UPS In-house Legal Counsel in Brussels, Belgium
Europe Region Legal Department
Purpose of the job:
The UPS Europe Region LegalDepartment, based in Brussels, Belgium, is looking to hire a mid-level attorneyon a Temporary or Permanent basis. The Europe Region covers all of Europe. The roleof the new attorney will have 2 aspects.
First, to provide general legal supportfor the business in a number of countries, primarily the Benelux. He/she isexpected to build relationships with the business managers in those countries andact as a pro-active business partner. In this role, he/she will provide legalguidance and manage outside counsel in a broad range of subject areas including,but not limited to, general commercial work, transport/logistics, corporatematters, IT/IP, employment and general litigation.
Second, to provide specializedemployment law advice in certain cases, and in general support the HR and Laborfunctions throughout the Region. The role will include giving advice wherepossible, directly managing certain HR/Labor disputes, driving variousemployment law-related projects, and managing how HR and Labor obtain externallegal advice. With almost 50,000 employees across Europe, there are a range ofemployment law issues to address.
Fully qualified lawyer
At least 6 years post qualification experience either at a law firm, or in-house at a company within either the Legal or HR/Labor function
Experience of working in an international and multicultural context
Fluent in English, Dutch and/or French, both written and spoken
Good level of German is an asset
Good drafting, negotiation and communication skills
Flexible, dynamic, pragmatic, hands-on, easy-going
Enthusiastic to be part of the business process
Able to work both independently and in a small team
Willing to travel regularly
Good knowledge of MS Office suite
Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE
Requisition Number: 051816