Legal Counsel to Skanska Financial Services




About Skanska

Skanska is one of the world’s largest construction groups and has a leading position in several markets in Europe and in USA. Skanska is also engaged in project development in selected geographic markets in the areas of residential and commercial properties, as well as in infrastructure and public private partnerships. The Group has approx. 43,000 employees. Revenues for 2015 amounted to SEK 155 billion with operating profit of SEK 6.5 billion and a return on equity of 22.5%. Skanska’s Series B shares are listed on the Stockholm Stock List Large Cap and the Group had a market capitalization of approx. SEK 85 billion. Read more at

Skanska Financial Services (SFS) is one of the Skanska Group’s support units and consists of four departments, Treasury, Project Advisory, SFS USA and Support & Control. To the Guarantees & Legal department, which is part of Project Advisory at SFS, we are searching for a highly motivated and qualified legal counsel.

Work description

You will work across all of Skanska’s geographies with a variety of tasks within the team’s area of responsibility, ranging from large and complex projects to more routine matters.

Your main tasks will include:

  • providing advise to Skanska entities on project specific structures and contractual conditions relating to guarantees and financial risk management.
  • assisting the business units in project finance transactions.
  • procuring and negotiating guarantee agreements with banks and insurance companies
  • setting up and monitor internal processes and policies for issuance of bank- and insurance guarantees or Skanska parent company guarantees.
  • general corporate law and legal compliance with regard to SFS activities
  • advising SFS Treasury on various legal matters

The work is often performed as an integral part of a project team and/or in close cooperation with Skanska units. The needs of the Skanska units must be fully understood and matched to achieve optimal solutions from a legal and commercial perspective. Frequent contacts with other Skanska entities, clients, partners and third part guarantors are essential for being able to provide high quality support to the business.

The position is based in Stockholm.

Your profile

You have around five years of relevant experience from law firm, bank or corporate. Experience from an international environment and from construction law and/or trade finance is meriting.  You are a business oriented team player with good social skills. Comfortably you communicate at all levels. With your strong driving force and curiosity you act proactively. Both your spoken and written English and Swedish are fluent.


For more information about the position, please contact recruitment consultant Erik Karlsson at HR Commitment +46 70 779 55 17. Applications will be handled ongoing. Please, send your application with your CV and personal letter, transcripts and testimonials as soon as possible to Mark the application  ”Legal Counsel Skanska”.