Energy/ Construction Legal & Contracts Advisor – UK

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Job ID 14520
Solar,Storage
Permanent
England

A global leader in the solar and energy storage space is looking to recruit a Legal and Contracts expert to join their team in the UK, playing a leading part in their manufacturing and development business.

The role:

  • Support the Legal and Contracts function on activities in PV and ESS Business Unit in EMEA countries.
  • Review, draft, qualify and negotiate various types of contractual documentation including framework agreement, sales contracts, General Terms & Conditions, purchasing agreement, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements and letters of intent.
  • Identify risks and deviations from contracting principles.
  • Preparation and negotiation of contractual Qualifications with new and existing clients.
  • Prepare contract and risk summaries to ensure that all relevant project personnel are aware of Contractual obligations, risks and objectives.
  • Negotiate to resolution contractual and financial disputes on live projects, consulting with and advising Commercial managers.
  • Maintenance and adherence to all relevant policies, processes and procedures contained within the Business Management System.
  • Providing internal training for non-lawyers

The candidate:

  • Degree educated in Law or relevant Business-related qualification.
  • PV, Energy Storage, and Gas and/or Construction industry experience.
  • Commercially focused with a sound knowledge of Contract Law and the ability to draft in a legal / contractual context.
  • Experience working within a Contracts or Legal department.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to build and maintain strong business relationships at all levels and translate to a non-legal audience.
  • Demonstrates credibility and professionalism at all times.
  • Can engage, influence and negotiating at all levels with stakeholders.
  • Pro-active with a solutions-based approach, and the ability to constructively challenge and be challenged.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and ownership, and work within a multi-disciplined team.
  • Detail orientated with excellent analytical skills.
  • Accustomed to report writing and presenting.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills, accustomed to meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.


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