Head of Legal & Compliance Benelux

Head of Legal & Compliance Benelux
Region: Diegem
Required experience: 15 years
Environment: Company
Ref: VL/BE/LAW/3667/23
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

SERIS is a modern security company with a creative and ground-breaking philosophy. After more than 100 years, the SERIS Group now incorporates experienced businesses that are all experts in their field. Clearly defined, expertise-based business units work closely together to work out truly integrated and custom-made security proposals. 

SERIS offers solid security solutions for companies, public authorities and private individuals. Whoever wishes to engage their services, may rest assured that his security, his business and his precious belongings are secured in the best possible way. SERIS quite rightly pretends to be your Total Security Concept Provider.

Description of the vacancy

Contracts - Supporting the Group's commercial development and operational performance in the Benelux countries

  • Analyzing terms for private or public calls for tender, following tender process, drafting offers.
  • Negotiating, drafting and revising commercial and operational contracts (service contracts, public procurement contracts, general and special conditions for the various activities, subcontracting, supplier contracts, IT contracts).
  • Drawing up/updating standard contracts, standard clauses and negotiation tools for sales and operational staff.
  • Management and securing of contractual relations, support to the business in terms of performance, price increases, renewal or termination of contracts (pre-litigation, litigation).


  • Monitoring, analyzing and adapting the company's activities to changes in regulation governing the private security sector.
  • Relations with supervisory and regulatory authorities.
  • Involvement with professional organisations in the sector.
  • Management of the NSD department (National Security Department - 1 person).


  • Management of the corporate life of the Group's subsidiaries in the Benelux (corporate decisions, intra-group reorganisation operations, incorporations, mergers, liquidations, appointments of directors, changes to the articles of association).
  • Delegation of powers and signatures.
  • Drafting, updating and monitoring intra-group contracts in the Benelux countries.
  • Acquisitions and disposals, in conjunction with the Group Legal Department (due diligence, legal structuring, acquisition agreements, sale agreements, representation and warranties)


  • Support for the roll-out of the Group's ethics and compliance policy (competition, anti-corruption, personal data protection); Role of DPO in Belgium and supervision of compliance with personal data protection regulations in the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
  • Participation in the definition of the various compliance programmes and the drafting of supporting documentation, implementation of these programmes.
  • Raising awareness and training the Benelux team.


  • Education : Master in Business Law / Lawyer
  • Language : Dutch, French, English
  • Experience: At least 15 years' significant experience in a law-firm and/or as in-house lawyer
  • Practice areas : Contract law, information technology law (including personal data), commercial law, company law
  • Required qualities:
    - Thoroughness and conscientiousness
    - Curiosity and proactivity
    - Self-motivation and fighting spirit
    - Autonomy and a sense of priorities
    - Business involvement and interpersonal communication skills
    - Conviviality and simplicity

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