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Legal Contract Engineer for Procurement - m/f/x

At BNP Paribas Fortis | Brussels | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 7 days ago

Want to help shape the bank of tomorrow today?

Do you have an analytical and risk aware mind? Do you know all there is to know about concluding contracts? Are you looking for a new challenge that will make use of your specific expertise to the full?

Procurement is responsible for selection and management of suppliers, and ensures that BNP Paribas Fortis acquires and utilises the right goods, services and suppliers in every expenditure category (technology, professional and facility services) at the best possible TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) and does so for all projects valued higher than 200.000 euros.

We are looking to strengthen our team with a Legal Contract Engineer.

Legal Contract Engineer for Procurement - m/f/x

Job description

Your future job
As Contract Engineer you protect the interests of BNP Paribas Fortis when contracting with third parties for the acquisition of goods and services.
Your main result areas are the following:
1. Support to sourcing projects:
- Assist the Procurement Buyers and the Business Procurement Representatives staff in the businesses in the creation of contracts.
- Advise on the most appropriate contract texts based on a contract risk analysis.
- Provide specific contract wording.
- Assist in negotiations.
- Draft the final contract (or validate the final draft).
- Document the contract in Ariba, e-sourcing portal.
- Liaise with Legal and internal stakeholders.
- Integrate the requirements of the BNPP Fortis internal regulators (Global Security, Compliance, Audit, 2OPC, Fraud prevention, etc.) into the daily practice of procurement.
- Contribute to the analysis of supplier risk.
2. Continuous improvement:
- Contribute to the implementation of new laws into our contracts (e.g. data protection).
- Help keep the contract toolbox (i.e. contract-templates, standard appendices and schedules, model contracts, and associated policies and working instructions) up to date.
- Contribute to keeping the contracting related procedures up to date.


Highlight your strengths!

- You have minimum a Bachelor in Law.
- You have at least 3 years 'experience in concluding contracts. Experience in dealing with business partners in a B2B environment (traders, small to medium-sized companies and large companies) and any experience with contracts in the IT sector is considered an asset.
- You wish to expand your knowledge of contract law.
- You have a basic knowledge of financial and economic analysis, skills and tools.
- You know all there is to know about the digital world.
- You are honest, conscious of risk, analytical and a team player.
- You speak three languages: Dutch, French and English.


We offer you:
- a highly stimulating job in the centre of Brussels
- a dynamic team in a growing organisation.
- an attractive salary package based on your profile and experience.

In a changing world, diversity and inclusion are core values. At BNP Paribas Fortis, we want to attract and retain women and men of all ages, from all backgrounds, each with her or his own experience. We firmly believe that diversity increases performance and innovation. All our offers for full-time positions are also available for 90% or 80% full-time equivalent.

Want to take on the challenge?
Passionate about this role? If so, do not hesitate to apply online by sending us your CV and a letter of motivation. Your application will be treated as confidential.


BNP Paribas Fortis
BNP Paribas Fortis

Koningsstraat 20, 1000 Brussel, Belgium

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  • Academic Bachelor
  • At least 2 years experience
  • Dutch, English, French


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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