The Landert Group is a privately owned Group of companies, characterised by innovation, quality and genuine entrepreneurship. In our day-to-day activities, this means sometimes looking at things from a different perspective, never being satisfied with common solutions, acting flexibly and always showing the dynamism of a pioneer.

The Landert Group was founded in 1924 with its head quarters in Bülach near Zürich, Switzerland, and employs over 900 staff members across its two divisions SERVAX (customised electric drives) and TORMAX (automatic door systems).

The Landert Group is looking immediately or by agreement for an entrepreneurial-minded and service-oriented personality as our future

Head of Legal Group (100%)

Place of work: Bülach

This position has just been created and is made for a person looking for the challenge of building up a legal department from scratch. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the Group you will be responsible for providing legal services to headquarters and all business entities of the Group worldwide. Your main tasks will be as follows:

  • Build up and implementation of processes to ensure legal compliance and consistency across the Group
  • Drafting and implementation of standardised legal documents on Group level and adjustment to local laws
  • Support in shaping and negotiating client / supplier deals, contracts and M&A transactions
  • Definition of processes for monitoring and prosecuting IP violations
  • Handling of litigation and other disputes
  • Monitoring of legal developments and risks and provision of recommendations to management on how to handle their implications on the business
  • Occasional training of employees in and creation of general awareness among employees in legal and compliance matters
  • Responsibility for "Corporate Housekeeping" on Group level
  • Lead of legal team at headquarters and functional lead of legal staff based abroad (dotted line)
  • Management and instruction of external counsels

You have the following profile for this broad and challenging position:

  • Law degree from a Swiss university (Dr. iur., lic. iur. or MLaw)
  • Admittance to the bar, preferably in Switzerland
  • LL.M. or MBA would be an asset
  • Significant experience in Swiss contract and commercial law and readiness to familiarize yourself with the laws of the countries in which the Group is active
  • Several years of experience in a law firm and in addition several years of experience as Head Legal or Senior Counsel in a global industrial group
  • Experience in the building industry would be an asset
  • Ability to quickly understand a complex business environment in various business sectors and specific sales channels and technologies in different geographical contexts
  • Hands-on personality with the readiness to build up a department with a lot of perseverance and tenacity
  • Structured and very precise working attitude with the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time
  • Capability to work independently and deliver timely, sound and to-the-point working products in a demanding business environment
  • Having fun to work in a dynamic and growing industrial Group
  • Person of trust and long-term commitment
  • Pro-active personality leading by example and integrity
  • Strong command of oral and written German and English; other languages, particularly French would be an asset

Do you want to make a difference with us?
We look forward to receiving your complete online application. Applications from employment agencies will not be considered.

Human Resources
Landert Group AG
Unterweg 14
CH-8180 Bülach-Zürich