Legal Advisor

You are responsible for advising on complex legal issues, developing multi-year policy, guidelines and procedures in the area of interest and conducting legal proceedings.


You will join a multidisciplinary team of professionals in a challenging but friendly environment. The school community is international, which means both the educational programme and all business communication are done in English. Hotelschool The Hague (HTH) has developed an excellent reputation almost 95 years; the result of the structured & innovative educational programme and the experience and quality of our staff, instructors, and lecturers.

General function description

  • Handling complaints and objections as a secretary and preparing the content of the internal objection
  • Coordination the financial support process for students and handling the applications for the Profileringsfond and Tuinemafonds
  • Coordination the process of imposing sanctions and being responsible for its implementation and handling
  • Managing the HTH legal protection box
  • Participating in decision making in committees and formulating decisions
  • Participating in complex projects to point out legal implications at an early stage.
  • Coordination and relationmanagement with our external lawyer
  • Carrying out less complex legal proceedings and/or appeals and, if necessary, engage our external lawyer
  • Advising management and Board of Directors on legal issues and conducting negotiations on behalf of Management and Board of Directors
  • Assessing policy proposals for legal feasibility in coordination with other policy areas
  • Identifying risks, costs and benefits in legal proceedings and advising on this
  • Assisting management in the implementation of legal issues
  • Analysing legal consequences of internal and external developments and (changes in) laws and regulations and draws up advisory notes
  • Testing internal and new policies, procedures, agreements, regulations, and guidelines against legal regulations and making proposals for policy adjustments
  • Advising management with regarding to the development of policy and governance from the field of expertise
  • Drawing up advice and proposing policy alternatives in the legal field
  • Developing guidelines, procedures, and scenarios
  • Providing information to employees about legal procedures
  • Ensuring the internal and external coordination of legal decision making

Candidate profile

You have/are:

  • Specialized in theoretical knowledge of legal procedures and laws and regulations
  • Insight into organisation, process related and professional relationships in a broader context than one’s own area of interest
  • Skills in analysing, interpreting, and drafting legal documents and advice
  • Skills in drawing up advice notes and (policy) proposals
  • Defence skills
  • Excellent verbal and written command of both Dutch and English


Hotelschool The Hague offers a salary based on scale 11 the labour agreement of Universities of Applied Science (CAO HBO) with a range between €3.881,01 and € 5.332,49 gross per month, depending on your professional experience and qualifications.

In addition, Hotelschool The Hague offers:

  • A 13th month;
  • An excellent package of fringe benefits;
  • Employees with a 40-hour working week are entitled to 428 hours (53 days) of leave annually with retention of salary;
  • Excellent opportunities for further personal development;
  • Compensation towards your health insurance expenses;
  • Option to make use of group discounts for multiple insurances;
  • Travel allowances for commuting to and from work;
  • A pension plan through ABP;
  • Most importantly you would work for an organisation that strives to have a positive impact on society, helping to develop future leaders in the hospitality industry.

Additional information

Hotelschool The Hague works with a 40-hour workweek. The starting date for this position is as soon as possible depending on the notice period of the applicant.

The work location for this position can be either our Campus in Amsterdam and/ or Campus The Hague.  

Additional information can be provided by Mr Jan Willem van Brouwershaven Member of the Board of Directors, through email:

An English language proficiency test may be part of the selection procedure. Upon receiving an offer, a certificate of conduct (VOG) is required.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your English CV and motivation letter. Kindly submit your CV and motivation letter to the attention of Ms. C. Kloos, Corporate Recruiter.

To apply please send your cv and motivation letter to