Senior Contracts Specialis

ICF Mostra
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 30

Position description

ICF ( is a consultancy firm with offices in Brussels, the UK, US and worldwide. At ICF, we help governments, regulators and international institutions solve complex problems and improve the quality of life of people around the world. We offer critical insight and rigorous analytical techniques to deliver innovative solutions and thought-provoking analyses for our clients.

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to assist our clients and benefit their constituencies. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

Who we’re looking for:

For our ICF Mostra office in Brussels we are looking for a Contracts Specialist to join the Contracts & Risk Team. The post will have significant responsibility including direct working relationships with project staff and senior leadership within the company globally.

What you’ll get to do:

You will immediately be supporting the Operations and Business Development Teams in the review of invitations to tender and proposals and identifying sources of commercial risk. You will provide advice on measures to mitigate such risks, maintaining an appropriate balance of risk and reward enabling the company to make effective and well-thought-out decisions.

As part of our bid process, you will be heavily involved in the preparation and negotiation of sales-related agreements e.g. non-disclosure agreements, license agreements, teaming agreements and will be responsible for reviewing draft contracts we receive from our clients.

You will be expected to take an important role in advising, guiding and supporting staff within the business on a wide range of commercial issues, intellectual property rights matters as well as compliance with data protection regulation to ensure that ICF is always working in respect of law and internal rules. You will also be managing contract claims and variations and contributing to the development of internal policies and procedures for managing contracts.

What you'll need to succeed:

You will have excellent organizational and time management skills and be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the business. Due to the nature of our business you will also be able to cope well with a varied workload with changing priorities and complete assignments to deadlines without compromising on quality. Attention to detail and accuracy are very important skills to have.

It goes without saying that you will be comfortable working with sensitive and confidential information and will be able to show discretion where needed.


  • At least 3 years commercial contracting experience and a good working knowledge of Belgian Contract Law;
  • A working knowledge of the contractual procedures of various international funding organisations including the European Institutions;
  • Experience in a consultancy environment would be a bonus;
  • Good MS Word, Excel and MS Power Point skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Membership of IACCM (International Association for Contract & Commercial Management) or similar body;
  • Degree in law or professional business-related qualifications;
  • Willingness to undertake occasional travel including overseas.

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