Legal Counsel (m/f) - Export Credit Agency
17/05/2017

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Commercial, Insurance law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: JobID 1085472-EN

You have a master's degree in law supplemented with additional training in finance or corporate law. You have 3 to 5 years of experience in a reputed law firm.

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Do you have a passion for international trade, exports or finance?
Do not miss this opportunity: we are reinforcing our teams with new talent! Engage in a career at Credendo, the 4th European credit insurer.
 
Credendo – Export Credit Agency has been excelling in export credit insurance for almost a century. The company has grown to become a European player which is active nowadays in fourteen European countries under the name of Credendo.
 
470 enthusiastic professionals, 300 of whom are working in Belgium, assess the risks linked to international trade transactions and elaborate solutions to cover them.

As a member of the legal team of the Credendo Head Office, you will provide legal assistance on a wide range of issues related to international transactions and to export credit insurance.
 
Your responsibilities are:
 

  • Managing complex claim files related to export transactions or buyer credits financing such exports on a worldwide basis and in many different sectors of the economy. You have frequent contacts with exporters, banks, brokers, embassies and external advisers. You are involved in and negotiate international debt restructurings.
     
  • Advising on a broad range of legal matters, mainly in the field of company, insolvency and (re)insurance law, always in an international context. Stakeholders are the board of directors, the management, the other departments of the company and the clients.
     
  • Monitoring the regulatory environment in which Credendo operates. You respond to legal and structural changes, making a significant contribution to the group strategy. You are also involved in upgrading or shaping new insurance or funding products.

  • You have a master's degree in law supplemented with additional training in finance or corporate law.
     
  • You have 3 to 5 years of experience in a reputed law firm.
     
  • You show very good oral and written proficiency in English and French, your mother tongue is Dutch.
     
  • You have excellent communication skills and a strong influencing ability.
     
  • You are business-oriented and drawn to the financial aspects of international trade transactions.
     
  • You like working autonomously and show team spirit.
     
  • You handle stress well.
     
  • You are willing to travel occasionally.

  • A challenging career in a multilingual and international environment.

  • Continuous learning opportunities to develop your talent.

  • An attractive salary supplemented by a number of fringe benefits.

  • Our Belgian offices are located in the centre of Brussels, easily accessible by public transport.

Interested?

Please apply through the Credendo career website.

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