Legal officer (Administrative Law)

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Legal officer (Administrative Law)

Closing Date

Friday, 31 March, 2023
Reference: 19_23_MNG_L_LOAL
Job title: Legal officer (Administrative Law)


About BSC
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 770 staff from 55 countries.

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Context And Mission
Within the Management Department and reporting to the General Counsel, the mission of the Legal Officer will be to assist the Senior Legals on Administrative Law, ensuring continuous compliance with current regulations. The Candidate will be primarily focused on Administrative Law, especially in Data Protection, Public Procurement and Research and Science Law. The Candidate will conduct seminars or training in Administrative Law.
Key Duties
  • Provide legal advice for Administrative Law including Personal Data, Public Procurement, Grants, Donations and any other queries regarding Research and Science Law.
  • Draw up and review collaboration agreements, grant agreements, consortium agreements, administrative resolutions, MOU, NDA, data sharing agreements, material transfer agreements and the like.
  • Provide legal advice for personal data and liaison with the DPO.
  • Draw up and review sponsorships, secondments, internships and the like.
  • Draw up legal reports, internal regulations and/or policies ensuring compliance in Administrative Law.
  • Performing such other duties as may be assigned.
  • Education
    • Degree in Law
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • At least 2-3 years of experience on a similar role
    • Master in Administrative Law
    • Experience in international environment; specifically in a public research/scientific organization or in the Public Administration.
    • Extensive knowledge of Data Protection Regulation
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft office and Power Points
  • Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Excellent verbal and written Spanish, Catalan and English
  • Competences
    • Ability to work in a professional environment within a multidisciplinary and international team
    • Ability to work independently and with diverse internal teams
    • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under set deadlines and pressure
  • The position will be located at BSC within the Management Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary and renewable
  • Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
  • Starting date: asap
Applications procedure and process

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered
  • A full CV in English including contact details
The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.
OTM-R principles for selection processes
BSC-CNS is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the Open, Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment principles (OTM-R). This is applied for any potential candidate in all our processes, for example by creating gender-balanced recruitment planels and recognizing career breaks etc.
BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.
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