Are you the Legal Counsel who is Equipped for Impact?

Do you, as Legal Counsel, want to be part of a worldwide-operating team of innovators? Do you want to contribute to the energy transition? Then this might be your next job!

For Huisman Equipment (based in Schiedam) we are looking for a Legal Counsel with strong analytic and communicative skills.

About Huisman

Huisman develops step changing technical solutions and translates these into the design and construction of the largest construction equipment. For decades, Huisman has been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. In these times of transition, their passionate workforce and worldwide production, service & sales facilities make them equipped for impact.

About the position of Legal Counsel

A challenging position in which you can stretch your horizon within a vibrant and international operating organisation, with opportunities for personal development and growth. You will become part of a dynamic and professional organisation where innovation, quality, flexibility and creativity are essential to meet their company goals.

As Legal Counsel, you provide advice in line with relevant legislation, legal policies and procedures of the organisation and, if necessary, in co-operation with external parties to minimise legal risks and support the execution of different working processes. You will work with colleagues from various departments such as sales, finance, project management, service and supply chain.

What does Huisman expect of you?

As Legal Counsel at Huisman, you will be:

  • Drafting, negotiating and finalizing commercial contracts;
  • Making sure that the internal legal information is kept up to date and available for the legal databases (e.g. corporate data, contracts, agreements etc.);
  • Analyses and contributes to the translation of relevant legislation into legal guidelines, procedures, codes, contracts and models, support in implementation;
  • Supporting the conception of letters, notes and decisions from a legal perspective within the legal policies and procedures; 
  • Contribute to the effective execution of legal issues, claims/disputes and litigation in favour of the organisation. 

Wondering if you are equipped for impact? You are/have: 

  • A Masters Law degree, preferably in international, commercial law;
  • Several years of professional experience as a Company Lawyer, Legal Counsel or in the legal profession;
  • Legal and drafting skills (preferably with English commercial law);
  • Able to adapt quickly to new requirements and know how to prioritise;
  • Result and client-orientated;
  • Affinity with renewables, maritime or technical industry
  • The flexibility to travel internationally;
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills;
  • Managerial experience; 
Some practical things we need you to have:
  • An EU passport / valid work permit for the Netherlands 
  • A practical disposition and a good command of the English language verbally and in writing. 

More about Huisman

Huisman designs and produces in-house and delivers turn-key products to clients worldwide. The clients choose Huisman for their entrepreneurial spirit, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? What to think of the New York Wheel Rigid Spokes and automated drilling rigs? So, if you join Huisman make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise us, their clients and… yourself!

What does Huisman have to offer?
  • An inspiring atmosphere;
  • A multicultural work environment;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your background and experience;
  • Personal development and education opportunities;
  • An open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • Opportunity to travel internationally to projects/sites.
Does this sound like you?

Apply for the position of Legal Counsel via . We are curious to learn what kind of impact you will make!

Or you can call Herman Bosma at +31 (0) 6 – 53 729 045. He would like to tell you more about the proposition!

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