Legal Advisor Social Affairs
29/01/2019

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company, Other
Legal subjects: Employment & Social Security
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

YouConnect is looking for a Legal Advisor Social Affairs to join Comeos, the Belgian federation of commerce and services.

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Our Client

Comeos is the Belgian federation of commerce and services, representing members active in 18 sectors, going from mass retail (Carrefour, Colruyt, Delhaize, …) over Fashion (C&A, H&M, Inno,…) to DIY (Hubo, Brico, Gamma,…) and restaurants and catering.

Comeos acts on behalf of all kinds of stores and commercial outlets in Belgium: convenience stores and hypermarkets; wholesale and retail sellers; doorstep selling; food and non-food stores; e-commerce and mail-order selling.

The member sectors of Comeos account for 11.2% of GDP and employ some 400.000 people, which makes it the largest employer in the private sector. All sectors and most of their members can be found on the website www.comeos.be.

Comeos provides customized services to its members and, as a networking platform, strives to promote a strong and dynamic commercial environment.

The Position

Today, Comeos employs 45 people, and is eager to hire a Legal Advisor Social Affairs for its People Department based in Brussels. You will report the Head of the People Department.

The People department deals with social law related questions such as social dialogue, training, wage costs, work organization, security, social funds etc. As Legal Advisor Social Affairs you will have the  following tasks:

  • You assist Comeos’ members with all kinds of questions regarding social law and social dialogue
     
  • You gather information and advise the members on recent developments in the field of social law and social dialogue
     
  • You participate in the social dialogue within the Joint Committees of the commerce and services sector
     
  • You keep your knowledge up to date in the field of individual and collective employment law, social relations and social politics.
     
  • You have extensive contacts with and become a trusted advisor of Comeos’ members

Profile

  • You hold a Master in Law (preferably Belgian law qualified). A postgraduate degree in social law is a plus.
     
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in social law as a lawyer or legal advisor
     
  • Any experience in negotiations with unions or in social dialogue is a plus
     
  • You are service oriented and you like to offer added value as an expert in your competence domain
     
  • You are dynamic, you easily connect with people and you have excellent written and oral communications skills
     
  • You are stress resistant, can work in a autonomous manner and like to deal with a variety of questions
     
  • You are fluent in Dutch and have a good knowledge of French.  A good knowledge of English is an asset.

Offer

Our client offers you the opportunity to get an inside view and to have an impact on the exciting and growing commerce and services sector.

You will have the possibility to contribute to the social dialogue and to grow your network in this sector.

You will have the possibility to work in a stimulating environment with a lot of variety, autonomy and responsibility.

You will receive a competitive and attractive salary package with interesting benefits, including a company car.

Interested?

Interested?

Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Mieke Beeuwsaert for more information.

Contact Mieke by mail: mieke.beeuwsaert@youconnect.be or call +32 479 61 96 96.

 

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