Saudi Legal Counsel

Location
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Salary
£Attractive
Posted
12 Jun 2017
Closes
20 Jun 2017
Ref
4425TL
Job Title
In House Counsel
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Saudi National - Rapid Legal Career in Energy - Fantastic Employer​

Would you like to make quick career progression, join a truly amazing and quickly growing company with deep respect for the legal function and work on international legal matters? Are you Saudi National fluent in English? If your answer is yes, read on.

This role offers quick career progression, international big ticket-projects, fantastic employer, caring and loyal boss and excellent package.

About the business

The business is a dream employer for a legal professional who is keen to make career quickly. This employer will be an impressive name on your CV and you will be carrying out exciting international work. The company is a well-known name in the energy and power sector, and this particular division is the leading operator of power and water plants in the Middle East and Africa, undergoing rapid international expansion. The team is international with a large proportion of Western expats (UK, US, European).

This is a perfect company in which to really develop and push yourself. If you are interested in moving abroad, for example to UAE it is possible to do so in the future.

The legal and team and the manager

The regional legal team is well-established and respected. They are a true part of the business and are seen as valued partners and business enablers. The manager for this role is a nice, ethical and honest person, an experienced professional keen to develop his team, he is a true pleasure to work with.

What you can expect

You will play a leading role in large-scale projects and commercial activity. You will be representing the business in meetings with clients - typically senior commercial and state stakeholders.

If you are talented, you will be promoted very quickly and are likely to manage more junior staff soon - the company is developing rapidly, adding new legal professionals so you will be moving up the career ladder.

You will be coordinating legal affairs of a number of water and energy regional Mega-Projects in the GCC and Africa area. You will be reviewing and advising on various agreements such as O&M Agreements, Power Purchasing Agreements, EPC contracts, Shareholders' Agreements, Technical Services Agreements, NDA's, Subcontracts etc, as well as reviewing and drafting special terms and conditions and as amending and drafting company's policies and procedures.

You will work closely with you colleagues in Finance, Supply Chain and Risk Management Departments. You will be providing legal opinions to key stakeholders on potential disputes or grey areas in contracts. And last but not least you will be training key company employees on contractual matters. You can expect international travel.

About you

You are a Saudi National, fluent in English, a talented legal company commercial professional experienced in drafting commercial contracts looking to apply and further develop your skills and experience at a well-respected organisation where you will be valued and appreciated.