Area Counsel, Middle East & Asia, Energy Solutions

Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global energy system integrator offering a broad range of environmentally sound solutions. Our offering includes ultra-flexible internal combustion engine based power plants, utility-scale solar PV power plants, energy storage & integration solutions, as well as LNG terminals and distribution systems. The flexible and efficient Wärtsilä solutions provide customers with superior value and enable a transition to a more sustainable and modern energy system. As of 2017, Wärtsilä has 65 GW of installed power plant capacity in 177 countries around the world.

The Area Counsel for Middle East & Asia supports our Energy Solutions business within the area and leads a team of legal counsel. You will be working closely with our sales and project execution teams across borders.

This position is located in Singapore and you report to Vice President, Legal, Energy Solutions.
Application deadline 2017-12-15
Position description The Area Counsel will be responsible for the legal matters in the Area, in particular:

• Ensuring and managing optimal legal resources for the Area and heading the Area legal team for such purpose
* Undertaking responsibilities as a member of the Area Management Team
• Providing solutions based legal support to the Area in all operative matters, including drafting and negotiating transactions and managing claims and litigation
• Supporting compliance and governance implementation in the Area.
Responsibilities In this role, your responsibilities will include:
• Ensuring and providing solutions based legal support to the Area in all operative matters based on business and customer needs. This includes drafting, structuring, reviewing, negotiating and closing large project sales contracts, as well as legal support to the project execution teams
• Managing claims and litigation
• Leading, managing and developing the legal resources in the Area to ensure efficient and timely legal support to the business
• Supporting compliance, risk management and governance implementation in the area
• Acting as a member of the Energy Solutions Area Management Team with due responsibilities in that role
Requirements As an ideal candidate, you will recognise yourself from these requirements:
• Law degree from a relevant jurisdiction
• A minimum of 5 years of experience either as a practicing attorney or in-house counsel with demonstrated skill in negotiating and drafting contracts
• Leadership and influencing skills with an ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing
• A service and business-oriented mind-set, coupled with readiness to travel and a team player attitude
• Knowledge of Mandarin or Arabic is a plus
Contact person to give further information If you have position related questions, Mrs Laura Susi-Gamba (Vice President Legal, Energy Solutions) is answering to you questions on 7.12. at 11.00-13.00 EET or 8.12. at 8.00-9.00 EET: Telephone +358 400 273 642.

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Country Singapore
Job area Legal