Group Legal Counsel Benelux

Group Legal Counsel Benelux
Région: Bilzen ou Eindhoven
Expérience nécessaire: 5 ans
Secteur d'activité: Entreprise
Réf: VL/BE/LAW/3889/24
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

Operating in 39 countries across 6 continents, and home to around 30,000 employees, who serve around 15 million customers every year, Belron is the world’s leading vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration group. The group is mainly known for the brands Carglass®, Safelite® and Autoglass®. In addition, the company manages vehicle glass and other insurance claims on behalf of insurance clients and works in close cooperation with car leasing operators.

With market-leading brands, Belron has a deep and longstanding commitment to a clear purpose: ‘making a difference with real care’ to its customers, its people, its shareholders and to society. This purpose is shared right across the business and is the driving force behind all the decisions.

Carglass is now searching for a Group Legal Counsel Benelux (Bilzen / Eindhoven / remote).

Description of the vacancy

As a Group Legal Counsel Benelux, you will be partnering with and provide outstanding legal support to Carglass® Belux, Carglass® Netherlands, Autotaalglas in the Netherlands and the Belron European Distribution Center (“EDC”) located in Bilzen (Belgium). You will join a team of around 60 legal counsels worldwide with 15 of them located in Europe.

At an exciting time of transformational change for the Belron® Group, this senior legal role will include:

  • Providing pragmatic, commercially sound, accurate and timely legal advice and solutions to internal customers and other stakeholders;
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating all kinds of commercial contracts (e.g. supply-, service-, cooperation-, marketing agreements) and supporting the franchise business;
  • Drafting and negotiating partnerships agreements with insurers & L&F customers and provide competition law advice on pricing / rebates / innovative commercial agreements ;
  • Supporting the “Best in Class” compliance programs and providing compliance training also on EU anti-trust laws;
  • Managing from the legal side our franchise business Autotaalglas, ensuring competition law compliance, reviewing amendments, extensions of franchise contracts and key account agreements;
  • Coordinating with the Trademarks department to ensure the protection of trademarks and domains and advise the marketing team on the use of Belron® trademarks for marketing initiatives or branding, in line with the Belron® Trademark Guidelines;
  • Acting as an interface with Belron Legal Department and outside counsel;
  • Providing support and drafting the necessary documents in relation to specific projects (Quality & Safety, ADAS, business development, new developments in automotive sector).

The role can be based in Eindhoven (the Netherlands) or in Bilzen (Belgium), but will have an international focus as well. Remote working is certainly possible.


The ideal candidate would have the following skills, knowledge and personal characteristics to achieve satisfactory performance in this position.

Professional Requirements

  • At least 5, preferably up to 10 years of experience in the areas of antitrust law, commercial law, contract law, unfair competition law and consumer law in the Benelux;
  • Experience with multi-national companies and across a number of geographical territories would be highly valued;
  • Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills;
  • Languages: fluent in Dutch and English (verbally and writing). Knowledge of French would be an additional asset;

Personal Competencies

  • Good listener with a positive attitude who is able to build strong and lasting relationships across departments, influence at all levels internally/externally and seek and achieve alignment among stakeholders.
  • Able to identify issues, give clear and concise advice and input (written or verbally) and consider practical, commercially focused solutions that can be provided to the business.
  • Able to engage with all stakeholders and draw on broad cultural understanding in communicating with others; 
  • Demonstrate high credibility and strong ethics, capable of pushing back at all levels (or escalating when necessary) when feels strongly about unethical business practices or behaviours of others;
  • Living the Belron values and being driven, collaborative, genuine and caring;
  • Able to deal with competing priorities in a fast paced and changing environment and to ‘juggle’ successfully and keep stakeholders informed in an often pressured role/environment across multiple business units.


  • An international legal position in a stimulating, entrepreneurial and professional environment at a market-leading company.
  • A challenging function as a legal business partner with a lot of variety where you will enjoy a high level of autonomy in organizing your work, whilst being supported and coached by the team’s head of legal.
  • Join a company and a legal team that is in the exciting phase of further developing and professionalizing the (legal) organization.
  • Where the legal team has a prominent role in the organization, working closely to the business and the board;
  • The ability to develop your personal and professional skills to achieve your full potential.
  • An attractive remuneration based on your skills and achievements combined with an extensive package of extra-legal benefits.
  • In addition to work, there is also time for fun such as team outings, the Carglass® Event and the annual 'Spirit of Belron® Challenge' where all at the company work together for the charity Afrika Tikkun.

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