NTG – Senior Legal Counsel – POSITION FILLED

RESOLVA is assisting NTG with the recruitment of a Senior Legal Counsel

Job description

NTG Nordic Transport Group (“NTG”) is looking for an ambitious and talented lawyer with strong legal skills, experience, and interest in international commercial law (particularly with focus on transportation and logistics services) to take on the role as Senior Legal Counsel.

As Senior Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for providing business focused advice to all parts of NTG’s organisation covering a range of legal areas, including transportation & shipping law, corporate and commercial law, and you will be negotiating and drafting a broad range of contract types across the company’s value chain. Further, you will be supporting and sparring with other business functions in relation to various legal issues, and you will be involved in managing outside counsel in relation to matters requiring external legal support.

Your work will be carried out in close cooperation with the rest of the NTG Group Legal department consisting of 6 FTEs headquartered in Hvidovre together with NTG’s global management and other corporate functions. The team consists of highly engaged in-house legal professionals supporting all parts of the organisation.

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.


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:

  • Provision of advice to the NTG organization in relation to Danish and international transportation and shipping law.
  • Drafting and negotiation of a wide range of (typically) international contracts, including supplier contracts, logistics and warehousing agreements, agency agreements.
  • Managing claims and disputes including communication with and management of external legal advisors.
  • Supporting the business in various day-to-day legal matters on a range of other legal subjects, including general corporate commercial law, intellectual property law, dispute resolution etc.
  • Participating with the rest of the legal team in designing and organizing processes for strengthening NTG’s contract processes and facilitating training and educational courses on legal topics across the organization.

Title and reporting to

Reporting to: Group General Counsel Thomas Junker Jensen

Your title: Senior 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 4 years of experience from a law firm and/or in-house legal role in a larger corporation.

Legal areas of specialization: An interest in, passion for and some experience with transportation/shipping law and contract law. Knowledge of other areas of commercial law would be a great plus.

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.

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

Integrity and 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.

Working at NTG

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 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 over 2,000 employees based in 20 countries. NTG is on a continuous growth journey and recorded a group wide revenue of DKK 10.2 billion in 2022.

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 in yourself and find this opportunity attractive please apply here and include a resume and other relevant documentation or contact Christina Balling Schmidt on tel. 3010 3918 or Mikkel Falkenberg on tel. 2999 3065 from Resolva 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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