Legal Counsel

Tractebel is a global community of 5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive.

Mission

Our Legal, Ethics and compliance department is looking for a motivated legal counsel to join their team based in Brussels (short trips will occasionally be necessary). As a legal counsel, your tasks will include:

  • Proactively and on demand advising and supporting operations staff on all matters relating to the identification and optimal management of legal risk, in particular when preparing calls for tenders (including the legal structuring of offers and relationships with partners and subcontractors) and during contract negotiations and management;
  • Preparation and participation in Risk Committees;
  • Assisting the subsidiaries with the management of legal risks;
  • Actively contributing to the development and implementation of Tractebel Engineering's legal policies, processes, standard contracts and trainings;
  • Actively contributing to the implementation of applicable compliance procedures;
  • Management of the corporate housekeeping of the Tractebel Engineering group companies and branches;
  • Advising on the choice of and supporting the implementation of the adequate legal structures necessary for implementing projects (subsidiary, branch office, permanent establishment, etc.);
  • Managing litigation and legal disputes;
  • Assistance with respect to M&A activities;
  • Evaluating the relevance of calling upon outside lawyers, directing their interventions and controlling legal costs;
  • Assistance with the follow-up of insurance matters and the collaboration with the brokers and insurance companies.

Qualifications

Profile

  • You have a Belgian Master in law;
  • You have at least 5 years' experience working as an in-house or external lawyer;
  • You have an excellent command of Dutch and English with excellent reading, writing and listening skills. French is an advantage;
  • You have specific experience in Public procurement law, contract law, company law and litigation and claims management;
  • You have a good understanding of the business issues and are eager to work in an international environment;
  • You are pragmatic, flexible and solution-seeking;
  • You have good verbal and written communication , assertiveness;
  • You work well in a team and have excellent communication skills;
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and are well-organized;
  • You have good analytical, synthetical skills and risk awareness;
  • You are stress resistant and keen to meet deadlines;
  • You are rigorous and professional.

Mobility:

Based in Brussels with Homeworking

Meer details op: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/?currentJobId=3411425580&distance=25&f_C=4997&geoId=100565514&keywords=legal%20counsel

Bedrijf
Tractebel Engineering SA
Link
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/search/?currentJobId=3411425580&distance=25&f_C=4997&geoId=100565514&keywords=legal%20counsel
Contactpersoon
Sandrine Wengler
Adres
Boulevard Simon Bolivar 34-36 - 1000 Brussels
Telefoon
+32 474 84 06 42
E-mail
sandrine.wengler@tractebel.engie.com

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