Environmental, Energy and natural resources, Governance, risk and compliance, Health and safety, Healthcare and pharmaceuticals, Litigation and dispute resolution, Logistics and transportation, Manufacturing and industrial
Reporting Manager Title: Senior Legal Advisor and Company Secretary
We are a leading global provider of professional project and asset services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We have almost 60,000 amazing people in more than 50 countries across the world covering the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets for our customers.
We offer engineering and project management professionals, as well those in Finance, IT, Legal, Assurance, HSE and People, the chance to make a difference in an ever-changing world.
Our exciting combination will create new opportunities for you to join us.
Reports: General Counsel, within the relevant region
Main Purpose of Job:
To provide legal services and support to the Worley group companies to ensure that their legal needs, obligations and rights are protected and serviced.
Key Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:
Running and managing litigation, disputes, court / compulsory processes, negotiations and settlements to minimise external spend and limit Worley’s risk / exposure
Drafting and negotiating joint venture/teaming arrangements/alliances and corporate structures to minimise external spend and facilitate Worley’s ability to gain work
Drafting and negotiating Confidentiality Undertakings and Parent Company and Bank Guarantees to minimise external spend and protect Worley’s interests / risk minimisation
Project contracts drafting and negotiation, and related matters, to minimise external spend and facilitate Worley’s ability to gain work
Advising on a broad range of legal and commercial issues to minimise external spend and protect Worley’s interests / risk minimisation
Policy advising/drafting (standards, processes); Insurance reporting to minimise external spend and protect Worley’s interests / risk minimisation
Drafting and reviewing precedent agreements
Involved in Corporate legal functions – internal systems/processes workshops, procurement arrangements, leasing as well as ad hoc involvement with some HR and employment issues (mainly outsourced to external firms), Data Protection and HSE issues.
Understands how the business delivers value to shareholders, what drives profitability and what increases growth.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English, including the ability to convey information and ideas to individuals and groups.
Minimum 3 and maximum of 5 years’ post article experience, could be a combination of private practice and in-house corporate law experience, which must include commercial and contract law.
Qualified legal practitioner in South Africa with broad exposure to corporate and commercial matters. Experience in the same or similar industry is preferred.
LLB Degree. Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa