Legal Counsel Procurement

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Are you looking for a challenging job in a dynamic, complex and international environment? Do you want to have impact and shape the future? Are you the successor that can support us? We have an interesting challenge for you!

For the legal department of Nuon Energy in our Amsterdam office we are looking for a full time Legal Counsel Procurement

Your responsibilities as a Legal Counsel
The successful candidate will be primary contact for the procurement team and responsible for all procurement related legal issues in the Netherlands. Close cooperation with the procurement team is an important part of your role.
You will provide a full range of legal services, which includes drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on procurement related contracts and on a range of commercial agreements. This will include drafting and reviewing (legal) documents based on UAV-GC, but also ICT, HR, facilities, a broad variety of services and commodity purchasing. Moreover, you will be involved in the development and maintenance of master templates and training to support and protect the business. You will be part of a legal team of 6 lawyers and report to the Manager Legal Wind & Heat Netherlands.

Your profile
You are an experienced, proactive legal counsel with a strong business sense. A partner for the business. You are able to explain and convince clients and external parties in an international corporate environment with your strong analytical and communication skills.
Furthermore you have:
• A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (at a law firm or in-house)
• A Dutch Law graduate and professionally qualified business lawyer with experience in a commercial (international) environment with specific interest for the Energy sector
• Relevant experience with regard to procurement law and large construction contracts, such as UAV-GC
• Good business sense, able to act as a partner, speaks the language of the business and procurement
• Strong analytical and communication skills
• Ability to grasp complex areas of law rapidly and accurately
• Exhibiting sound practical judgment and result oriented
• Ambitious and willing to learn
• Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Since 2009 Nuon is part of Vattenfall. Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050. Wind power is the fastest growing energy source in Europe and plays a key role in meeting Europe's climate target. Vattenfall is one of the largest players in Europe when it comes to developing and operating wind power. Vattenfall will continue to expand its wind operations in our markets.

We offer
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal, dynamic working environment. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company where the only constant is change. Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a great work atmosphere. We want to be the best in what we do. We offer good remuneration, attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional growth. You will be working in our new modern head office in Amsterdam.

More information
At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Feel energized?
We look forward to receiving your application! We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter before the 1st of July. For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Eva Deen, +31611853543

Last updated: 2018-06-14 17:45