Paralegal - Brussel
14/05/2020

Region: Brussels
Function: Paralegal
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Civil Law, Corporate law, Banking & Finance, Other
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2560/20

Paralegal with minimum 3 years of experience. Fluent in English and French. Shared values with EDFI MC: dynamism, willingness to build a better world and spirit of initiatives.

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EDFI Management Company (EDFI MC) is a management company with a public mission to support market development in low- and middle-income countries and to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. EDFI MC manages delegated funding from the EU through various blending instruments. We deliver development finance solutions that enable European Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and private sector investors to increase the scale and impact of their work by investing more and in higher risk opportunities than would otherwise be possible.

EDFI MC was established in 2016 by the 15 European DFIs as a full subsidiary of the EDFI Association based in Brussels. The company is a dynamic organisation that is continuing to develop its product offering and building its internal capacities to successfully execute on its mission.  It is currently mandated to run several financing instruments and facilities: ElectriFI, AgriFI, the T&C facility guarantee, ICCF, EFP and two upcoming EFSD guarantees. For more information please check www.edfimc.eu.

EDFI Management Company is looking forward to further strengthening its Legal team by hiring a Paralegal who will report to the Head of the Legal team.

Your key responsibilities shall be:

  • Assist in day to day tasks related to legal matters, regarding EDFI MC’s investments, financings and other activities;
  • Assist the Company Secretary, in particular, prepare all board and committees meetings, draft the relevant agendas and minutes and liaise with the management team and board of directors;
  • Perform and follow-up of legal publications and internal/external filings;
  • Be the first point of contact and handle all internal legal requests in the context of Know Your Customer (KYC) /Anti-Money Laundering (AML) matters in respect of our investments; and
  • Perform or assist with internal/external trainings or presentations, i.e. ensure that the Legal team and the company remain up-to-date and give/help preparing internal presentations to deal teams.
  • minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in a Paralegal position, ideally strengthened by a Paralegal diploma. Experience can be in a law firm, in a corporate department, a notary public, a financial institution or any other relevant experience;
  • Fluent in English & French (Dutch is a plus);
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Well-organized, committed to deliver quality work with a strong sense of responsibility and attention to details and deadlines;
  • Pro-active and flexible mindset, willingness to work in team; and
  • Familiar with legal terminology.

EDFI MC offers:

  • dynamic and international environment in collaboration with passionate people;
  • An impactful work in direct contact with entrepreneurs and developing countries institutions;
  • permanent full-time employment contract based in Brussels; and
  • Compensation in line with bilateral development finance institutions and with your background and experience.

Interested?

Contact Caroline Voisin via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2560/20).

E-mail: career@vialegis.be
Ref: VL/LAW/2560/20
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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