Legal Director

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dongen

Would you like to join our worldwide mission to bring our food system back to nature? We are searching for a Director Legal who can support us in all legal topics we face in our development. Are you ambitious and do you have the experience and talent? Join us and work for the future.
What will your mission be?
Reporting directly to the CFO, as Director Legal, you will be an integral member of a rapidly growing organisation. You, together with the Legal Counsel, will support the company in the broad legal field from drafting and negotiating contracts to providing legal advice on financing, and ensuring a solid internal framework on corporate governance towards internal and external stakeholders. Looking at our past and future, your future at Protix will be exciting and diverse.

What will be your responsibilities?
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial and corporate agreements to meet business and legal needs, including but not limited to more complex agreements involving equity and debt financing, intellectual property, licensing, long term cooperation, research and corporate matters.
  • Work closely with the sales, R&D, capital projects, engineering and sales teams to provide legal support in all (day-to-day) matters.
  • Ensure that relevant (template) documentation, policies and procedures are available and are kept up to date to facilitate Protix’ business;
  • Ensure that corporate governance around commitments, legal reporting deadlines and filings are met
  • Corporate governance around Shareholder, Supervisory Board and committees and MT meetings
  • Interact closely with the CEO and CFO where needed;
  • Further implement and maintain a strong contract management system
  • Act as a strategic advisor to the business with executive presence and confidence;
  • Contracting and instructing external lawyers when and where appropriate, ensuring best value for money
What do we promise?
  • You will be part of our mission: 'Food in balance with nature'. 
  • You will have the opportunity to work 2 to 3 days from home 
  • A varied job in which you can make the difference within a passionate and inspiring team 
  • There is a personnel participation scheme ('piece of the Protix pie') 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • A fast-moving, entrepreneurial and sustainable working environment 
  • There is a lot of room and support to take responsibility and to develop yourself 
  • Do you travel by bike? Then you will receive an allowance of €0,19 per km. 
Who are you?
  • A flexible, independent and result orientated approach and the ability to influence others without losing focus on the end result and commercial relations
  • At least five years' working experience at a reputable law firm and/or in-house working Experience
  • Experience with equity and debt financing agreements and instruments
  • Substantive experience with complex commercial contracts and corporate law;
  • An excellent command of Dutch and English, both written and verbal
  • Strong project management approach, excellent time-management and organizational skills with a solid understanding of legal operations
About us
We are on the brink of a global insect revolution. Protix is a fast-growing company and is leading this 'ento-revolution' as the industry leader. Since 2009, it has been our life's mission to bring the food system back in balance with nature.  With high-tech solutions, artificial intelligence, genetic improvement programmes and robotics, we produce the ingredient of the future: insects. The black soldier fly is a key player in bringing our mission to life. Their larvae provide us with a unique source of protein that is processed into feed for pets, fish, piglets and chickens, among others.  
Our values are a reflection of our culture. We are always looking for new talent who will go for the next step with us and recognise themselves in our values. Because you don't just choose Protix, it is a conscious choice. We care about our planet, are innovative & curious, open minded, diverse and always go for the best result.   
Do you want to work for the future and be part of our revolution? We would like to get in touch with you! Apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to keep up to date with our mission.
About us
We are looking for innovators! Operator, engineer, researcher, designer – if you want to work towards a better world, we are looking for you. We are at the eve of forming a global insect industry and Protix is leading the revolution. Through combining biology and technology, we create high-quality insect ingredients to bring the food system back in balance with nature. We are growing rapidly and are always looking for great new people. From mechanical engineers to process operators and research & development: you can find all our vacancies on this page.

Don’t see a vacancy but do recognize yourself in our profile? Send us your resume on we’d love to find a place for you. We are always looking for talented employees willing to work in one of our teams towards our mission.



We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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