Legal Contract Manager

Region: Brussels, Flemish Brabant
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Technology, Media, Telecommunications
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/1858/17

Master in Law with minimum 5 years of experience. Fluency in English is a requirement.

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From 2016, all owners of heavy goods vehicles of over 3.5 tonnes have to pay an intelligent road charge in Belgium. 

The installation and operation of the kilometer charging system is run by Satellic NV (www.satellic.be). This Belgian company was set up in 2014 and is a joint venture between T-Systems and Strabag, two companies with extensive experience in road charging systems. 

Satellic is working for Viapass, an inter-regional entity which represents the Flemish, Wallonia and Brussels regions. 

Satellic is looking for a Legal Contract Manager (m/f).

Do you want to contribute to the unique tolling project in Belgium? Are you looking for a job in which negotiation and management of the DBFMO agreement does not have any secrets for you? Then this job is maybe the challenge you are looking for. 

  • Your strong communication skills enable you to develop close working relationships with the client Viapass and with the different departments of Satellic.

  • You build and maintain strong and long-lasting client relationship and develop a trusted advisor relationship with Viapass and act as single point of contact.

  • You are also in contact with the departments of Satellic to  analyze requests and to prepare internal operational and external client meetings.  You act as a liaison between technical and non-technical internal teams to ensure Viapass issues/requests are resolved and identify opportunities for continual improvement.

  • You ensure that departments are fully aware of their contractual obligations and the commercial impacts of their actions. In particular you conduct contract briefings, respond to contractual queries and assist proactively in resolving issues.

  • You monitor, manage and/or mitigate contractual risks.

  • You advise on the contractual implications of proposed changes and ensure that any contractual changes are drafted and approved by Viapass.

  • You follow-up on pending litigations and advising on the company’s litigation strategy and steer mediations in close collaboration with the Head of Legal and HR.  

  • You will report to the Head of Legal.

  • You have obtained a Belgian Master in Law.

  • You have approximately 5 years of relevant experience, gained in-house in an international company (or in a law firm).

  • You have a proven experience in direct client interfacing.

  • You have a commercial background from the IT, telecom, transportation or other relevant technology industry.

  • You have an excellent knowledge of business English (spoken and written) and you are fluent in Dutch.

  • You are a flexible team player, but you are also able to work effectively by yourself.

  • You have excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills.

  • You have experience in delivering client-focused solutions.

  • You are able to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive management level.

  • Optional: Experience in the public sector.


Satellic is a unique company on the Belgian market. You can take part in a very young organisation, which is supported by international experts in the tolling area, and experience a new and exciting technological environment. 

Satellic offers you:

  • A dynamic working environment with an open culture and pleasant atmosphere, located in Diegem. 

  • A permanent contract.

  • An attractive salary with many additional benefits: a company car, meal vouchers, group insurance, hospitalization insurance, flexible working hours, 32 holidays (including recovery days), …

  • Numerous training and development opportunities.


Contact Karolien Eeckhoudt via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/1858/17).

E-mail: career@vialegis.be
Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 56
Mobile: +32 (0) 485 38 73 51
Ref: VL/LAW/1858/17
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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