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Senior Counsel - Commercial

GE Energy
São Paulo, SP 01310-100
Role Summary:We are looking for a Senior Counsel Commercial to join the Latin America (LATAM) Renewable Energy legal team. This position will be based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, supporting the Hydro business in Latin America, and reporting to the Latin America Renewable Energy General Counsel.

Essential Responsibilities: Acting as a business partner by applying combined business and legal judgment to proposed deals, relationships and other issues requiring legal or compliance attention.

Drafting, reviewing and occasionally negotiating strategic business agreements and transactions such as (but not limited to) complex project agreements, ranging from sales contracts for infrastructure to turnkey and EPC, as well as sourcing and subcontracting agreements.

Advising on complex project execution issues and claims as a true partner for the business and execution teams.

Advising the business on all legal matters related to public tenders and its dynamics, legal resources and documents.

Managing external counsel appointments, including selection, instruction, close follow up and legal spend management.

Qualifications/Requirements: Qualified lawyer licensed to practice in Brazil or any other recognized jurisdiction.

Experience at a large law firm or corporate legal department, including but not limited to drafting, negotiating and closing infrastructure business transactions (i.e EPCs, Energy sector agreements, etc)

Experience in responding to government inquiries and investigations (such as tax, environmental, health and safety, and competition law).

Superior advocacy skills, including the ability to effectively and efficiently communicate in writing and orally, an aptitude for practical negotiation, the capability to think clearly and quickly under pressure, and the composure to satisfy multiple and often competing interests, and a well-developed sense of humor.

Previous experience drafting and negotiating turnkey and/or EPC agreements, other complex business transactions, including agreements with public customers

Previous experience in the energy generation and technology sector. Previous experience in hydro power, wind power, and other renewable energy technologies would be a definite plus.

Solid experience in public tenders dynamics, documentation, administrative and judicial remedies

Ability to fluently communicate in English and Portuguese, and to work in Spanish and outstanding interpersonal skills and hands-on attitude.

Availability to travel within region, as necessary.

High Energy personality, with a strong commitment to integrity and professionalism, and passion for excellence.

A superior academic record and work history that affirmatively demonstrates an ability to lead others in a broad, culturally heterogeneous environment.

Record of dedicated and successful teamwork, excellent interpersonal and diplomatic abilities.

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.comAdditional Locations:Brazil;Sao Paulo;


Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-14

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GE Energy
São Paulo, SP 01310-100

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