Contracts Manager & Corporate Counsel (Maternity Leave Cover) – Rotterdam

Location: Rotterdam
Job Code: 217
# of Openings: 1


OMA’s Rotterdam office is looking for a Contracts Manager & Corporate Counsel with excellent drafting and negotiation skills. In this position you will independently prepare and negotiate contracts with OMA’s clients, as well as agreements with OMA’s sub-consultants, focusing on commercial terms and legal conditions, as well as worldwide architectural and design requirements. You will be involved in addressing legal issues, contract editing and contractual negotiating for OMA´s projects. You will work in close cooperation with OMA´s management, project leaders, and company departments worldwide, including Business Development, Finance, Public Relations, and Human Resources.

You will work under the direct supervision of the General Counsel. This is a temporary full-time position to cover a maternity leave for a period of 7 months.


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Law
  • 5+ years’ post-graduate experience working in a legal or contract management position, preferably in an international environment
  • Experience in international project development, engineering, real estate or construction industries is preferred, as is a strong command of intellectual property issues
  • Background in architecture is desirable, but not essential
  • Ambitious, proactive, assertive, and stress-resistant character
  • Able to make quick decisions and set priorities
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office
  • No 9-5 mentality
  • Native or fluent English (knowledge of other languages is an asset, particularly Dutch, Mandarin or Arabic)

OMA offers an open, dynamic and international work environment in a leading architectural office.

The selected candidate is expected to start late October/early November.

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