Legal Counsel
03/03/2021

Region: Walloon Brabant
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

Unifiedpost Group (UPG) offers cloud-based software solutions and is listed on Euronext Brussels since September 2020.  In order to support the continuous growth of the company, Unifiedpost Group is looking for a Legal Counsel, with at least 3 years of experience in commercial law.

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Throughout the world, businesses are digitalising their financial value chain: from contract or order, to invoice, payment and financing. For this evolution to succeed, there must be a trusted network connecting this diverse ecosystem.

Unifiedpost Group offers a cloud-based platform that empowers businesses by creating a space where this network can exist and deliver streamlined, automated business functions, from e-invoicing and payments processing, to working capital financing, e-identity solutions and more.

Since its creation in 2001, Unifiedpost Group has grown considerably, with branches and subsidiaries in 15 European countries. By 2019, more than 350 million documents were processed and more than 400,000 SMEs and 250 larger companies were reached via the platform.

Unifiedpost Group is listed on Euronext Brussels since 22 September 2020.

In order to support its Legal Team, Unifiedpost Group is looking for a Legal Counsel.

As a Legal Counsel, you will support the business services of Unifiedpost Group. You will amongst others have the following tasks:

  • Drafting, negotiating and ensuring compliance of (commercial) contracts;
     
  • Providing general and specialized advice on legal matters to the commercial, financial and IT departments;
     
  • Ensuring availability and updates of existing contractual documents;
     
  • Providing support in the field of data privacy to the DPO;
     
  • Ensuring follow-up of the international contracts, in collaboration with local (external) legal counsels;
     
  • Keeping non-legal colleagues up to date with respect to important changes or developments in law by drawing up educational materials or by organizing webinars or workshops.

You will report to the Senior Legal Counsel.

  • You have obtained a Master in Law in Belgium.
     
  • You have preferably between 3 and 7 years of relevant experience, gained in a law firm and preferably also as in-house counsel;
     
  • You have a sound experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial and other business contracts;
     
  • You have excellent communication skills and are able to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment. You are fluent in Dutch and English and have a good knowledge of French;
     
  • You are eager to learn and have the ability to understand technical and financial implications of transactions;
     
  • You are stress resistant and fulfill tasks within given deadlines with a can-do attitude;
     
  • You are a true team player, and at the same time able to work autonomously and proactively;
     
  • You are organized, methodical, with a keen eye for and attention to detail;
     
  • You have a flexible, open-minded and international mindset.

Unifiedpost Group offers you

  • An interesting legal job in an international environment and exposure to multiple jurisdictions.
     
  • A position with sufficient freedom and responsibilities, variation and impact;
     
  • An informal and dynamic working environment in a company with strong growth plans.
     
  • A position with a long-term perspective;
     
  • An attractive financial package.

Interested?

Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Diether Vandenbussche or Kathleen Peirsman for more information.

Diether: diether.vandenbussche@youconnect.be or +32 477 22 95 52

Kathleen: kathleen.peirsman@youconnect.be or +32 473 49 71 80

 

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