Legal Contract Engineer for Procurement - M/F/X

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: Job ID 1099589

Bachelor or Master degree ( Law degree or technical degree is a plus, but no must). A minimum of 3 to 5 year experience preferably in a legal, contracting, credit or commercial banking domain.

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Want to help shape the bank of tomorrow today ?

At the bank for a changing world, our employees make change their greatest asset, turning challenges into opportunities. They think ahead to offer customers innovative solutions perfectly suited to their needs. 
At BNP Paribas Fortis, the country's number one bank, employees enjoy continuous career growth in a rewarding and flexible work environment.

Procurement is in charge of selecting and managing Suppliers ensuring that BNP Paribas Fortis acquires and uses the right goods, services and suppliers in all purchase spend categories (Technology, Professional Services and Facility Services)* at the best possible Total Cost of Ownership and this for all projects with a value higher than 200.000 euros.

At this moment Procurement is looking for a CONTRACT ENGINEER (M/V/X/).

As a Contract Engineer you contribute to protect BNP Paribas Fortis when contracting with third parties for the acquisition of goods and services.

Your key deliverables are :

Sourcing Project Assistance : 

  • Assist the Procurement Buyers and the Business Procurement Representative staff in the businesses in the creation of contracts;
  • Advise on the most appropriate contract texts based on a contract risk analysis
  • Provide specific contract wording
  • Assist in negotiations
  • Draft the final contract (or validate the final draft)
  • Document the contract in Ariba e-sourcing portal
  • Liaise with Legal and internal stakeholders
  • Integrate the requirements of the BNPP Fortis internal regulators (Global Security, Compliance, Audit, 2OPC, Fraud prevention, etc. ) into the daily practices of procurement.
  • Contribute to the analysis of Supplier risk

Continuous Improvement : 

  • Contribute to keep the contract toolbox (I.e. contract templates, standard appendices and schedules, model contracts, and associated policies and working instructions) up to date.
  • Contribute to keep the contracting related procedures up to date

Required level and content of education :

  • Bachelor or Master degree ( Law degree or technical degree is a plus, but no must) .
  • Eager to acquire knowledge of law of obligations for contracting. 
  • Basic knowledge of financial and economic analysis, skills and tools.
  • Bilingual : F/N or N/F and proficient knowledge of English.
  • Digital native or second nature by experience.
  • Integer, risk conscious, analytical, team player.

Business experience required :

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 year banking experience, preferably in a legal , contracting , credit or commercial banking domain.
  • Experience in dealing with commercial partners in a B2B environment ( merchants , small businesses , corporates )is highly appreciated .

In a changing world, diversity and inclusion are core values. At BNP Paribas Fortis we want to attract and retain women and men of all ages, from all backgrounds, each with his or her own experience. We firmly believe that diversity increases performance and innovation. All our offers for full time are also available for 90% or 80%.

  • A stimulating job in the very heart of Brussels. 
  • A dynamic team in a company undergoing major development. 
  • A job on HB 15-16 level, dependent on your profile and your former experience


Convince us and please apply online by clicking this link. We will get in touch as soon as possible.

Do you need additional information, please contact:

HR Advisor - Betty Lenaerts Tel. 02/565.80.72

BUSINESS managers :

- Piet Herman, 02/228.64.52 
- Luc Declerck, 02/228.83.62

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