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Senior Legal Manager

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned legal professional to join a global leader in the renewable energy sector. The Senior Legal Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing a broad range of general corporate matters, contract review and negotiation, dispute resolution, document management and other legal activities.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned legal professional to join a global leader in the renewable energy sector. The Senior Legal Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing a broad range of general corporate matters, contract review and negotiation, dispute resolution, document management and other legal activities. This role offers the chance to work within an inclusive and supportive environment where your expertise will be valued and nurtured. You will have the autonomy to make decisions that directly impact the success of the business, with accountability for meeting timelines, budgets and project objectives.

  • Opportunity to work with a global leader in the renewable energy sector
  • Broad scope of responsibilities including contract review, negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Inclusive and supportive work environment

What you'll do:

As a Senior Legal Manager, you will be at the heart of their operations, providing crucial support across a wide range of areas. Your role will involve assisting business teams with contract reviews and negotiations, offering strategic advice on key legal issues, advising on compliance matters, conducting legal research when necessary, working on regional APAC matters as needed, among others. Your expertise will be instrumental in ensuring smooth operations within our organisation.

  • Advise on corporate governance matters and oversee day-to-day legal activities, including the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, office leases, and employment-related issues.
  • Analyze and provide comprehensive legal advice to management on contracts, complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and financial instruments.
  • Conduct thorough legal research as necessary to support the company’s legal needs.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, particularly those related to the renewable energy sector, anti-bribery, and anti-corruption laws.
  • Execute any additional tasks assigned by country business teams or the Senior Manager - Legal.
  • Facilitate business teams in the review, negotiation, and finalization of various legal contracts, including Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contracts, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) agreements, joint venture (JV) agreements, and debt financing arrangements.
  • Offer strategic counsel on critical legal issues impacting the business operations in the Philippines.
  • Provide expert assistance and strategic advice in the resolution of potential or ongoing claims, disputes, and investigations.
  • Review, standardize, and maintain a comprehensive library of legal document templates.
  • Support regional legal matters across APAC countries as required.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Legal Manager position is someone who brings a wealth of experience in both litigation and corporate law. As a qualified member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines with at least five years' experience in a law firm setting, you will have developed strong skills in contract review and negotiation, dispute resolution, and document management. Your experience in the renewable energy sector will be particularly valuable in this role.

  • Accumulate a minimum of 10 years' hands-on experience in corporate law, with a specialized emphasis on navigating intricate legal landscapes with exposure and experience in the realm of renewable energy projects.
  • Demonstrate a proven history of adeptly overseeing multifaceted legal domains encompassing mergers and acquisitions, anti-money laundering (AML), anti-bribery, anti-corruption, litigation management, commercial contract negotiations, compliance protocols, and meticulous data protection measures.
  • Display outstanding verbal and written communication skills, coupled with a knack for fostering effective interpersonal relationships across diverse stakeholders.
  • Embrace an unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct and ensuring unwavering compliance with pertinent legal and regulatory statutes.
  • Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory frameworks governing renewable energy sectors, coupled with an ability to ensure seamless adherence to regulatory mandates.
  • Possess superior research acumen and analytical skills essential for conducting exhaustive legal assessments and offering strategic counsel.
  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in Law or an equivalent qualification, with mandatory Philippine bar admission.
  • Showcase exceptional negotiation prowess along with a demonstrated capacity to proficiently draft, scrutinize, and refine legal documentation.

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a global leader in the renewable energy sector, committed to creating a sustainable future for all. They pride themselves on their inclusive and supportive work environment where every team member's contribution is valued. They offer opportunities for professional growth and development, encouraging their employees to continually learn and improve. Their commitment to innovation and excellence sets them apart from the rest.

What's next:

If you're ready to take your career to the next level with a leading organisation in the renewable energy sector, don't hesitate!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Human Resources

Focus: HR Business Partner

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Makati

Job Reference: VE4NPM-2568DD51

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Shinta Amalia

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