General Counsel

Would you like to work with a cloud-based SaaS solution for the aviation industry, with the aim to enhance our clients’ success, flight safety and happiness?

Do you have a solid legal background and are looking for opportunities to grow yourself and your career quickly in in a strongly value-based, global culture?

Then, this might be an excellent opportunity for the both of us!
We are Web Manuals. We are on an exciting journey to become the world standard in digitizing manuals.

Web Manuals is based in Malmö’s most modern area! Just within the last year, the Web Manuals team grew by 30%. Web Manuals has clients in over 70 countries across the whole world. Web Manuals enables air operators to achieve better control and compliance for their mission-critical manuals while making the operation more agile and safe.

Our cloud-based document management system is a tool for digitizing manuals for small to mid-sized air operators. We help our clients become more successful, safe, and happy by simplifying the editing and distribution of operational manuals.

We are a young and fast-growing company with a team of about 60 employees and offices in Malmö, New York City, San Diego, and Singapore!

What we offer

–       A strong value-based culture with fantastic opportunities to grow, develop yourself and influence both your daily work and the business.

–       An opportunity to be part of giving back to society, through our Social Impact Program 1-2-3 Forward.

–       A global, dynamic, and diverse environment! Among the 60 of us, we speak 28 languages!

–       To be part of a disruptive company with about 500 customers in the aviation industry.

The Role

As General Counsel, you are responsible for the Legal function ensuring that the Web Manuals can continue its fast and global growth while maintaining a low exposure to legal risks. You will be working with our great team members, providing commercial legal support and expertise. You will be responsible for all commercial agreements as well as employment contracts for employees in Sweden, Singapore and the US.

The role also includes responsibility for corporate compliance, corporate risk management, insurances, and IPR.

As our high-velocity growth continues and we look to make acquisitions, M&A will become a key part of the role as well.

Responsibilities

–        to ensure that the company meets its legal requirements

–        to manage contracts, contract templates, and negotiation instructions

–        to support the Commercial team in customer and partner negotiations

–        to manage business risk, company insurances, and Intellectual Property Rights

–        to support investment, merger, and acquisition activities

 Competency requirements

–        Swedish Master’s in Laws and at least 5 years practice with an established law firm or relevant in-house counsel experience

–        Proficient legal experience in a wide range of contracts, human resources, and M&A

–        In depth knowledge of financial law and risk management practices

–        Acting with integrity and credibility

–        Excellent communication in English, both verbally and written

–        Be able to engage with staff at all levels of the organization from diverse backgrounds

–        Experience from SaaS applications or software industry is preferred

To succeed in the role as Legal Counsel, you need to be business-minded and analytical with great communication skills.

To love being part of the Web Manuals family, you are ready to join us in our values Leadership, Enthusiasm and Responsibility. We are truly looking for someone who has an open mind and non-prestigious attitude to changes, diverse cultures, and a natural incline to get involved, take responsibility and act with integrity at all times.

The position is based in Malmö and is a full-time position which we would like to see starting as soon as possible.

All applications are submitted via our website: https://webmanuals.aero/career

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