NTG – Legal Counsel – M&A / Special Projects

JOB DESCRIPTION

NTG is looking for an ambitious and talented lawyer with strong legal skills, experience, and interest in M&A, corporate law and capital market law to take on the role as Legal Counsel.

As Legal Counsel – M&A/Special Projects you will mainly be engaged in M&A and corporate law with direct report to Executive Vice President Peter Grubert who is part of NTG’s Group Management team and leads projects within M&A and the Group’s co-ownership structure.

Further, you will have a unique opportunity to expand your non-legal skills and knowledge through interaction with colleagues with different nationalities and professional backgrounds. In the position you will also have substantial exposure to group management, local management teams, and other key executive, administrative, and commercial functions in NTG.

If you excel in a dynamic environment within a lean and ambitious organisation, and you have the drive and skills to take on these legal responsibilities, this might be the position for you.

LEGAL TEAM

The organization of NTG is extremely flat and cooperation happens directly between employees. However, your work will be carried out most closely in cooperation with EVP Peter Grubert but you will also have tasks where you cooperate with NTG’s dedicated Group Legal department consisting of 6 FTEs headquartered in Hvidovre as well as all other employees of NTG.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

NTG is looking for a person who by nature takes ownership and has a strong drive and commercial mindset that enables an independent and business focused support to the NTG organization. You must be open and eager to learn and have a strong ability to influence and build relationships at all levels of the NTG organisation.

Your areas of responsibility will include:

  • Handling all legal aspects of M&A processes from the strategic and practical preparation and structuring of transactions, through drafting and negotiation of documentation (NDAs, SPAs, TSAs etc.) and to integration efforts and engaging with the NTG organization in relation to various phases of M&A processes.  
  • Drafting and negotiation of a wide range of (typically) international ancillary contracts in preparation of and as part of executing and implementing M&A processes and in relation to general development of the NTG Group.
  • Advising on and managing corporate law in respect to M&A transactions as well as ongoing corporate structuring work.

REPORTING AND TITLE

Rapportering til: EVP, Peter Grubert – Part of Group Management

Titel: Legal Counsel

IDEAL EXPERIENCE

Education: A Master of Laws (cand.jur.) or a Master of Science (MSc) in Business Administration and Commercial Law (cand.merc.jur.).

Work experience: A minimum of 2 years of experience from a law firm, possibly combined with in-house legal role in a larger corporation.

Legal areas of specialisation: An interest in, passion for and some experience with M&A, corporate law and capital market law.   

Commercial: Strong commercial mindset enabling you to balance legal requirements with the commercial drivers and goal of the business.

Language skills: The ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels in NTG’s organisation in a clear and concise manner in both Danish and English.

PERSONAL CAPABILITIES

Pro-active: You are proactive with a natural inclination to take initiative and drive a process, and you can work well individually as well as part of a team.

Resultoriented: You can focus on delivering the best possible legal and commercial result with the given constraints and deadlines in mind.

Integrity & openness: You have a high level of integrity and openness that can facilitate a constructive work environment where trust, respect and mutual consideration is prioritized.

Responsible: You are willing to take responsibility, set direction and priorities, juggle multiple demands, and meet deadlines.

NTG’S VALUE PROPOSITION TO YOU

This is your opportunity to play a key role in defining your role in a leading, listed Danish freight forwarding company.

When joining NTG, you will become part of an international, fast growing, entrepreneurial transportation company with a flat structure and an informal tone. NTG provides you with exciting development opportunities in a successful and growing business with a hands-on and busy work environment. At NTG, the strong team culture ensures that colleagues are never too busy to support and care for each other, or to change and optimize the way that things are done.

NTG offers you a competitive compensation package with various benefits, including pension contribution and bonus.

ABOUT NTG

NTG Nordic Transport Group (“NTG”) is a global freight forwarding group offering services within road, air, and ocean transport and logistics across multiple locations in +20 countries around the world. NTG was established by Jørgen Hansen in 2011 with the goal of creating one of Europe’s leading transport companies via partnerships with the most talented people in the industry. This strategy has proved successful and NTG’s parent company, NTG Nordic Transport Group A/S, was listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen in 2019 and is now included in the Danish large cap index.

NTG’s is specialising in designing tailored transportation solutions for its customers. NTG moves goods throughout Europe and the rest of the world by truck, ship and aircraft, and because NTG’s employees are the most highly skilled in the industry, the service NTG provides is top-class.

NTG is special because it comprises over 70 operational companies – each with core competencies in particular fields of transport – and through acquisitions and partnerships with carefully selected companies, NTG is continuously expanding and enhancing its services and market position. This way, NTG can offer its customers the best transportation solutions regardless of the transport job at hand.

Another factor adding to the uniqueness of NTG is that NTG is co-owned by its employees. NTG’s customers notice this clearly reflected in the dedication and care that NTG invests in everything it does.

Since starting up in Denmark in 2011, NTG´s team has grown to include 2,000 employees based in 20 countries. NTG is on a continuous growth journey and recorded a group wide revenue of DKK 8.3 billion in 2023.

NTG has a strong culture to support its spirit as an entrepreneurial and dynamic company where employees are the main source of success.

To learn more about NTG visit https://ntg.com/.

APPLICATION AND CONTACT

If you recognise the profile we are looking for and find this opportunity attractive, please apply here and include a resume and other relevant documentation or call Mikkel Falkenberg on tel: +45 29993065 or Camilla Krogh on tel: +45 51261264 from RESOLVA to hear more about the position. Please note that due to the summer vacation period we do not expect to revert to applicants before first half of August 2024.

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