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Vacancy Legal and Procurement Officer

  • European Green Party
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: June 3, 2024
  • European Green Party
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: June 3, 2024

ABOUT THE EUROPEAN GREENS:  

The European Green Party brings together political parties that share our Green values and are active across the entire European continent. Among other things, our positions focus on strengthening human rights, tackling climate change, creating good jobs, empowering young people, and building a strong, democratic Europe.

ABOUT THE POSITION: 

If you are passionate about rules, legal requirements and tenders, we would love to receive your application!

As a European political party registered in Belgium EGP has to follow both Belgian and European law, as well as follow the guidelines provided by DG Finance and the Authority for the European political parties and Foundations, among others. The Legal and Procurement Officer will work under supervision of the Director of Finance, Compliance and Administration on the following tasks:

Legal

  • Provide legal advice on compliance within the Belgian and European legal framework as well as other European countries national legal framework;

  • Assist in the drafting, reviewing and managing of contracts for services, ensuring compliance with internal policies and legal requirements.


Procurement

  • Conduct, draft and/or help coordinate calls for tenders and call for proposals, in line with the EGP procurement policies and procedures;

  • Manage calls for tenders and call for proposals (e.g. publication, organisation of and assistance to the evaluation committee, selection process, contract award and signature, archiving);

  • Interface with relevant stakeholders within the EGP.


Compliance 

  • Check the compliance of the EGP activities and products with the national and European law;

  • Develop protocols and checklists for internal processes;

  • Coordinate and supervise compiling event documentation for reporting.


The Legal and Procurement Officer will also provide support for the implementation of any other task falling in the sub fields of responsibilities of the Administration unit of the EGP.

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Deadline for application: Monday June 3rd;

  • Indicative starting date: Position to be filled in immediately / as soon as possible;

  • End date: 1 year contract from the start date, with a possibility of prolongation.


REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Legal or finance background;

  • Minimum 2-3 years of working experience in similar positions;

  • Experience managing tendering processes;

  • Very good knowledge of the English language (working language of the organisation);

  • Top-notch organizational and coordination skills, including time and priority management;

  • Excellent people skills, ability to work independently and in multi-cultural teams;

  • Work permit in Belgium (due to brief timeline, EGP (European Green Party) will not be able to apply for a work permit for this position. This means that non-EU candidates must already have a work permit in Belgium to apply).


Assets

  • Knowledge of French and Dutch;

  • Previous experience and ability to provide advice on employment law in Belgium and employment contracts;

  • Previous experience and ability to provide advice on GDPR;

  • Experience with Microsoft365 package;

  • While not mandatory, previous work experience within a Green Party would be considered an asset. Alternatively, work experience in a political campaign, another political organisation, an international institution, an NGO or a campaign organisation focused on EU politics will be considered an asset.


OUR OFFER:  

  • A full-time position (38 hours per week) with flexible working hours and a possibility to reduce to part-time in the future. Please note that occasional work-trips abroad and, in urgent cases, unsocial working hours may be required;

  • 1-year contract with a possibility of prolongation;

  • A competitive salary and benefits package (13th salary, daily transport costs coverage, meal vouchers, etc), and work equipment (phone, laptop, mobile subscription, etc);

  • A teleworking policy with monthly allowance for working from home, and policy for working from abroad;

  • The chance to be a part of a dynamic team in a European political organization;

  • An opportunity to learn and grow through professional training and development;

  • A work environment with fun, friendly and passionate colleagues from all corners of Europe;

  • An occasional opportunity for work travel around Europe.


WORK LOCATION: 

The work is mainly located at the European Green Party headquarters: Rue du Taciturne 34, 1000, with occasional travel, both in Belgium and abroad.

APPLY FOR JOB:   

Fill in the form here to submit an application containing the 2 following elements in one single pdf:

  • An updated CV, highlighting your relevant experience;

  • A motivation letter;


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Should you need more information kindly contact our selection team at vacancy@europeangreens.eu.

DIVERSITY: 

At the European Greens, we value diversity and welcome applicants from any underrepresented ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, colour, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation and identity, or age. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect and to promoting active political participation of persons with disabilities and of disadvantaged groups. All applicants are encouraged to submit their application and to self-identify if they wish to, on either their cover letter or CV. In case of equal appreciation on competence and suitability for the position, preference will be given to applicants from disadvantaged groups. In any case responses will remain confidential within the selection committee treating the dossier.

DATA PRIVACY:

Your privacy is important to us. We want to be transparent with you on what personal data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. By submitting this form, you agree to the EGP privacy policy https://europeangreens.eu/privacy-policy/ and to Typeform privacy policy https://admin.typeform.com/to/dwk6gt/.
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