Contracts Manager - Mechelen

Region: Antwerpen
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2633/21

Contracts Manager, legal counsel or lawyer in (IT-related) commercial contracts in an international environment, with at least 5 years of relevant experience.You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and English (written and verbal).

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Our client, UnitedLex, is a technology and legal services company committed to delivering full-scale Digital Transformation. The world’s most forward-thinking law departments rely on the company’s expertise in over 25 global jurisdictions.

Founded in 2006, the team includes 3,000 legal, engineering, and technology professionals with major operations in 18 countries.

They think holistically: they guide, design, implement, and financially commit to the innovative strategies and solutions they provide.

As UnitedLex continues to grow and develop, they are seeking an outstanding individual with significant Contract Management experience, based in Belgium, to support their customer DXC.

As Contracts Manager you will be part of the Global Contracting & Commercial Solutions Group for UnitedLex.

Your primary focus will be on:

  • commercial and contractual analysis, advising on technology and outsourcing deals;
  • giving expert advice and guidance on contract interpretation, understanding of the key risks and obligations of contracting;
  • assisting the business with Profit Leakage monitoring, Early Warning and Development of Handling plans while informing the business of future issues and opportunities is paramount;
  • giving local, regional, or global support.

Initially, you will be supporting a client of UnitedLex, DXC Technology (a major multinational technology/outsourcing company formed from the merger of CSC and HPE Enterprise Services).

  • You obtained a Belgian Master’s degree in Law.
  • You have at least 5 years of relevant experience as a Contracts Manageror as a legal counsel/lawyer in (IT-related) commercial contracts in an international environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English is required (written and verbal).
  • Contract and commercial drafting and assessment experience is required.
  • You have extensive experience in ensuring consistent management of proposals and contracts. This generally includes oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific standards for bidding and submission, contract negotiations and document management.
  • You are able to work remotely and within a team, and you are able to build relationships with other business functions (legal, finance, compliance etc.).
  • You have a demonstrable knowledge and judgment about contractual and commercial risks/issues in transactions.
  • You are able to think outside the box and are a problem solver.

You will report to the Head of Commercial Contracts Southern Europe, based in Belgium.

You will be part of a dynamic team of 25 Contract Managers within an international organization.

Your working environment is stimulating and informal.

You will be offered a motivating and competitive remuneration package.


Contact Laetitia Christiaens via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2633/21).

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +32 (0)2 290 23 54
Mobile: +32 (0)478 33 97 18
Ref: VL/LAW/2633/21

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