DEME is a world leader in the highly specialised fields of dredging, marine engineering and environmental remediation. DEME can build on more than 140 years of know-how and experience and has fostered a pioneering approach throughout its history, being a front runner in innovation and new technologies.
While the company's roots are in Belgium, DEME has built a strong presence in all of the world's seas and continents, operating in more than 90 countries worldwide.
In an operational environment with an involvement in complex contract structures, with high expectations from clients and with increasing regulatory restrictions from authorities, DEME is looking for a Contract Manager to strengthen its Contract Management Division.
You will be part of the legal department, situated at DEME’s headquarters, with an extensive and complimentary team of in-house legal counsels, each of them covering and responsible for one or more geographical areas in the world, DEME business units and particular professional domains.
Your function will mainly focus on corporate law (including M&A) and contract law, both at national and international level. In close cooperation with the other departments, you will assist the worldwide projects before contract award, during contract execution and as from contract completion.
As a Corporate Legal Assistant to the Legal Department, you will support and contribute to the swift operations of the company’s Legal Department. You will work at the head office of the company in Zwijndrecht, where you will join a highly qualified and motivated team of legal and insurance counsels, engaged in providing legal expertise to the company. This role requires good organization and communication skills in a fast-paced and high energy environment.