Senior Lawyer - Environment

Milieu Consulting SPRL

Senior Lawyer - Environment

Milieu Consulting SPRL

Brussels, Belgium

Milieu Consulting SPRL is a multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Brussels with a record of excellence in international and European policy and law. We provide expertise mainly for European institutions and other public sector clients. Our areas of expertise are wide-ranging and include environment, climate change and energy, as well as public health, occupational health and safety, transport, financial services, fundamental rights, employment and social affairs and others. Despite having grown rapidly over the years we retain a very informal, collaborative and largely non-hierarchical working environment. Please visit our website at www.milieu.be to understand more about our activities and our corporate culture.

We are seeking to recruit an additional experienced legal advisor to complement our team and maintain our continued growth. The selected candidate will work primarily in the field of environment, climate and energy. They will be expected to become involved in the process of developing all aspects of our business and participate proactively as part of the management team.

Key tasks will include, but not necessarily be limited to:

  • Management of complex legal/policy research and analysis projects from their inception to their completion, including:
    • liaising with clients and internal and external experts;
    • ensuring that work deliverables meet the client’s requirements and quality objectives;
    • ensuring that deadlines are met;
    • financial oversight;
    • taking responsibility for collaborative work opportunities, project delivery and project profitability.
  • Provision of substantive assistance in conceptualising and writing project reports;
  • Conceptualising and writing project proposals, setting up a project team and structuring budgets;
  • Mentoring and development of in-house junior lawyers.

Key qualifications for the position:

  • Law degree, preferably with a specialisation in the field of environment, energy and/or climate;
  • Five to ten years of previous experience carrying out law and/or policy studies, including in a management role, preferably for the EU institutions or EU service providers;
  • Familiarity with EU legislation in the environmental area;
  • Familiarity with policy analysis approaches, including evaluations and regulatory impact assessment, would be a strong asset;
  • An independent, self-starting personality with a positive “can do” attitude;
  • The ability to think like a leader but act like a peer;
  • Good writing skills and strong organisational ability;
  • Excellent written and spoken English; knowledge of other EU languages is strongly desirable.

What you will find at Milieu:

  • English as a principal working language;
  • A very informal, supportive and collaborative working environment;
  • A minimum of hierarchy and internal bureaucracy;
  • A strong dedication to better public policy;
  • Highly professional and a strong commitment to quality in what we do;
  • A dynamic multi-cultural atmosphere with some 30 nationalities;
  • A stimulating working environment;
  • A relaxed dress code – except when we are meeting our clients;
  • Regular company barbeques, training lunches, end of month meetings, weekly yoga classes;
  • Biennial company weekend retreats to international locations.

Milieu would like to fill this position as soon as possible.

Please apply via our automated application process at https://milieu.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0jqro.

Deadline for applications is 31 January 2019.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Milieu Consulting SPRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Don't forget to mention EuroLegalJobs when applying.

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