Paralegal Officer

Paralegal Officer
Region: Luxembourg (country)
Required experience: 4 years
Environment: Academic
Ref: UOL06509
Contract: Temporary 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…

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role...

  • Provide organisational, legal and administrative assistance and support to the legal service, the legal advisors and the University (internal customers). Actively contribute to the legal team priorities and support to the users.
  • Gather information, research the law, prepare opinions and legal documents. Manage legal files, as well as 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.
  • Collect and edit information and files relative to legal issues.
  • Provide general assistance to the legal team and the University Community regarding legal requests.
  • Drafting of correspondence, individual agreements and responses.
  • Handling the signature processes, post mails, archiving of legal documents.

The Paralegal Officer will join the very dynamic Office of Legal Affairs Team and will report to the Team Leader.

What we expect from you…

  • Bachelor degree in law or equivalent by work expertise.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar position, with experience in contract drafting and use of contract databases.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French (German and Luxembourgish would be an advantage).
  • A strong team spirit complemented by the capacity for independent work, along with problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Open minded, with ability to integrate in a fast changing and very international environment.

How to apply...

Applications should be in French or English and 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: Fixed Term Contract 12 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Campus Belval
  • Internal Title: Paralegal officer
  • Job Reference: UOL06509

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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