Legal Manager - Brussels
04/05/2022

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Real estate, Data protection & privacy, Competition law, Other
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO04/05

At Danone, we are currently looking for a Legal Manager.

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At Danone, we are currently looking for a Legal Manager.

Working at Danone, you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Belux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

Key SPOC for legal and compliance matters with focus on sales/marketing teams and to a lesser extent the supply points.

Key deliverables to show success: (1) can-do mentality / (2) looks for solutions, not problems / (3) is able to connect easily with business stakeholders in order to build a relation of trust, allow him or her to raise the red flag if needed in a confident way

Key responsabilities:

  • You act as main legal business partner for our sales and marketing teams (e.g. advice and support of contract negotiations with customers, marketing campaigns, TV commercials, collaborations with bloggers & influencers)
     
  • You support our 2 Belgian product sites at Wevelgem & Rotselaar (e.g. CAPEX-investments, real estate & engineering projects, supply chain, energy, direct & indirect Procurement)
     
  • You support the General Counsel on the assessment of various compliance topics (donations, grants, sponsorships and trainings)
     
  • You handle and follow up litigations
     
  • You monitor evolutions in relevant national and European legislation and inform internal business stakeholders accordingly in order to keep abreast of legislative changes, to stimulate legal awareness and to ensure legal compliance within the company

You have a Belgian Masters of Law degree. You have at least 4 years of experience within a legal department and/or as lawyer. Knowledge of the FMCG/retail sector is considered as an asset.

You are fluent in Dutch, English and French.

You have a broad legal knowledge in matters relevant for our company (such as commercial law, contract law, market practices, food law, real estate, data protection, competition law). Any knowledge of public procurement and/or life sciences is considered as a plus in order to fully support our Nutricia-business.
 

We believe our ideal candidate:

  • Is flexible and able to adapt quickly in a changing environment and has a proven track record of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You set the bar high - have attention for detail and are open to learn something new every day;
     
  • Has a strong interest in the FMCG sector;
     
  • Is able to convey complex legal assessments in a hands-on advice for our business;
     
  • Is comfortable in balancing business stakes vs. legal risks in a pragmatic way. You are working as a problem-solver no matter the topic;
     
  • Is a pro-active, communicative, open and energetic team player while also able to work autonomously. You take ownership of tasks and responsibilities - making sure no stone is left unturned;
     
  • Is good at developing and supporting processes to organise our legal operations efficiently;
     
  • Is able to support and co-build within the team and with the business

Our core values - Humanism, Openness, Proximity and Enthusiasm embody the way we aspire to behave in everything we do. If you are an energetic person who believes in these principles, then Danone is the right company for you! Join our dynamic team and help us make our vision a reality by playing a key role in the performance of Danone and all its brands.

Interested?

Need more information? Please contact Mouna Houlich - Recruiter via [email protected]Please mention the reference Legal Manager - Danone - Brussels - ref. LexGO04/05.

 

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