Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Région: Bruxelles
Expérience nécessaire: 5 ans
Secteur d'activité: Entreprise
Réf: LexGO08/11
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

Elia Group is active in electricity transmission and is one of the top 5 transmission system operators in Europe. Our client is the operator of the Belgian high-voltage transmission network and is responsible for developing and maintaining the grid, providing access to users and controlling energy flows. It employs 2,500 people in Belgium.

As owner and operator of the electricity transmission networks in Belgium and Germany, Elia has an important role and mission in supporting and implementing Europe's energy and climate policy.


Tasks

As Legal Counsel, you will be part of the General Secretariat. Together with two other legal colleagues, you will assist the Secretary General as well as the management and entities of the Elia Group, both at national and international level. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Providing advice on corporate, financial and contract law
  • Advising and ensuring compliance with good corporate governance practices
  • Monitoring and implementing the regulations applicable to listed companies, in particular financial regulations (in terms of disclosure requirements for listed companies) and market abuse regulations
  • Advising on regulatory governance (more specifically corporate governance and certification under the Electricity Act)
  • Managing mandates and signing authorities of the entire Elia Group
  • Preparing and compiling reports on meetings held by various bodies, managing the board and general meetings of the Elia Group and its subsidiaries and reporting to the management (at national and international level)
  • Dealing with legal formalities on behalf of the Elia Group, more specifically those related to the Code of Conduct and the shareholders' register
  • Monitoring legislative developments in the relevant legal areas, especially those related to a listed company subject to the supervision of several (federal and regional) regulators

Profile

  • You hold a master’s degree in law
  • You have several years of proven experience in corporate law. Experience in financial law is a plus
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and can work with others at all levels of management
  • You are able to work independently but also in a team
  • You are diplomatic, honest and discreet
  • You organise your work efficiently and pay attention to detail
  • You have well-developed analytical skills
  • You are fluent in Dutch and French and have an excellent command of English

Offer

  • A unique opportunity to join a human, exciting and highly professional working environment
  • Direct contact with Elia's top management
  • Unique training possibilities
  • Opportunities to develop your career potential to the full
  • A very good work-life balance with remote working facilities
  • An attractive salary package with many fringe benefits

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