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Junior Legal and Compliance Officer

Job in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands

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English (Fluent)

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2 to 5 years

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About the Job

 In this role, you will support our Nutricia Worldwide Business Unit (CBU) that continues to grow rapidly (cc. 10% CAGR) in a complex global environment.  The CBU is driven by a clear strategic vision “Expedition 150” (150 Million Euro in Net Sales), with a track record of significant growth that reached >100 million EURO in 2019.

 Your mission is to provide relevant legal, regulatory and compliance support to the business as directed by Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs; you are a subject matter expert on privacy laws, implement and maintain GDPR across the business unit. You support the business by ensuring compliance with laws and regulations and Danone’s guidelines and policies – implementing them when it’s needed.

In this role, you will have 2 key areas of responsibility:

 Legal assistance:

  • Contract drafting, review and maintenance as required
  • Be a subject matter expert on privacy laws; implement and maintain GDPR across NWW
  • Support legal awareness sessions
  • Watch and monitor legal and regulatory changes that are relevant to the business
  • Assist in connection with dispute resolution and litigation


  • Support implementation of Danone policies, compliance with laws and regulations
  • Support compliance awareness sessions
  • Support risk analysis and risk mitigation plans to continuously improve compliance

 About You

 You have 2 years of professional experience as an in-house counsel or at a law firm  (we are looking for a junior expert). Preferably you have FMCG experience. You hold a Master’s degree in Law.

You can demonstrate experience in delivering complex projects and in engaging and building relationships with internal and external contacts. You are persuasive and can bring people together. You have strong planning and organisational skills and the ability to think strategically.

For this role, you know how to express yourself in a professional way in English (native/fluent) – Spanish or Russian language skills will be highly appreciated.

 About Us

 Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. Click here to discover more about Danone in the Benelux.

 We Offer

 At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

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