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Nienke Fokma
Consultant Executive Search/directie
CRH plc (CRH) was formed through a merger in 1970 of two leading Irish building companies. Since that time, CRH has become an international leader in building materials. CRH employs approximately 76.000 people in 26 countries and is listed on the Irish, London and New York Stock Exchanges.The company has sustainability and corporate social responsibility concepts embedded as integral components of her performance and growth strategy.
The CRH organization is divided into several business units in Europe and the US. CRH Europe Legal is responsible for all legal activities in the Netherlands and coordinates these activities across 22 European countries. Currently we are seeking to recruit a practical

Legal Officer/Company Secretary
Legal Officer/Company Secretary
You will work closely together with and report directly to the General Counsel of CRH Europe Legal in Rijswijk, assisting in setting up a legal support system for all CRH businesses across Europe.You will use a pragmatic and flexible approach in order to support, inform and educate the business on general legal matters. Primarily focusing on improving corporate governance within CRH Netherlands, rationalizing entities and setting up a subsidiary database throughout CRH Europe as well as drafting, reviewing and standardizing corporate legal documents. As Company Secretary of CRH Netherlands, you will organize board meetings, prepare agendas and take minutes. In addition, you will provide at request advisory support to other teams within CRH, such as the Compliance & Ethics team. Some travel will be involved to the Amsterdam office as well as across Europe and occasionally to the US.


  • Dutch qualified candidate notary or lawyer, 6-9 years working experience
  • overall knowledge of corporate law (boek II BW), commercial law and competition law
  • work experience within a trust company is a plus
  • pragmatic and proactive, strong relationship-buiding skills, able to get things done
  • strong communication skills, fluent in Dutch and English, verbal as well as written


  • varied new position, focus on planning and organizing
  • commercially oriented, informal and multidisciplinary working environment
  • small legal team in the Netherlands, colleagues across Europe and the US
  • flexible working hours, possibility to work from home

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