Legal Counsel
10/01/2019

Région: Bruxelles
Fonction: Juristes
Environnement: Entreprise
Matières: Droit européen, Droit commercial et contrats, Droit financier et bancaire
Job Type: Temps Plein
Contract Type: Durée indéterminée
Votre référence: LexGO10/01

The European Development Finance Institutions Management Company (EDFI MC) is hiring a Legal Counsel to provide legal support to its team, in relation to, among others, the operations of the company, service agreements with suppliers, company secretariat functions as well as structuring and contracting phases of investment work to guarantee that the organization strictly follows law guidelines.

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Set up by the association of 15 European Development Finance Institutions (www.edfi.eu), EDFI Management Company (www.edfimc.eu) manages both ElectriFI and AgriFI facilities (www.electrifi.eu and www.agrifi.eu) with total size over EUR 200mln out of its offices in Brussels. Other (guarantee) facilities are likely to be added to EDFI MC. 

EDFI MC was set up in 2016 as a collaboration between the EDFIs and the European Commission. At this moment, EDFI MC has a team of fifteen people, working on Energy and Agriculture, supported by a few company broad functions for E&S, Legal, etc. The current team is comprised of 15 persons. Several positions will be added in the next six months. The explanation below is for only one of these positions.

The European Development Finance Institutions Management Company (EDFI MC) is now hiring a Legal Counsel to provide legal support to its team, in relation to, among others, the operations of the company, service agreements with suppliers, company secretariat functions as well as structuring and contracting phases of investment work to guarantee that the organization strictly follows law guidelines.

We are looking to recruit a Legal Counsel who will be responsible for providing legal support to the team and will report to the Senior Legal Counsel.
 

Responsibilities

The Legal Counsel will notably be responsible for:

  • Providing strong legal support to the Senior Legal Counsel and the team on all business operations and activities of our company.

  • Guiding from a legal point of view on new and existing projects from the structuring phase to their implementation, and if need be, liaising with relevant external legal experts in order to provide proper legal support. 

  • Drafting and reviewing agreements and other legal documents to ensure the company’s compliance with the relevant legislation and with the requirements of the European Commission.

  • Assisting with the company’s corporate governance and housekeeping (Board meetings preparation, notification, order of business, reports, company status, changes within the Board, etc.).

Qualifications and experience

  • Master’s degree in law

  • professional experience in an international law firm, a large multinational company, an impact investment or development finance institution (or mix of these)

  • Experience in financing deals and documentation, including under the laws of England and Wales

  • Knowledge of Belgian company and contract law

  • Experience in any other jurisdiction is an asset

  • Experience in the energy and/or agricultural sector(s) is an asset.
     

Skills & Competences 

  • Pro-active, pragmatic and solution oriented

  • Strong client relationship, communication, and project management skills

  • Flexible and able to anticipate and quick to adapt to a fast-growing, fast-evolving and challenging environment

  • Works well under pressure

  • Fluency in English, with French and Dutch as a bonus 

  • Multi-cultural sensitivity.

  • A dynamic, multi-cultural working environment in a rapidly growing asset management firm

  • Permanent contract with a competitive salary

  • Located full-time in Brussels

  • Travelling will contribute to the success in this role.

Intéressé(e) ?

Send your CV and a cover letter in English to Jason Descamps at jason.descamps@theears.eu. The cover letter shall clearly outline your skills, motivation and availability. Please also mention the reference "Legal Counsel - ref. LexGO10/01".

Please apply no later than 31st January. 

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