Experienced Legal Advisor

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The Breast International Group (BIG) is seeking an experienced legal advisor. 

As an experienced legal advisor, you will collaborate with a team (legal advisors, Data Protection Officer, project managers, medical advisors, CEO, etc.) in managing the day-to-day contracts process in an efficient and timely manner.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing all types of agreements related to breast cancer research including, without limitation, confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, clinical study agreements (e.g., with pharmaceutical companies, association members and partners, individual hospitals, vendors), consortium agreements, services agreements, grant agreements, as well as other related documents
  • Working and liaising with team members to facilitate coordination of the legal aspects of different study activities (e.g., start-up, amendment, termination)
  • Advising on any legal and ethical issues related to the research being developed or conducted (e.g., informed consent, governance, etc.)
  • Advising on a variety of other legal matters related to the running of BIG as an aisbl (e.g., insurance, statutes, etc)
  • Advising on legal matters related to fundraising activities, when necessary


  • Master’s in Law with relevant experience (5-6 years) in a clinical research, medical or related field or in contracts law.
  • Experience as a barrister is an added value
  • Fluent written and spoken English; French and other languages are an asset
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to work in a team, but also independently
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ethics
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

What is offered?

A one-year full-time contract.
A stimulating international environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.
Please send your CV and cover letter to:

Breast International Group-aisbl                           
76 Blvd de Waterloo                        
B-1000 Brussels                                                        

or recruitment[at]bigagainstbc.org