The Kraft Heinz Company is a worldwide food company formed by the merger of Kraft foods and Heinz in 2015, making it the third largest food and beverage company in North America and fifth largest in the world. As a global food and beverage company, Kraft Heinz represents over $29 billion in revenue. In the Netherlands Kraft Heinz has a prime position in the food market with a-labels such as Honig, De Ruijter, Venz, Karvan Cévitam, Roosvicee, Brinta, Amoy, Wijko and Heinz.

To further strengthen the legal team, located in Zeist, we are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic

Senior Legal Counsel
challenging and fun position with FMCG company
Senior Legal Counsel
challenging and fun position with FMCG company
You will be part of the legal team that supports the Benelux and other EU countries on a broad range of legal matters. Within this role you support the Corporate Counsel Europe, and you have independent responsibility for legal support to the European procurement team as well (the European procurement team consists of between 35 and 40 people with many different nationalities, and is also based in Zeist). Working closely together with the business, you will mainly focus on reviewing and advising on international commercial contracts and procurement contracts of all sorts. In addition, you will provide hands-on legal advise to other EU countries and the Supply Chain hub regarding procurement related matters.


  • Dutch qualified lawyer with 6-8 years of working experience at a law firm
  • a bar registration or ability to register is a must
  • experience with international (procurement) contracts, experience in food or FMCG industry is preferred
  • good business sense, ability to build relationships and influence across all levels within the business
  • excellent written and oral communication skills in Dutch and English


  • a responsible and challenging and fun position with a leading global FMCG company
  • being part of an enthusiastic team, in an informal, entrepreneurial environment
  • excellent opportunity to enlarge legal experience close to the business
  • a central office in the heart of the Netherlands

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