Global Director Legal & Compliance - Kongsberg Digital

Kongsberg Digital is a provider of next-generation software and digital solutions to customers within the maritime, oil & energy, and utilities industries.

Kongsberg Digital is a provider of next-generation software and digital solutions to customers within the maritime, oil & energy, and utilities industries.

The Global Director Legal & Compliance in Kongsberg Digital (KDI) leads a team of four, three legal advisors and one compliance manager, and reports to the CFO.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • The global Legal and Compliance team/function for KDI.


  • Management of a team of three legal advisors.
  • Provision of legal support to KDI's global operations on contractual and commercial matters.
  • Preparing, drafting and negotiating contracts to regulate a variety of 3rd party relationships.
  • Participation in tender preparations, clarifications and 3rd party negotiations.
  • Follow up and handling of complex client contracts and subcontracts, as well as drafting and updating contract templates.
  • Management and implementation of internal processes and corporate procedures.
  • Managing contractual disputes and ad-hoc in-house legal tasks.
  • Organize and conduct legal and compliance training in the central office and other locations.
  • Managing and driving relevant legal & compliance business plan initiatives.
  • Collaborating with other support functions and working closely with the global sales organization.
  • Working closely with external counsels globally.
  • Effectively managing risk and priorities associated with various engagements.
  • Supporting the organization on M&A activities.


  • Functional responsibility for the Compliance function with the support of the Compliance Manager.
  • Provide risk management and advice in support of strategies and business.
  • Being a trusted adviser to the organization, implement and ensure compliance of the organizations codes, policies and directives - antibribery, corruption, data privacy, export control, ethics and business conduct policies.
  • Investigation, training and management of business partners.
  • Promoting new ideas and ways of executing projects.

This role is perfect for you who already have:

  • An interest in contract law and business, as well as technology and software across different industries.
  • A law degree, with a minimum 7 years legal experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts - In-house legal experience is an advantage.
  • Experience with SaaS and PaaS Agreements.
  • Experience in providing ad-hoc business legal advice.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of commercial agreements, particularly technology/software agreements.
  • Experience working across a variety of international governing laws.
  • M&A experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate recognizable personal integrity, set high quality standards, work efficiently and in a systematic manner, and thrive working with tight deadlines.
  • Export control experience.
  • Experience working with data privacy, particularly GDPR matters.
  • Strong interest in how technology and governance systems can support internal control effectiveness and efficiency.

Location: Lysaker.

Does this sound like the next smart career step for you? Then join us on our journey to World Class - through People, Technology and Dedication.

Sounds interesting?

Please contact Caroline Martens in Panamera IMD by email at with “Legal Advisor + your name” in the subject field.