EUROPEAN UNION - Legal Officer - EN
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As Legal Officer (m / w / x), you will be responsible to provide legal advice on all files managed by the programme office of the client.

The duties shall include, among others, the following :

  • Legal review of and advice on H2020 grant lifecycle
  • Carrying out public procurement procedures for goods or services (including studies) and review and follow up in implementation of public procurement contracts
  • Contributing to the drafting of legally sound Decisions (of the Executive Director or of the Governing board), and other related acts as well as contribution to the preparation of the new partnership : advice and analysis of documents (such as for example the Proposal for a COUNCIL REGULATION establishing the Joint Undertakings under Horizon Europe )
  • Legal advice on various requests (letters of support, MoU, implementing rules re. staff regulations)
  • Drafting guidelines and procedures related with best practices relevant to activities of the Authority
  • Providing advice to ensure the correct implementation of the Financial Regulations of the EU, including on financial and procurement processes
  • Providing advice to ensure the correct implementation of the Horizon 2020 legal framework and future Horizon Europe legal framework
  • Providing advice to ensure the correct implementation of the Staff Regulations of the EU and related acts covering working conditions of staff, as necessary
  • Managing access to documents’ related requests
  • Liaising with other implementing institutions and bodies of the Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe programmes by participating in the dedicated working groups
  • Providing advice on intellectual property aspects in relation to, among others : studies, reproduction rights, communication, websites and other IP - ICT related matters
  • Providing legal advice to management and staff at the JU on the implementation of the founding Regulation, the governance and execution of tasks entrusted to JU
  • Company

    Our client is a body of the European Union as Joint Undertaking (JU). The office is located in the centre of Brussels (1050).


    The requested qualifications for this position include :

  • Have a level of education which corresponds to a completed university degree University degree in law
  • Professional experience in EU institutions as Jurist / Legal Officer
  • Proficient level of written and spoken English (at least C1 level);
  • Professional experience in legal tasks related to the EU framework programmes, as well EU public procurement rules and subsidies
  • It will be a big asset if you have :

  • Experience in a similar role in a decentralised Agency of the EU, JU or in an EU Institution;
  • Familiarity with legal tasks deriving from the implementation of Horizon 2020
  • Offer

  • Interim contract
  • Full time (Monday to Friday)
  • Duration of the assignment : 6 months
  • Starting date : ASAP
  • Teleworking as long as these remain the guidelines of Belgian authorities
  • Salary scheme : based on the EU salary range, function grade 3S (around 3780€ gross / month)
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