Legal Counsel

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Siemens Gamesa

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Kanchipuram, India

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24 days ago

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.
Supports accountable business partners in mastering contractual challenges at all stages of the bid process in close cooperation with Legal Counsel and Project Management.
Job Responsibility : -
You will be a senior part of a dedicated, multi-national team of legal advisers located at our office in Chennai, supporting Siemens Gamesa’s market leading Onshore Wind business in India and beyond. 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 onshore wind projects located around the world (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
As our Senior Legal Counsel you will act as a consistent, impartial and trusted senior legal and contractual adviser in all respects, providing guidance and direction reflecting sound judgment and substantive legal knowledge and expertise.
It will your responsibility to 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.
In addition, you will be advising on corporate law matters and be responsible to support on board meetings, PoAs and other corporate governance and corporate housekeeping matters.
You will evaluate all contractual and commercial risks in relation to a project, and present these for approval to senior management in accordance with internal guidelines.
In the role you will clarify and coordinate issues with other legal colleagues, Sales, Project Management, insurance and other specialist departments throughout any project.
You will 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.
Qualification Required :
What you need to make a difference
Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for…
A qualified lawyer with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a variety of jurisdictions and commercial environments with a strong academic and legal background combined with relevant practical legal experience in house or with top-ranked private firms.
You have experience in structuring, preparation and negotiation of terms and conditions of different types of international project-related contracts and structures, including several years of experience in the renewables sector. A deep knowledge of and experience with international energy plant and system contracts or construction contracts (e.g. FIDIC) would be an asset.
You are 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.
You have 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.
To be successful in this role you preferably have:
  • A strong sense of personal integrity and address issues directly, including providing impartial and independent advise 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

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
Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.