Job Offer

Legal Supoprt Officer

Application Open Date: 
17/06/2020 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
16/07/2020 - 12:00
Location(s): 
Cadarache, France
Agency: 
F4E JU
Grade: 
FG III
Type of Contract: 
Contract staff
JOB Description: 
As a full member of the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group within the Legal Service Unit, the Legal Support Officer will report to the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group Leader. The successful candidate will, within the responsibilities of the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group, provide support to the Legal Officers in the delivery of high quality, timely and added value legal, compliance, contract and procurement, and strategic advice taking into account the F4E regulatory framework. He/she will also be expected to contribute to the achievement of proportionate improvements, to inspire stakeholder confidence and to create a culture of inclusiveness and excellence within and beyond the organisation. He/she will also provide legal support to plan, organise, execute and follow up operational and administrative tasks primarily related to the: Administration of the F4E FIDIC-based works contracts and the related service contracts at operational level, including preparation of communications, replies to letters, preparation and handling of approval workflows, finding and compiling the right information that enables informed interpretation of rights and obligations, proposal for balanced legal advice; Assessment of the Contractor’s claims under the F4E FIDIC-based works contracts, including finding and compiling the right information that enables informed and compliance assessment, establishment of causal link and eventual entitlement, understanding of financial explanation and schedule assessment, verification of proof and evidence provided to quantify entitlement, proposal for succinct conclusions; Development, coordination, implementation and management of the F4E insurance policies in the field of ITER buildings construction (including property damage and decennial insurance) and transportation, including related budgetary planning, financial follow-up and insurance claims handling; Establishment and the maintenance of the ITER Panel of Adjudicators as a dispute-resolution forum and the procurement, implementation and management of the related service and expert contracts, including related budgetary planning, financial follow-up, site visit preparation and organisation and preparation and archiving of meetings records; Procurement, preparation, drafting, negotiation and implementation and management of the legal service contracts, including related budgetary planning and financial follow-up; Establishment and management of a knowledge sharing, legal research, document and archiving system, and preparation of legal newsletters; Development and implementation of data protection guidelines specific to the ITER Site, in collaboration with the Data Protection Officer, in compliance with Union law. In addition, he/she may be involved by providing legal support to plan, organise, execute and follow up operational and administrative tasks, under the supervision of a Legal Officer, in the files related to the site area management; site access procedure, subcontracting acceptance procedure, F4E health and safety policy in Cadarache etc…(please refer to the Vacancy Notice for more details).
Reference ID: 
F4E/CA/FGIII/2020/0130
Vacancy Type: 
Public
Job Status: 
Open