Food law counsel (6-month fixed-term contract)

Food law counsel (6-month fixed-term contract)
Region: Senningerberg
Required experience: One year
Environment: Company
Contract: Temporary position (Full-time)

Company description

Founded in 1946 by Pietro and Giovanni Ferrero, the Ferrero Group is a family-owned business in its third generation. It has been built by talented people who share a commitment towards continuous improvement to achieve the highest quality and care. This same commitment is put into everything we do for our consumers and characterizes the environment in which we operate.

Some of the world’s most iconic confectionery products come from Ferrero, including Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, and Kinder Surprise®. Sold in more than 170 countries, our products are part of the collective memory and traditions of consumers all around the world; loved by generations.  

The secret to our global success is our 38,767 employees across the world, all dedicated to delivering the care and quality to craft the business, the careers and the brands we are proud of. From the moment you join us, we make sure you can nurture your curiosity and natural abilities. We provide the resources you need to succeed personally and professionally in a diverse work environment that is multicultural, innovative, and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Ferrero HQs in Luxembourg we are looking for a Food Law Counsel (Fixed-Term Contract 1 year) within Legal Department Team.
This role will give you the opportunity to work in close collaboration with several departments at both central and local levels, aiming for comprehensive alignment and a uniform approach on different aspects concerning labelling and presentation of the food products.

Main Responsibilities:

Thanks to your analytical skills, you will be tasked with analyzing, interpreting, and implementing applicable Food Law requirements, with a regional focus on Scandinavia, Czech Republic, and the Balkan Region within the Multi-Countries Region.
Your key responsibilities will involve drafting and approving labelling specifications, in collaboration with local marketing teams, and external consultants. Additionally, you will liaise with local external counsels on specific Food Law matters in order to provide legal opinions and risk assessments to various stakeholders.
Your responsibilities will also extend to providing training and guidelines on food labelling compliance, encompassing aspects like artwork development and the feasibility of multilingual artworks, as well as the implementation of voluntary labelling requirements. 

Who we are looking for:

You bring your university degree in Law and a solid EU Food Law expertise. Your extensive experience of at least 1-3 years in a similar position as in-house counsel or in a law, consultancy firm, within FMCG industry will be valuable in this role.
Proficiency in English is a fundamental requirement, and knowledge of other languages within the scope is considered beneficial.
Thanks to your comprehensive experience in EU food law, you will be well-equipped to navigate and interpret complex regulations.
A flexible mindset, proactive attitude and organizational skills are essential for addressing the dynamic nature of regulatory landscapes and ensuring a proactive approach to challenges.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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