(Graduate) Legal Counsel 133 views

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.

Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join the team in creating a better future for us on our planet.

We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.

You will be a trusted part of a dedicated team of legal advisers located at our office in Brande, Denmark, supporting Siemens Gamesa’s Northern European wind business. Working together with our internal business partners and the broader Siemens Gamesa Legal Department, you will provide primary negotiation, contracting and legal support for the entire lifecycle of wind projects (including during the bidding, negotiations, implementation, warranty and service phases of projects). You will also provide legal support as required on a variety of issues, including IP/IT, corporate matters, litigation, mergers, acquisitions, disposals, and other legal topics which may arise from time to time.

How to contribute to our vision

Act as a consistent, impartial and trusted legal and contractual adviser in all respects, providing guidance and direction reflecting sound judgment and substantive legal knowledge and expertise.

Advise internal business partners on, and support the preparation, drafting, negotiations, and handling of complex Project Agreement terms and conditions (including but not limited to non-disclosure agreements, turbine supply agreements, service & warranty agreements, spare parts agreements, parent company guarantees, bonds, direct agreements, and amendments thereto), typically based on customers’ invitations to bid, customers’ templates, or documents drafted by outside counsel.

Evaluate all contractual and commercial risks in relation to a project and present these for approval to management in accordance with internal guidelines.

Clarify and coordinate issues with other legal colleagues, Sales, Project Management, insurance and other specialist departments throughout any project.

Provide business-oriented legal solutions to complex and novel problems in a fast-moving environment, which allow the business to progress without exposing the company to unacceptable risk.

What you need to make a difference

Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change.

We are looking for a candidate with a legal degree with up to 4 years of experience working in a variety of jurisdictions and commercial environments. The right candidate must have a strong academic and legal background preferably combined with relevant practical legal experience in house or with top-ranked private firms.

Experience in structuring, preparation and negotiation of terms and conditions of different types of international project-related contracts and structures, including experience in the renewables sector and knowledge of and experience with international energy plant and system contracts or construction contracts (e.g. FIDIC) would be an asset.

A skilled, assertive and successful negotiator with strong skills of persuasion, and a demonstrated ability to close deals with excellent English oral and drafting skills.

The ability to independently think through situations from an abstract conceptual perspective and provide well-reasoned solutions to novel problems quickly and a strong personality and the necessary gravitas to communicate with internal and external stakeholders at all organizational levels.

A strong sense of personal integrity and address issues directly, including providing impartial and independent advice and challenging conventional wisdom when appropriate.

Comfort working in a constantly evolving industry and a high-pressure, fast-moving environment with less than complete information.

A strong desire to deliver first-class legal support to market-leading renewable energy projects around the globe.

Initiative and ownership in all that you do.

An ability to add value on the first day. August 1, 2020 would be a preferable starting date.

In return of your commitment we offer you…

Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come. We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as subsided lunch, employee discounts and much more.

If you are interested in becoming a Danish registered attorney or are already in an attorney trainee program we are able to offer your to start/continue such program.

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Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.

Other information

If you have specific questions about the position, please contact the hiring manager, Head of Legal Department, Alex Merrild Andersen via phone +45 41960167

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please send the recruiting team an email via hr.dk.ta@siemensgamesa.com. Please mention the Job ID in the email.

Please apply in English via the apply button.

We kindly draw your attention to the fact that this email may NOT be used for sending applications or CVs for evaluation.

For more information about working in Denmark, please see this link: https://www.siemensgamesa.com/explore/journal/wind-engineers-in-denmark

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