Location Luxembourg
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference ACRE-12461

Are you motivated to apply your legal expertise to a mission critical to the well-being of our planet? Are you looking to work for a market-leading company driving innovation on a global scale?

With almost 16,000 employees worldwide, ArcelorMittal is one of the largest steel producers in the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, they are at the forefront of the net-zero transition in the steel industry. Steel is as relevant as ever to the future success of our world and plays a critical role in our built environment, which accounts for nearly 40% of global emissions. Furthermore, as one of the only materials that has the potential to be completely reusable and recyclable, it will play a critical role in building the circular economy of the future. Steel is central to the sustainability of our planet.

ArcelorMittal sits near the heart of European sustainability innovation and is investing heavily in clean and responsible steel production. They have committed that their global portfolio will become net zero by 2050.

ArcelorMittal lives by its mission to help build a better world with smarter steel.

The Role

The Group Legal & Compliance team of ArcelorMittal is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel, Sustainability and Environment to provide high-quality legal services to several companies within the ArcelorMittal group.

The Key Responsibilities

  • Developing corporate strategy and support corporate functions on environmental, sustainability, climate change and decarbonization.

  • Providing legal support related to environmental, sustainability, and climate issues, strategies, and projects (for European and international issues) of AM operations and activities in and outside Europe.

  • Protecting and defending business interests in dispute resolution scenarios related to environmental, sustainability, and climate change.

  • Attending internal and external meetings with third-party stakeholders and, where appropriate, assisting directly in negotiation with third parties.

  • Actively supporting international legal initiatives, regularly sharing best practices, new challenges or developments, innovations and efficiency-related projects.

  • Staying up to date on regulatory and legal changes.

  • Negotiating with internal and external stakeholders, suppliers, as well as authorities.

  • Collaborating with other Legal team members and other internal stakeholders dealing with environmental, sustainability and climate issues to exchange on best practices.

  • Developing and delivering legal training to the business and legal teams.

To be successful in this role, you will bring

  • Significant experience in an international law firm and/or as in-house counsel. Experience in industry (either steel, cement, oil & gas) is preferred.

  • Expertise in European and International Environmental Law (knowledge of the EU ETS, the main international treaties, and EU Legal Instruments related to climate change, CCUS, energy, etc.) and/or expertise in main ESG reporting regulations (CSRD, GRI, etc).

  • The willingness to develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with ArcelorMittal, ArcelorMittal's businesses, its people, markets, facilities and customers.

  • The ability to understand priorities and to see the bigger picture, self-reliant, self-responsible, know to seek help when needed.

  • Being a good team player, loyal and transparent is key.

  • The ability to effectively communicate in an international environment, with various stakeholders.

  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of another European language would be an asset.

Preferred locations: Luxembourg, Belgium, Paris, Dunkirk, Hamburg or Berlin.

"ArcelorMittal has been working hard to be at the forefront of our sector in the net-zero transition, as we believe not only will this help decarbonise the global economy but will also generate opportunities in multiple aspects of our business." - Aditya Mittal, CEO, ArcelorMittal

Acre is supporting ArcelorMittal in the hiring process for this position. Please apply above. To find out more details, please contact Dan Bond at dan.bond@acre.com.