Business oriented senior Legal Counsel to ABB





ABB Sweden intends to hire a senior in-house legal counsel to join ABB Legal Team and serve as legal advisor to the business of the HVDC Product Group within ABB Power Grid Integration business unit. The position will be based at ABB Sweden headquarter in Västerås, Sweden. This is an excellent opportunity for a competent and confident lawyer to join a global business offering a challenging culture with high value and complex legal work.

Main Tasks

You will work closely and integrated with the organization to create effective, pragmatic and creative solutions to business and legal matters. You will draft, review and negotiate high value up- and downstream contracts through the whole contract creation process, often with consortium arrangements, as well as being the responsible lawyer throughout the project execution phase, including handling of claims and integrity matters. The work is greatly varied and you can expect exciting challenges over a broad spectrum of legal issues.  To meet the needs of ABB you will do some travelling.

Qualifications and personal profile

You have a law degree and significant experience as in-house legal counsel and/or lawyer with business law firm. You are a business minded and team-spirited individual with excellent communication skills at all organizational levels, and have experience in handling complex legal situations. With a positive attitude and pro-active way you work with your tasks.

Your oral and written Swedish and English are fluent. Additional language knowledge is beneficial.

Are you interested?

For further information about the position, please contact recruitment consultant Erik Karlsson at HR Commitment at +46 70 779 55 17. Send your application marked ”ABB” as soon as possible to

Information about ABB

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.

Grid Integration supplies stations, systems solutions and service for transmission and distribution facilities. Customers are power companies, industry and other companies that need to be connected to power networks. The market is driven by the need to create stable power networks and by environment reasons with the aim of increasing the use of renewable energy. Our environment offer also includes connecting ships to power networks to replace diesel operation in ports. We design and build indoor and outdoor stations that are both reliable and dependable.