Social Law Legal Advisor
What does a skeyes Social Law Legal Advisor do?
Providing legal advice in the field of labour regulations, social security legislation and civil servants law. This includes among other things:
- interpreting and translating social legislation, applicable collective agreements, statutes, regulations, service notes with a view to practical application within skeyes;
- following up and notifying developments in social legislation to the HR director, HR managers and industrial relations;
- investigating the impact of legislative changes on skeyes;
- providing legal advice to the HR Director, the HR managers and industrial relations from an expertise role;
- conducting research for complex questions and formulating solutions;
- advising on legal risks;
- participating in working groups and meetings on various legal and staff-related projects.
Processing and coordinating social-legal dossiers and disputes as well as dossiers and disputes in the field of civil service law. This includes among other things:
- processing and following up incoming questions and complaints;
- maintaining contacts with and managing law firms;
- providing advice, in cooperation with the lawyers involved, on the assessment of a judgment or ruling and the follow-up to be given to it.
Providing support in maintaining contacts with the social partners. This includes among other things:
- preparing and following up joint committee meetings and negotiations with the social partners in collaboration with the HR Director, HR Managers and industrial relations;
- being responsible for the legal assessment in preparing and drafting collective agreements;
- ensuring the legal test when answering questions from the social partners.
What makes you the perfect Social Law Legal Advisor?
- you hold a Master’s degree in Law;
- you have at least 3 to 4 years of relevant experience;
- you excel in administration and you have a thorough knowledge of social legislation;
- working experience in the public sector is an asset;
- you communicate clearly and unambiguously in French and Dutch, both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of English is a plus;
- you can easily work with MS Office;
- you are assertive and communicative and able to engage in a dialogue with internal and external contacts;
- you take initiative and help carry service provision to a higher level;
- you adapt smoothly to a changing context thanks to your adaptability;
- you are a teamplayer.