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Counsel - Commercial Law

Siemens Gamesa
Posted May 11
Full Time
Orlando, Florida

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Position Overview

 

  • SGRE is seeking to fill an in-house Commercial Legal Counsel position based out of our Orlando, Florida office. Reporting to the Head of Legal for North America, this is an opportunity to join a team dedicated to providing best-in-class legal advice that is integrated with business strategies and objectives.
  • Travel required upto 10%.
  • Relocation will not be offered for this role.

Responsibilities

As part of the SGRE legal team, you will primarily perform the following tasks:

  • draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts and other legal documents supporting bids in the renewable energy sector, including wind turbine supply agreements, wind turbine service agreements, and other ancillary agreements;
  • identify business and legal risks and make recommendations on how issues should be addressed to mitigate exposure and minimize corporate liability, while remaining competitive in the industry;
  • strategically handle contract disputes, warranty claims, and potential breach of contract issues;
  • use knowledge and resources to improve templates, tools and methods for efficient contract review; and
  • coordinate with in-house counterparts in other business areas and jurisdictions.
  • Provides business oriented legal advice and counseling to Business Partners.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience

In order to succeed in the role of Commercial Legal Counsel, you will:

  • have 3-5 years of commercial legal experience obtained in a large or medium sized in-house legal department or law firm and strong academic credentials (JD required);
  • be comfortable taking a lead role in a negotiation setting;
  • have attention to detail, be highly self-motivated, have excellent organization skills and the capability to effectively manage priorities while meeting strict timelines; and
  • be willing and able to travel outside Florida and, occasionally, outside of the United States, as required, for contract negotiations and business conferences.
  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

While we appreciate all applications received, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We offer a hybrid at home and in office work schedule.

SGRE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, SGRE will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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_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.

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