Global Legal Counsel

Business Area:  Finance

Ballerup, DK

Country:  Denmark
Employment type:  Full-time

Would you like to be close to decision-making and involved in all aspects of the business in a highly innovative, truly global and rapidly growing company? Do you like challenges within a wide range of legal questions? And can you deliver high-class legal support with a pragmatic approach to solutions? Well now is a fantastic time for you to join us. 


We are looking for a highly qualified Global Legal Counsel to support our business within the two separate areas of data privacy and international contracts. You will be part of the Global Legal department and work from Ambu’s headquarter in Ballerup. 


Ambu develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices. Millions of patients and healthcare professionals depend on the functionality and performance of Ambu’s products worldwide.   



As Global Legal Counsel your responsibilities will include  


  • Act as a proactive legal partner to all functions of Ambu in relation to data privacy and procurement. 

  • Provide advice on data privacy in general e.g., in relation to development of new products. 

  • Oversee our data privacy management system, policies and guidelines.  

  • Draft, review and negotiate international contracts, e.g., consulting agreements, project agreements, purchasing agreements, IT agreements, and clinical study agreements.  

  • Provide support to projects and initiatives. 

  • Provide ad-hoc advice on various commercial legal matters.  

  • Provide employee training.  



Solution-oriented candidate with a pragmatic approach 

Our ideal candidate holds a master’s degree within Law (cand.jur) and has 3+ years of experience with legal counselling either from a law firm or as in-house legal counsel working with the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR” as well as international contracts. The candidate shall be curious with regards to GDPR and have an interest in working with data privacy in a broader perspective.  


You thrive on handling a wide range of tasks and you manage to consistently deliver professional and constructive solutions with a business mindset. You have excellent analytical skills, and you know how to prioritize and meet deadlines. In addition, you have great communication skills. 

You are methodical and thorough. You have the ability to work effectively on multiple projects without losing sight of details and quality.  


It is key that you by nature are committed, proactive and that you are able to identify and explore opportunities. You have high integrity and strong interpersonal skills. You can interact with and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.  

Since we are a global company, you will be involved in cross-cultural collaboration, which means that you must be fluent in Danish and English, both orally and in writing.  


Ambu – a visionary and international workplace where your efforts matter


Ambu is a company that expands rapidly and has ambitious growth targets. We meet these targets through interdisciplinary teamwork between motivated and highly skilled employees. Your contributions and efforts are crucial to our success and by joining us you will get the opportunity to work in an international head office with an informal working environment. 


We offer a wide range of professional, social, and financial employee benefits along with exciting job challenges and career opportunities contributing to your job satisfaction.


When to apply


As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. We will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate. 


For further inquiries please contact Lead Legal Procurement and Head of Data Privacy, Gry Sahner Gundestrup, at +45 7225 2000 or by e-mail


Your application will be treated confidentially.


About Ambu

Ambu has been bringing the solutions of the future to life since 1937. Today, millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend on the efficiency, safety and performance of our single-use endoscopy, anaesthesia, and patient monitoring solutions. We continuously look to the future with a commitment to deliver innovative quality products that have a positive impact on patient care and the work of healthcare professionals. Headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark, Ambu employs approximately 5,000 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.

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