Senior Legal Counsel

Noord-Holland, Randstad
Tijdelijk, Onbepaalde tijd
5-10 jaar, > 10 jaar
Parttime, Fulltime

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Since 2009 Nuon is part of Vattenfall. Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Nuon produces and supplies gas, electricity, heat and cooling and offers its customers a wide range of energy-saving products and services. Nuon seeks to provide reliable, affordable and clean energy while working to distinguish itself as a sustainable entrepreneur. We aspire to achieve balanced growth for all our stakeholders: customers, employees, shareholders, the environment, as well as society at large.

Are you looking for a challenging job in a dynamic, complex and international environment? Do you want to have impact and shape the future? Are you the successor that can support current and future Wind & Heat project?  We have an interesting challenge for you!


For the department Legal Wind & Heat Netherlands in our Amsterdam office we are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel.

Your responsibilities as a Legal Counsel
The successful candidate will be working on large wind projects in the Netherlands and report to the Manager Legal Wind & Heat Netherlands. You will provide a full range of legal services to support the Wind and Heat business in the Netherlands. This will include drafting and reviewing (legal) documents based on Fidic Yellow and UAV-GC and providing advice on procurement law related matters. You will be actively participating in negotiations to meet business objectives and mitigate legal risks. Further responsibilities range from advising on general commercial agreements to being involved in the development and maintenance of master templates and training to support and protect the business.


Also your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Provide high quality legal support to enable the business to transact in a wide range of areas including procurement law, real estate law and general contract law
  • Ensuring awareness of legal risks and responsibilities
  • Have a solid interaction with the Business in order to translate business objectives, goals and strategy into concrete legal advice
  • Manage external legal resources in a result focused and cost effective way
  • Coordinate and prioritize own work efficiently
  • Report to the Manager Legal Wind & Heat Netherlands

Your profile

You are an experienced, proactive legal counsel with a strong business sense. A partner for the business. You are able to explain and convince clients and external parties in an international corporate environment with your strong analytical and communication skills.

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience (at a law firm or in-house)
  • A Dutch Law graduate and professionally qualified business lawyer with experience in a commercial (international) environment with specific interest for the Energy sector
  • Relevant experience with regard to procurement law and large construction contracts, such as Fidic Yellow and UAV-G is an advantage
  • Ability to grasp complex areas of law rapidly and accurately
  • Pragmatic, teamplayer and result oriented
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both written and spoken.


Since 2009 Nuon is part of Vattenfall. Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.


Wind power is the fastest growing energy source in Europe and plays a key role in meeting Europe's climate target. Vattenfall is one of the largest players in Europe when it comes to developing and operating wind power. Vattenfall will continue to expand its wind operations in our markets.

We offer
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal, dynamic working environment. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company where the only constant is change. Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a great work atmosphere. We want to be the best in what we do. We offer good remuneration, attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional growth. You will be working in our new modern head office in Amsterdam.

More information
At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of gender, age, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds. 

Feel energized? We look forward to receiving your application! We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the link further down the page before March  22 2017.

For questions concerning the position, please contact Evelien Schulte,  at For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Eva Deen, +31611853543


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