Legal Counsel

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Date: Apr 11, 2024

Location: Budapest, HU, 1134

Company: Bunge

Location : Budapest 

City : Budapest 

State : Budapest (HU-BU) 

Country : Hungary (HU) 

Requisition Number : 32999 


Are you for a new step in your career in one of the biggest companies in Agri and Food Business? Within Bunge we are truly commited to connecting farmers and consumers globally to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world in the most sustainable ways. Manufacturing healthy and sustainable food, balancing indulgence and productivity, is challenging but our passionate people from all over the globe are dedicated to being agile and innovative. You probably have heard about our local brands of oil, Floriol and Vénusz? In Hungary we have a significant presence in our regional hub where we conduct our processes and complex activity in order to make the world go round.


How about applying for our Legal Counsel role?


Read the vacancy below to learn more about it!

Please submit your application in English version.


What you will be doing as Legal Counsel?


  • Provide legal support to Bunge Hungary and functional areas of Bunge cross border, also in collaboration with legal department at group level.
  • Mainly supporting Agribusiness, Execution, Logistics, And Procurement (main focus on non-industrial) in the fields of contracts, disputes and litigious proceedings, corporate matters, compliance/regulatory.
  • Work closely with Hungarian business based on understanding of their business, environment, strategic legal issues, challenges and opportunities, key customers, competitors and suppliers.
  • Advise on, draft or review commercial documentation binding the company to minimize exposures. Define and implement standards and processes for legal contracts and templates within the areas covered.
  • Provide legal assistance on certain corporate projects and matters. Support the Associate General Counsel Hungary with oversight for Romania in providing legal assistance on specific corporate development projects acquisitions, divestments, mergers and joint ventures. Collaborate with the financial departments in legal aspects of financial issues and manage corporate issues.
  • Manage the representation of the company before authorities, administrative or before quasi-judicial agencies.
  • Advise on pre-litigation resolution of commercial disputes and settlements. Define and implement measures for minimizing claims.
  • Support the Associate General Counsel Hungary with oversight for Romania in managing arbitrations and any other litigation arising.
  • Conduct trainings on topics falling within the scope of responsibilities.


What do we expect from our future Legal Counsel?


  • 5+ years’ experience in an international law firm and/or as an in-house attorney in a multinational corporation,
  • Fluent English,
  • Experience gained by providing legal support to Agribusiness activities (particularly with international footprint)  is an advantage,
  • Experience gained by providing legal support to commercial business activities (particularly in the field of FMCG) may be an advantage,
  • Admission to the bar is an advantage.


What can you expect from Bunge?


  • A competitive salary and great benefits package,
  • Work within an international and expert team,
  • Hybrid work schedule- up to 2 days of work from home weekly,
  • The opportunity to contribute in an impactful way to the business.


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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