Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Location: Papendrecht, The Netherlands

Working for VBMS is more than just having an interesting job. It's about joining a highly skilled team of ambitious professionals who demand the best of themselves and others. It's about thriving in a challenging and stimulating work environment in a results-driven culture. It's also about joining Europe's market leader in subsea cabling.

For our Legal & Contract department we are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel.

The job:

In this position you will be responsible for inter alia offshore wind farm tenders and prepare tender reviews. You will be involved in (contract) negotiations with customers, subcontractors and partners. You will be working with our tender-, project management- and commercial team with respect to (the entering into of) contracts with our clients, subcontractors and partners. That makes you part of our daily business. Smart thinking is key and you know your way within the construction, maritime and/or offshore field. Assessing contractual issues are your main focus and you will (amongst others) reviewing and/or drafting (sub)contracts, mapping contractual risks, etc.

We ask:

A proactive team player! You are motivated and eager to develop your skills in this role. Development is top of mind of the organisation, of the team, of your role.

  • Master degree in (construction) Law;
  • With a minimum of 8 years work experience in an international (maritime, offshore, construction, engineering) environment and experience with offshore energy projects;
  • Near native English;
  • You have knowledge of FIDIC and LOGIC contracts;
  • You are willing to travel occasionally.

We offer:

  • Numerous development opportunities within VBMS and Boskalis Group;
  • Work in an organization which is in full development and that you can help build;
  • Being part of large multidisciplinary projects in the offshore sector;
  • The possibility to develop and manage your own career;
  • Competitive benefits package.

Our company

VBMS, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., specialises in subsea power cable installation, Balance of Plant maintenance for the renewables market, and umbilical/flowline installation for the oil & gas markets and installation of interconnectors. The company delivers added value with its robust end-to-end project management and multi-disciplinary grid-to-grid solutions. In addition, VBMS complies with strict European and international industry standards, reflected in a high QHSE ranking. VBMS provides quality services balanced with cost effectiveness, with a portfolio including major offshore developments in Europe and beyond.


Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated


Do you fit our requirements and do you want to invest in your career with a company that has the skills and momentum to reach even greater heights in the years to come? Then this is the job for you. Please apply via the link below. For questions please contact Ilse Landa, HR Business Partner, T +31(0)78 641 7500.

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