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Regional Support Counsel, Americas

Posted Apr 28
Full Time
HybridAlpharetta, Georgia
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
 
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
 
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
 
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
 
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
 
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. 
 
ABOUT THIS POSITION
 
Location: Hybrid in Alpharetta, GA (2-3 days in office)
 
The Regional Support Counsel, Americas, will have an important role in administering the legal aspects of negotiating commercial contracts and then implementing such agreements for energy storage systems. This role will interface with internal sales and operations teams, our customers, and our supply chain. The role will be reporting to the Americas Legal Department for substantive purposes and will be embedded within the Americas operations team. This position offers an opportunity to make a significant contribution to increasing the profitability of the operations of our valuable Americas region.
 
Responsible:
 
Fluence is defined by our unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity. We take personal ownership in what we do, developing trust in our relationships with internal and external stakeholders. We firmly believe in having honest, forthcoming, and fair communications.
 
· This role will engage with our Americas Sales and Operations teams in with commercial contracting, the interpretation and enforcement of a portfolio of operation and maintenance contracts, management of related procurement and supply chain contracts, efficiently resolving disputes, and ultimately delivering our service offerings to our customers in compliance with contractual requirements.
 
· This role will support the Operations team in honoring warranty obligations to our customers and enforcing warranty claims against Fluence’s suppliers and vendors.
 
· In other words, you will be an in-house lawyer often with a customer-facing role, and all of us are responsible for great customer service.
 
Agile:
 
Here at Fluence, we strive to continuously improve, to be intellectually curious and be adaptive to our customers’ and employees’ needs. Collaboration is key, both in our partnerships with our customers, and with each other. Fluence prioritizes the most critical efforts that allow for the greatest impact.
 
· This role will support Americas both sales and regional operations. The subject matter, technical details and personalities will be numerous and varied.
 
· This is hybrid role, with 2-3 days of remote work permitted. The office location for this role is foreseen to be in Alpharetta, Georgia, and occasional business travel should be expected.
 
· Most Fluence people wear multiple hats. On any given day you might provide overflow legal support on a variety of topics, such as procurement or sales contracting.
 
Leading:
 
Fluence offers proven energy storage technology solutions designed to address the diverse needs and challenges of customers in a rapidly transforming energy landscape, providing design, delivery, integration and maintenance globally. Fluence partners with customers as their trusted advisor throughout their journey and provides advisory, financing, and project lifecycle services.
 
· You aren’t expected to arrive at Fluence being an expert in energy storage. You’ll climb the learning curve quickly.
 
· Our customers value us for our expertise, and this role will be interacting with customers and the supply chain frequently. Soon you’ll know more about energy storage than most other lawyers in the world.
 
Fun:
 
We are always looking for employees who are excited by challenges and the opportunity to solve problems. Our entrepreneurial mindset allows for creativity, sense of urgency and fulfillment. Our employees love what we do and are dedicated to transforming the way we power our world.
 
· Granted, this is an intangible – how do you measure fun? Suffice it to say, we work very hard to maintain a vibrant company culture. We value diversity, inclusiveness and respect. Even towards our lawyers! We take our products, services, and customers seriously. (And ethics, safety and compliance.)
 
· As some of us like to say, “Winning is fun!”. At Fluence, you’ll be doing a lot of winning and we don’t settle for anything less.

What does the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • You have 3 -5 years of legal experience with interpreting technically complex contracts, commercial negotiations, and dispute resolution. This should include some experience with both sales contracts and enforcing contracts.
  • Ideally you also have experience with negotiating and drafting contract amendments and change orders.
  • You probably began your career by either laboring happily in a swanky law firm and/or have been exposed to the joy of an in-house legal department.
  • You have excellent judgment, both in business and interpersonal matters, except you like lawyers.
  • You have familiarity with renewable energies and/or the energy storage sector.
  • You have impeccable ethics and a commitment to compliance and safety. (We do not make jokes about compliance or safety.)
  • Spanish language skills would be a plus but not required.
  • You are motivated in your work style and are comfortable managing complex legal matters.
  • You are licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction where you work.
At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply!
 
Unlimited PTO
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
Generous 401K Match
Annual Bonus Incentive
 
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.