VIKING is looking for a Student Assistant to our Legal Team

VIKING is looking for a Student Assistant to our Legal Team
  • VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S
  • Sædding Ringvej 13, 6710 Esbjerg V
JOIN VIKING - and save lives for a living

Are you looking forward to working in a company with a clear purpose of saving lives and having ambitious goals for the foreseeable future?
Are you motivated by working close to management and being a part of a team, that has the world as its playground?

If you can say yes to the above then it might be you we are looking for as our Student Assistant in our Legal Team. The team is responsible for business and IT law, GDPR, sustainability – ESG, intellectual property rights and other areas within the field of law.

At VIKING, we live by saving lives. We are proud to be a world leading supplier of safety products, solutions, and services to the global maritime industry. Our equipment contributes to safety on everything from large cruise- and container ships to offshore platforms, ferries, fishing vessels, and superyachts.

Safety is the core in everything we do and our mission to protect and save human lives.

Do you want to join?
As student assistant in Quality, Legal & Academy (QLA), you will become a part of a legal team consisting of 3 fulltime employees and 1 other student assistant, where we work closely together with the rest of VIKING on a global scale to meet the legal tasks within VIKING. The teams are all, except 1, located in Esbjerg and work with work with everything from M&A to local policies.

Student assistants are an important part of the VIKING organization. Many of our students also complete their internships with us and write their thesis about real life projects and challenges in VIKING.
When you start your career in VIKING, you will become part of our strong Young VIKING Network where more than 55 ambitious trainees, graduates and student assistants get together to boost personal and professional development – and participate in social events. Read more about our Young VIKING Network here.

Your primary responsibilities and tasks includes:

  • Planning, coordinating and executing tasks related to Global Compliance and supporting corporate legal functions. This includes responsibility for coordinating various internal and extern fora relevant for our business and supporting our many internal stakeholders with legal material.
  • Staying ahead of the curve of new legislation, analysing our current state and offer ideas for improvements and implementation
  • Analyse, develop, implement and maintain internal processes and policies, as well as create concrete suggestions to process improvements
  • Creation and implementation of local guidelines and on-going re-evaluation of these
  • Handling and evaluating incoming internal legal and compliance
  • Provide ad-hoc practical and administrative support to your colleagues

You will work approximately 15-20 hours a week (2-3 full days) – with flexibility around exam periods.

Your profile
The ideal candidate are currently studying BA.jur. and have at least 1.5 years left of your studies.

  • You are driven and looking for exactly that company which can offer you a student job and later maybe a permanent position in our Legal Division.
  • You’re meticulous, organized and responsible: you can take ownership of tasks and projects while seeing them through from briefing to implementation
  • You are detail-oriented and a positive can-do attitude
  • It would be a benefit if you have maritime knowledge or technical flair
  • You enjoy working in a team that has an outgoing approach towards others and to contribute to the collaboration of our colleagues.

Since our corporate language is English, you have great English skills – both written and orally.

VIKING offers
We offer an attractive position where you get the opportunity to develop yourself in an interplay with colleagues, who value humor, job satisfaction, and a great work environment.

VIKING is a global workplace where the majority of our activities address the whole world. We have a strong culture and give space to the individual – we know everybody contribute with something special. Therefore, we invest in our employees and offer unique career opportunities in an international organization.

We also offer:

  • A strong commitment to well-being and work-life balance
  • Good health insurance coverage
  • Special discounts in local shops
  • An active employee association that arranges various social events

... and did we mention that we have Esbjerg’s best cafeteria? Access to our company fitness center and free massage and physical therapy are also part of the package at VIKING !

Do you want to be a part of VIKING?
All applications are received online by “Send application” in the job add. We conduct interviews continuously and therefore recommend you send your application and resume as soon as possible. All applications are naturally handled with confidentiality.

Start date is as soon as possible, however we don’t mind waiting for the right candidate.

If you have questions concerning the position or VIKING, you are welcome to reach out to HR Manager, DK Søren Langelund on phone +45 2542 8240 or by e-mail



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