Legal specialist social relations

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

As legal specialist social relations you will be responsible for maintaining efficient individual and collective relations.

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Our client is a fast-growing (retail) company with headquarters in Flemish-Brabant.

As legal specialist social relations you will be responsible for maintaining efficient individual and collective relations. In your role as legal specialist social relations you protect the company from potential risks, providing appropriated legal advices, doing required investigations and bringing recommendations on specific matters.

Your role

  • You organize monthly meetings with the work council. You prepare the agenda as well as the presentations with the secretary for information and consultation on all matters;
  • You organize quarterly meeting with the Health & Safety Committee;
  • You are responsible for the comparative analysis of proposals before negotiations with the unions and you organize all mandatory negotiations with the unions;
  • You analyse the different topics related to collective social relations;
  • You write the project agreements;
  • As a legal specialist social relations you are the interface between staff representatives and the board;
  • You control the HR processes according to the application of the collective labour agreement and monitor the regulatory legislative developments and case law updates;
  • You advise and train managers and internal customers to labour law and HR issues;
  • You give support to the HR team for individual cases (especially discipline aspects);
  • You are part of the local HR department and report directly to the Country HR Manager.

  • You hold a Master degree;
  • Within a dynamic and international environment (retail is a plus), you have a proven relevant experience of at least 5 years in a similar HR role or in a law firm in a labour and employment department and/or legal services;
  • You have a very good knowledge of social law;
  • You have a “can do”-mentality and are solution driven with a high level of pragmatism;
  • You are a team-player with an open mind mentality, an excellent listener and advisor;
  • You are hands-on, pro-active with a no-nonsense attitude. You work efficiently and effectively also when under time pressure;
  • As a reliable and well organized person you are able to structure activities and projects. You are driven by intellectual curiosity aiming for the best of the best;
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, in Dutch, French and English.

In this new role, you will be part of a dynamic and growing environment where you will have the opportunity to contribute actively to the further growth of our client.

You will enjoy the open company culture driven by their values and fully dedicated to its success.

The legal specialist social relations will be working in a challenging yet interesting environment.

On top of that, our client offers you an attractive remuneration package, in accordance with your experience and seniority.


Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Marie Van Volcem for more information.

Contact Marie by mail: or call + 32 476 89 09 12

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