Legal advisor / Healthcare System

Legal advisor / Healthcare System
Region: Luxembourg (country)
Required experience: 10 years
Environment: Academic
Ref: UOL06464
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

If you choose to study or do your research at the University of Luxembourg, you will be part of a young and dynamic institution seeking growth, to which you, as a student, researcher or lecturer, can contribute, and actively participate in its development process. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the heart of Europe, a multilingual country and headquarters of many European institutions and businesses, offers a particularly interesting setting. Therefore, the University of Luxembourg resolutely seeks an international, multilingual vocation and founds privileged partnerships . Since August 12th 2003, the university offers Bachelor and Master Degrees, and Doctorates in line with the Bologna agreement as well as other specific courses . Research focuses on certain priori…

The Legal Advisor will join the very dynamic Office of Legal Affairs Team and will report to the Head of Legal.

Your role...

Provide legal advice and support for all types of legal documents and contracts, in particular for healthcare-related contracts.

Ensure the development of legal documentation, preparation, and validation of all kinds of agreements and legal documents, in accordance with the laws and regulations and in line with UL requirements.

Contribute to decision making, add value to the organization and facilitate the achievement of objectives as well as safeguard the legal position and reputation of the University of Luxembourg, ensure legal compliance.

Your tasks

Liaising with and assisting the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine (DLSM) in close collaboration with the Vice-Rector for Research, in relation with its legal needs. In particular:

  • Drafting, negotiating, reviewing a broad range of legal documents both nationally and internationally such as collaborative research contracts, collaboration agreement, NDAs, service agreements, terms of use
  • Advising on different fields of expertise of law such as intellectual property, public research, state aids, medical profession, clinical studies
  • Liaising with hospitals, ministries and healthcare providers
  • Evaluating potential risks, proposing solutions
  • Coordinating health and life sciences activities on legal needs and research and education projects
  • Contributing to the development of the University and its entities

What we expect from you…

  • Master’s degree in law. Knowledge and/or expertise in public tender law would be a high advantage;
  • At least 10 years of experience in a similar position, with experience in contract drafting and negotiation
  • Excellent problem‐solving, analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French; German and Luxembourgish would be an advantage
  • Open minded, with ability to integrate in a very international environment

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

General information:

  • Contract Type: Permanent 
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Internal Title: Legal advisor
  • Job Reference: UOL06464

In return you will get…

  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

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