RESOLVA is assisting CIP with the recruitment of a HR Legal Counsel

Job description

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”) is expanding its Partner Relations & Incentives team (“PRI”) and looking for a new colleague with excellent skills within employment law to take on the role as HR Legal Counsel.  

You will join a group of 7 colleagues in the PRI team who value working together while taking responsibility for their individual areas of expertise. In the role as HR Legal Counsel, you will be supporting both business leaders and employees with tasks and advisory related to employment contracts, HR processes and employment law. 

To be successful in the role, you must thrive in a busy environment, feel comfortable responding to constant change and thrive in driving change yourself. Furthermore, we expect that you are passionate about the legal aspect of HR and know the importance of an engine that runs smoothly and delivers according to business expectations. 

CIP will on the other hand make sure that you get a good onboarding to the company and focus on your personal and professional development as part of your employment.  


As HR Legal Counsel in CIP, you get to bring your excellent people and service skills into play and use your fully equipped legal.

Your primary focus areas will be: 

You have a strong HR legal mindset and you are comfortable with translating legal matters into meaningful information. When optimizing processes and procedures you use your eye for details to create value for both leaders and employees. 

As a strong team player in PRI you will need to be collaborative and good at building trustful relationships. Further, you will have to be good at making decisions and comfortable standing your ground when required. We expect that you like to proactively stay ahead of challenges and adopt a structured approach to keep track of different tasks. Moreover, you are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and perform administrative work when required. 

  • Providing general counselling regarding various aspects of (mainly individual) employment law in Denmark and in relation to CIP’s global offices. 
  • Becoming a trusted go-to person for CIP’s Danish and international organization in relation to HR legal matters. 
  • Preparing, amending and managing employment related agreements. 
  • Ensuring compliance with employment legislation in relevant jurisdictions and developing and maintaining all contractual templates, policies and procedures.  
  • Taking responsibility for the development and optimization of the process of employing new colleagues. 

Reporting & Specs

Function title: HR Legal Counsel – Employment Law 

Business unit: Fund Management / CFO Area / Partner Relations, Incentives and Organizational Strategy 

Reporting to: Director of Employment Law Daniel Markussen 

Location: HQ, Copenhagen 

Expected travel: Infrequent

Ideal experience

The ideal candidate is a seasoned HR legal professional that meets the following criteria:  

Education: A master’s degree in laws (cand.jur., cand.merc.jur.). Candidates with an international equivalent or other proven proven and solid experience with employment law in an international context may also qualify.   

Work experience: A minimum of 4 years of post-graduate experience, preferably from a law firm or a large international company.

HR legal specialization: Solid experience within HR laws & regulations particularly within individual employment law. Experience with or interest in working with international employment set-ups is an advantage.  

Language skills: Strong written and oral communication skills in Danish and English and the ability to communicate issues and solutions in a simple and understandable manner.  

MS Office: Experienced user of MS Office package including Excel and PowerPoint. 

Personal capabilities

Structured and pro-active: Determined, structured and prepared to work in a fast-paced environment where one is encouraged to take initiative, ownership and drive a process. 

Communication: Clear communicator with the ability to keep things simple by finding the right balance between important details and clear communication. 

Independent problem solver: Capable of working independently and being proactive and aware of one’s own responsibilities with a great sense of time management. 

Positive team player: A team player with a positive attitude and a desire to have fun and embrace teamwork with a collaborative spirit in a growing international organization. 

Ethics & integrity: High level of ethics and integrity with a well-grounded and approachable personality. 

CIP´s value proposition to you

When joining CIP, you will become part of a highly international, fast growing, and successful enterprise with a leading international position in developing and managing energy infrastructure assets within offshore wind, onshore wind, offshore power transmission, biomass, waste to energy and solar PV.

CIP offers you a dynamic work environment close to management where you will join a strong team of talented colleagues working closely together from modern offices in the center of Copenhagen.

CIP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

CIP offers a competitive compensation package with various benefits, including pension and bonus, and excellent professional and personal development opportunities.

About CIP

CIP is a fund management company specialized in offering tailor-made investments in energy infrastructure assets globally, particularly within renewables and the greenfield segment. CIP is a pioneer in taking its approach and methods global and in realizing a profitable green energy transition based on high ESG standards.

CIP was founded in 2012, and currently has 10 funds and more than EUR 19 bn under management. Presently, CIP manages more than 20 investments in large scale energy infrastructure assets worldwide. Its investors include approx. 140 blue-chip institutional investors. By 2030, CIP expects to manage more than EUR 100 bn of assets and more than double the current number of employees.  

CIP-managed funds’ current investments include a wide range of energy infrastructure assets including offshore wind, onshore wind, offshore power transmission, biomass and waste to energy, and solar PV investments. CIP has an industrial heritage and an energy sector focused business model with a strong track record anchored in fully integrated inhouse investment and asset management teams. CIP’s business model is proven and comprises origination and investment selection; structuring and de-risking; world class construction execution; and long-term asset optimization of large scale and complex energy infrastructure projects. 

CIP is headquartered in modern offices in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has offices in New York, London, Hamburg, Utrecht, Melbourne, Singapore, Seoul, Madrid, Luxembourg and Tokyo.

A career at CIP means that you will have the opportunity to develop and utilize new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world. CIP is empowering people to innovate and invest for a better and greener future. With employees in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, CIP is a global business. At CIP you will be exposed to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry. 

Learn more about CIP at  

Application & contact

If you recognise the profile we are looking for in yourself and find this opportunity attractive please apply here and include a resume and other relevant documentation or call Mikkel Falkenberg from RESOLVA on tel: +45 29993065 to hear more about the position.

We will be conducting interviews as applications come in on a continuing basis, so please send your application as early as possible.



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