About My Client
My client is a renowned global player in (renewable) Energy. They are a pioneering technology leader, in sustainable and digital energy solutions. With public and private customers around the world, they are contributing to create, support and develop sustainable energy for the Energy sector, industry sector, IT sector, transport & infrastructure sector.My client has a globally-connected team of world-class experts in the Energy and Power sector, and is active in more than 90 countries worldwide with offices around the globe.
They offer the combination of a dynamic, fast-moving and international working environment with a strong human approach focussing on team-spirit, ethics and flexibility.
- # Global company
- # Renewable Energy sector
- # Project development
- # Brussels Region + 50% Home Office
My client is looking for a Contract Manager (in the context of a full-time legal interim management mission or a fixed term contract of 12 months) to strengthen their Benelux team (with head offices in the Brussels Region):
You will lead the provision of contract management services to the Local Business Units in Belgium and The Netherlands;
You will ensure that all contract management activities are executes in accordance with Group / Division / Business Unit directives and instructions including Company procedures;
You will ensure the portfolio of contracts in the business follows contract and claims management methodologies;
You will review and comment on commercial and technical tender terms and conditions;
You will develop contract strategy and overall execution strategy;
You will ensure contract execution from project kick-off to project closure and will highlight the areas of potential risk in consultation with the execution team;
You work in daily contact with the execution teams and guide them through the project;
You will establish and enforce standard change methodologies in portfolio of contracts to identify changes and quantify additional time and compensation due to my client;
You will work in close contact with the legal department for all major claims and support legal handling of dispute resolution;
You will support drafting of Purchase orders, contracts and subcontracts;
You will highlight areas of potential opportunity and risk at the beginning of the tender phase and as the project proceeds;
You will seek advice from Export Control to ensure accurate handling of all export control matters;
You will work in a highly challenging and stimulating environment;
You will have the opportunity to work on sophisticated cross-border contracts and negotiations;
You will be a part of an international team with a large legal department consisting out of in-house lawyers, contract managers, data-protection specialists and compliance officers;
Constant innovation, high quality standards and outstanding reliability are daily common drivers of the team;
You will work closely with the legal team, the claims team and the execution teams;
You will work autonomously as Contract Manager for the Benelux region and report directly to the global head of Contract Management located in Germany;
You will be a part of a world leading company that highly values equality, team spirit and communication within the team.
- # Legal Interim Manager
- # Highly challenging environment
- # International focus
- # Full-time mission of 12 months
You have 3 to max. 5 years of relevant experience as a lawyer or in-house junior Legal Counsel OR you are a a seasoned paralegal with at least 8 years of experience
You have a Belgian Bachelor or/and Master degree in law
You have a solid background in working in a challenging & international environment (such as an international law firm or a multinational;
You have a solid experience with reviewing and negotiating contracts & giving legal guidance related to commercial transactions;
You are passionate about innovation and project development;
You are native Dutch speaking with have an excellent / native level of English;
You thrive in an international, fast moving, innovative and stimulating environment;
You are able to work autonomously and independently and take pride in delivering high quality work;
You have profound negotiating skills with English as your working language;
You have excellent communication skills;
You are analytical, dynamic and business-minded;
You are a true team player with solid interpersonal skills.
- # Lawyer / In-house Legal Counsel 3-5 y. exp.
- # Paralegal min. 8 y. exp.
- # Commercial & Contract law
- # NL +ENG