ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and primary steelmaking facilities in 16 countries. In 2022, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $79.8 billion and crude steel production of 59.0 million metric tonnes, while iron ore production reached 45.3 million metric tonnes. Our purpose is to produce ever smarter steels that have a positive benefit for people and planet.
Steels made using innovative processes which use less energy, emit significantly less carbon and reduce costs. Steels that are cleaner, stronger and reusable. Steels for electric vehicles and renewable energy infrastructure that will support societies as they transform through this century. With steel at our core, our inventive people and an entrepreneurial culture at heart, we will support the world in making that change. This is what we believe it takes to be the steel company of the future. ArcelorMittal is listed on the stock exchanges of New York (MT), Amsterdam (MT), Paris (MT), Luxembourg (MT) and on the Spanish stock exchanges of Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Valencia (MTS).
Group Legal & Compliance team of ArcelorMittal is looking for a Head Legal -Sustainability (minimum of 15 years’ experience) providing high-quality legal services to several companies of the ArcelorMittal group. Your main responsibility will be to give timely and efficient legal advice to the business regarding environmental, sustainability and climate issues and strategies
The position requires a strong experience in various areas of environmental law, sustainability, climate change and decarbonization.
You have obtained a relevant experience of minimum 15 years preferable in an international law firm and/or as inhouse counsel; experience in the industry would be an asset but not required.The position requires a strong experience: As a good and recognized expert in European and International Environmental Law (knowledge of the EU ETS, the main international treaties and EU Legal Instruments related to climate change, waste, energy, etc.).Fluent in English. Knowledge of another European language will be an asset.
Masters Degree in Law. Bar membership would be an asset.
You have good change management capabilities and leadership competency and you are stress resistant.The willingness and capability to be a “hands-on” lawyer, to analyze and solve complex legal issues, with a proactive, energetic and enthusiastic approach.The willingness to develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with ArcelorMittal, ArcelorMittal’s businesses, its people, markets, facilities and customers.Ability to understand priorities and to see the bigger picture, self-reliant, self-responsible, know to seek help when needed.Being a good team player, loyal and transparent is key.Strong communications skills: ability to effectively communicate in an international environment, with various stakeholders.
Experience in an international law firm and/or as inhouse counsel; experience in the industry would be an asset.
The Group Legal and Compliance team of ArcelorMittal is responsible for legal service and support to the business focusing on areas of expertise such as: business development, joint ventures and partnerships, disputes and litigation, competition law, International Trade, Funding, Environment, Climate Change, Health & Safety, corporate issues generally, corporate governance, compliance and data-protection, commercial contracts, labor law, intellectual property and trade secrets, finance. The mission of the ArcelorMittal Legal, Compliance and Company Secretarial Function is to add value to the organization by providing proactive, strategic, effective and efficient advice and to assist in identification and management of legal, regulatory and governance risks and opportunities.