Legal Advisor BQ

Work Environment

The Legal department is part of the Public Entity Saba. The department assists in preparing and writing policies, procedures and agreements for the Public Entity. We advise, contribute to local and national legislation and we participate in workgroups and stakeholder meetings. The department is looking for a legal advisor with knowledge and experience in the field of: Administrative Law, Civil Law and Labor Law.

Description of main duties

• Drafting and checking agreements.

• Advising the Executive Council in legal matters.

• Answering legal questions from across the organization.

• Actively identifying areas for improvement of work processes and legal policy implementation.

• Joining Networking Groups.

• Keeping track of and delving into legal developments.

What you offer

• Master's degree in Dutch law.

• At least 3 years' work experience as a Legal Advisor.

• Preferably experience and knowledge in the field of: Administrative Law, Civil Law and Labor Law.

• Preferably experience working for and/or with municipalities/ministries.

• Analytical and able to come up with new ideas, concepts and solutions.

• Organizational, cultural and political sensitivity.

• Strong organizational and time management skills.

• Getting things done mentality, work in a solution and result-oriented way.

• Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills

• Excellent command of English and Dutch, both spoken and written.

• Willing to establish yourself on the island. Working remotely is not an option.

We offer

• At the Public Entity Saba, you work at an organization in development that offers freedom, ample opportunity to develop and grow and challenges to show your talents.

• We offer a 36-hour work week.

• The position is evaluated at our government salary scale 11 ranging from $3,550 through $4,988 excluding 15.5% allowances per monthly salary, 8.33% vacation allowance and a 13th month.

• Life on the beautiful and safe island of Saba.

• Also offered is a relocation package for the ideal candidate traveling from abroad.


If you are interested in this position, we invite you to submit an application letter and resumé no later than Friday January 12th, 2024

Openbaar Lichaam Saba
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary scale 11 min. $3,550 to max. $4,988 per mth, 36 hrs per wk
US$3500 to US$4900 pm
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
At least Three (3) years'
Your Education Level
Master's Degree|in Dutch Law
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