Paralegal Officer

Company description

Tessenderlo Group (Euronext: TESB) is a global industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, machinery, mechanical engineering, electronics, energy, and industrial solutions for water management. With headquarters in Belgium, the group is active in over 100 countries and we have a global team of more than 7,000 employees. In 2023, Tessenderlo Group recorded a consolidated revenue of 2.9 billion EUR

Our group’s conviction, “Every Molecule Counts,” conveys our shared optimism about the potential of our planet and its people. We believe in the power of smart industry to create a positive impact. In everything we do, we seek to further valorize the resources at our disposal. This counts just as much for the end products we make, which we constantly optimize, as it does for the by-products from our processes, which we consistently seek to repurpose as best we can, respecting the planet and its resources.

We Make it Count - as an international company with Belgian roots, Tessenderlo Group promotes personal and local entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for all of our employees to take on challenging roles and real responsibilities. On top of this, our people are encouraged to further develop their competencies through regular training initiatives, and they are rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

For more information about Tessenderlo Group, our people, our brands, and our results, please visit

Job description

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Join our dynamic and forward-thinking legal team at Tessenderlo Group, where innovation meets expertise. We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented professional to strengthen our legal team. Our team prides itself on maintaining high standards of legal compliance and corporate governance, and we are excited to welcome a new colleague to contribute to our success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Corporate Legal Documentation: Prepare, review, and manage corporate legal documents (e.g., minutes of Board of Directors, General Meetings, Powers of Attorney) for the group legal entities.
  • Mandate Management: Ensure timely renewal and publication of mandates for the group entities.
  • Transaction Support: Assist in the preparation of extraordinary transactions and operations, coordinating with notaries and reviewing relevant documentation.
  • Compliance Assistance: Provide support to the Compliance Officer and compliance workgroup, including assistance with insider trading legislation.
  • Database Management: Maintain and upgrade the Group Legal Databases, including corporate housekeeping documents, contracts, Intellectual Property, and the Group Legal Chart.
  • Document Requests: Follow up on requests from legal counsels and other departments for corporate documents and/or legalization of documents.
  • Contract Management: Assist with the management of the new contract management system, including metadata entries and access management.
  • Trade Compliance: Support Trade Compliance searches for various business units.
  • Administrative Support: Handle administrative follow-up of all invoices related to the legal department.
  • Project Support: Support the legal team in ad hoc projects, including e-learning programs, drafting legal correspondence, memoranda, templates, and translations.
  • Risk Support: Assist with filing insurance policies, documents, certificates, and follow-up on invoices related to Risk.


  • Education: Bachelor of Legal Practice or equivalent experience.
  • Training: Willingness to follow necessary legal training or having equivalent on-the-job experience to build a strong understanding of key corporate housekeeping and legal compliance concepts and terminology.
  • Attention to Detail: Extremely accurate with a keen eye for detail and adherence to deadlines.
  • Technical Skills: Experience with the use, maintenance, and setup of databases, such as SharePoint.
  • Autonomy: Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Communication: Positive attitude, proactive communication skills, and team-oriented mindset.
  • Reliability: Trustworthy, dependable, and a team player.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in Dutch, French, and English.


At Tessenderlo Group, we offer a collaborative and inclusive work environment where your expertise and contributions are valued. We provide opportunities for professional growth and development, ensuring you stay at the forefront of legal practices. Join us and be part of a team that is dedicated to excellence in legal support and compliance.

Ready to Apply? If you are passionate about legal practices and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join our team and make a significant impact at Tessenderlo Group.

Experience level
Entry Level
Tessenderlo Group
Business unit
Tessenderlo Group
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