Value driven Head of Legal


Do you dream of a job where you have every opportunity to develop and grow both professionally and personally while doing the world’s most important job? Welcome to Dibber.

Dibber is a family-owned international group developing and running more than 550 Early Childhood Education centres and schools in ten countries and growing strongly.

Do you have wide legal experience, really enjoy working with transactions and triggered by contributing to building a great international company? Then this is the job for you.

As Head of legal you will have a central role in the international expansion of Dibber. You make sure that our legal work is coordinated and fully integrated with our other processes and runs in accordance with our high-quality expectations.

Your role

In your role as Head of Legal you:

  • Coordinate all our legal work throughout the organisation, and participate directly where necessary
  • Is an active part of our acquisition processes, securing high quality on all legal documents, legal due diligence and contributes to developing the right negotiation strategies and structures towards each Target
  • Contributing in the legal part of our processes when establishing Dibber in new countries
  • Securing that our processes for creating and archiving of company documents (minutes of meetings, Articles/Memorandums of Association, Power of Attorney etc) is sufficient, efficient and of high quality
  • Reviews and give valuable feedback in negotiation and completion of material agreements
  • Participate in the development of Best Practices in the Compliance area of Dibber

In your role you report to Chief Financial Officer and will also cooperate extensively with the Global Growth Team. You will work closely with all Dibber country organisations, across various global functions and liaison with our external legal partners in each country.

Who are you?

You have relevant experience, are used to working in an international environment and you are motivated by working for an value driven organization. You master the balance of being hands on in some instances and coordinating and monitor processes and activities in other instances.

You enjoy teamwork, are proactive, innovative, and create an inspiring atmosphere around you. You thrive and are driven by working in a fast-moving and dynamic environment.

Required qualifications:

  • Higher legal education
  • At least five years of relevant experience, either in a similar function or within a legal firm
  • Solid experience with transactional work, preferably also cross border transactions
  • Good business insight and holistic view with an ability to see issues across roles/functions and organisation
  • Strong formulation and communication skills, in speech and writing
  • Fluency in English, in speech and writing

We offer:

  • Committed and competent colleagues in a purpose-driven international environment.
  • To be a key part of a team that has the ambition to lead the change in early childhood education globally by delivering world class EDC services
  • Participate in a growth journey where the group size will multiply several times the next 10 years
  • Dibber has a promise to all its employees; “With us, you have every opportunity to develop both as a professional and as an individual, while at the same time performing the worlds most important job in the best possible way.”

Do you feel intrigued and inspired by our company and the job as Head of Legal? We look forward to your application as soon as possible and no later than 10 th June 2022.

For more information or to send your application, please contact Atle Hørlyk, Chief Financial Officer ([email protected]).