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The company

Vita develops, manufactures and markets flexible polyurethane (PU), Talalay latex and flooring products to create comfort, quality and functional solutions for its customers. Operating across Europe and with a presence in China, Vita strives to be the trusted and preferred partner of choice. Characterised by an entrepreneurial spirit, our companies are responsive and offer outstanding product development, quality systems and local customer care.

Further details about the company can be found on our website www.thevitagroup.com.

The role

The main role and responsibilities will include helping the General Counsel and the Senior Lawyer including (although, this is not an exhaustive list):-

  • company secretarial work;

  • trademark and patent portfolio management;

  • drafting general correspondence and documents;

  • preparing and drafting reports;

  • proof reading documents;

  • undertaking research;

  • general administration;

  • audit and compliance.

Supervision, support and relevant training will be provided although the successful applicant will also be encouraged, where appropriate, to use their own initiative.

Candidate specification

Candidates should ideally have:

  • an LPC;

  • a 2:1 undergraduate degree;

  • strong IT skills;

  • ability to adhere to and manage deadlines;

  • good written skills;

  • good administration skills;

  • good communication skills; and

  • Second language (would be an advantage)

Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate at interview that they:

  • are well organised;

  • have good attention to detail;

  • are able to work well under pressure;

  • are proactive; and

  • are self-motivated.

Candidates must ideally be available to start immediately (or within one month) and if you are interested in applying for this position please apply by sending your covering letter and CV to legalrecruitment@thevitagroup.com

Salary:

Competitive

Location:

Middleton, Manchester

Hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5:30pm