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17/04 Nicola Coelho
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Mondelez - Legal Specialist - LLM (2-5 yrs)

Andhra Pradesh/Sri City Job Code: 687948

Legal Specialist - SriCity

Mondelez India Foods Private Limited, is a part of Mondelez International, which empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries. We’ve been leading the future of snacking in India for over 70 years with iconic brands such as Cadbury Dairy Milk, Silk, Five star, Oreo, Bournvita, Tang and Halls. Headquartered in Mumbai, the company has sales offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai and manufacturing facilities at Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Andhra. A collaborative & inclusive workplace with Great people and great brands where you can do more, learn more and grow more.


The Legal Specialist is responsible for providing legal support to the Mondelez Factory at Induri and Sricity. The position reports to Senior Legal Counsel, AMEA Legal India and Chocolates at HO and is primarily focused on managing Legal matters at one or more of our factories and or Corporate Functions.

The incumbent is expected to bring a business orientation and focus on problem solving, while upholding strong ethics and integrity across the organization.

The Legal Specialist, is charged with providing high quality and responsive legal support and guidance to the relevant factory/ies as part of the Legal team; establishing collaborative relationships with colleagues for effective business partnering of functions; manage litigation through external legal resources within budgets as directed by the Legal Counsel; and highlight and manage risk in areas supported.


Listed below are a series of brief key statements which describe the Principal Accountabilities of this role.

1. Provide legal support and risk evaluation to relevant factory, through :

- Contract risk management

- Ensuring appropriate protection of intellectual property

- Identification and interpretation of applicable laws and regulations

- Policy interpretation, development and training

- Litigation and support for customer claims

- Negotiate and managing external legal fees within agreed budgets

- Provide legal support for major projects in the relevant factory as delegated by Counsel and manage the Factory Stakeholder maps

2. Establish a culture of compliance throughout the relevant factory through all forms of advice, communication, role modelling and training and includes :

- Overseeing corporate governance and compliance with law and policy

- Policy interpretation, development and training

- Implementing effective compliance training programs for policies owned by the Legal function

3. Participate in and contribute to the Global Legal department's knowledge management and productivity building initiatives as agreed with the Counsel on an annual basis


- Robust knowledge of local law and regulations

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey legal advice and documentation in a commercially sound and relevant manner

- Sound judgment and business sense

- Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of managers across a wide variety of business disciplines

- Strong customer focus, yet have the ability to give independent advice

- Knowledge of domestic and international FMCG/Foods industry, competitors and regulatory environment

- Ability to manage numerous matters and competing priorities and to work within a matrix set up

- Bias for execution

Candidate Experience Profile :

Education : Post graduate degree in Law from a recognized University

Experience :

- At least 2 years Pre or Post Qualification experience as in-house legal advisor in a large corporation with multiple locations and manufacturing facilities.

- Experience in FMCG or Food companies preferred.

At Mondelez India, inclusion is a defining feature of our culture, and we celebrate diversity every day. Through best in class gender neutral policies and practices, we want our colleagues to work in an equal playfield and have successful and inspirational career stories with us. Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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