Legal Counsel

Title Description
Job Category Finance Legal
Contract type Indetermined contract period
Site Zaventem
Our offer

Sabena Aerospace is a leading independent and international aviation solutions provider for civil and military operators. Our mission is to facilitate and optimize our clients’ business by offering highly qualitative, customized and efficient solutions. For more than 90 years, our organization has been supporting airlines operations in many airports throughout the world by offering a large range of aircraft maintenance services. Our capabilities cover the main aircraft types, including Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed, regional and military aircraft and rotor aircraft. With our unique and innovative solutions to both regular and complex needs, Sabena aerospace is all set to grow as a worldwide proximity partner, bringing its expertise wherever needed.


Join the Sabena Aerospace Engineering people who are passionate about aviation and fully dedicated to its success. Within our organization, everyone contributes to our target to meet your needs, with their own expertise and their responsible behaviour.

Have the great opportunity to contribute with us to bringing aviation expertise wherever needed.

Benefit from a competitive package and develop your skillset to contribute to the company success.



Your responsabilities

You will work in the Sabena – Aerospace offices at the airport of  Zaventem.

You negotiate and draft general commercial agreements relating to the activities of the company in order to protect the position of the company and reduce potential liabilities. The negotiation and drafts of other contracts may be required.

You will manage various insurance policies for the company and act as a contact person for the global insurance policies arranged trough the company. Furthermore you will manage the claims under the insurance policies from a legal and internal process point of view in order to ensure that all losses are fully recovered from the insurance.

You will assist management in legal matters (including corporate) and keep management aware of all legal developments in order to enable them to take the right decisions and to adopt the right strategy for the company. This includes the development and implementation of company policies in line with legislation changes and best practices.

You will handle the legal and administrative secretariat of the company’s Board of Directors, the company’s General Assembly, and the management bodies both at the company’s and the group’s level, including subsidiaries. 



Your profile

You have a Master degree in (corporate)law

5 to 10 years professional experience in an international law firm or in the legal department of an international organization or company

Knowledge of the business levers, processes and structures

Good knowledge in social law is an asset 

Substantial experience in the air transportation and maintenance industry is an asset. 

Good knowledge of general commercial and corporate law.

Fair knowledge of Insurance and the way the insurance market operates.

Experience in litigation.

Perfect knowledge of English, Dutch and French (spoken and written, including ability to draft contracts in such languages).  

Stress resistant. 

Independent and self starter.

Excellent communication skills and good communication skills

Strong influencing and negotiation skills 


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