviser Sofia - Bulgaria

About us

FICOSOTA is a fast-growing company, a manufacturer of home and personal care products and snack food. Already a well-presented on many markets worldwide, our company works hard to offer customers high quality products, effective decisions, and excellent results.

The Legal Department is a vital part of Ficosota’s business, and our team is expected to help find prompt and sound solutions with a collaborative and creative mindset to help advance the business.

We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious, and loyal team player, who would join the company in the position of In-House Legal Adviser.

A suitable candidate for this position should have an appropriate level of legal knowledge in commercial, civil, and intellectual property law (IP law), be motivated by new challenges, and be a good team player capable of working in a dynamic environment. The company offers excellent opportunities for professional development, interesting work, and support in seizing the opportunities we provide.

About the job

  • Provide legal advisory services, mainly in the area of commercial, IP, civil law and regulatory matters;
  • Ensures that all rules and regulations of the company are according to the legislation in force;
  • Assist and support legally other in-house departments: commercial, marketing, purchasing, human resources, financial department, etc.;
  • Become the key contact for IP matters, demonstrating knowledge and sound judgement within the IP space;
  • Regularly monitors the changes in local and European legislation. Performs legal research and provides updates on legal developments affecting the business;
  • Implement guidelines and policies for Company Law, Competition Law and environment law that mitigate legal risk and protect company’s interests;
  • Communication with official authorities or coordinate such representations (state, regulatory bodies, a commercial and administrative court, etc.);
  • Draft and review company documents, including contract templates and internal policies;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Keep in touch with external law offices, IP representatives, public notaries, etc.

About you

  • Master’s degree in Law;
  • Legal capacity certificate;
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in the area of legal consultancy, preferably gained in a corporate organization;
  • Working professional use of English, both written and spoken;
  • Experience in executing legal projects or participating in projects with responsibilities for legal matters;
  • Ability to multitask across projects and work under pressure and constant priority management;
  • Analytical and critical thinking;
  • Ability to work in a team and high level of responsibility.

The company offers

  • The opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing FMCG companies in Europe
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Additional health insurance
  • Food vouchers
  • Fresh fruits, coffee, tea
  • Cozy and quiet office space
  • Flexible working hours and a hybrid work model
  • In-house gym

*The addition of letters of recommendation to your application will be considered as a strong advantage. 

**All applications will be treated fairly and in strict confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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