NB! Please note that applications are only open to South African citizens who wish to move to Dubai.
Attention Legal Practitioners, an opportunity awaits you in Dubai!
Our client, who offers a range of services such as solar power solutions, energy efficiency upgrades, and innovative energy management strategies, is seeking a Senior Legal Practitioner to join their team in Dubai. As our ideal candidate, you will be the cornerstone of the legal department, responsible for providing expert guidance on a wide array of legal matters. Your role will involve analyzing intricate legal issues, identifying potential risks, and devising proactive solutions to ensure legal compliance and minimize legal challenges.
As a Senior Legal Practitioner, you are equipped with more than seven years of experience in project finance, construction, M&A, PPAs, and leases. You will be responsible for providing legal advice to internal stakeholders on a wide range of legal matters and contribute to the development and implementation of legal training programs for employees to enhance legal awareness across the organization. You will so be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and policies. You will
The benefits of joining the team:
- A bonus of 10%
- Top-tier medical coverage
- Transport allowance
- Annual flight allowance
- Standard UAE benefits
Additionally, the company provides extensive support for your relocation, including:
- One month of hotel accommodation
- Flight arrangements to join the team
If you're ready to shape the future of renewable energy while advancing your career in a challenging and rewarding legal role, then apply now!
- Professionally Qualified and Registered Solicitor (or equivalent)
- Bachelor’s degree in law and/or equivalent
- Thorough understanding of fundamental business law and corporate matters
- Prior experience as an in-house legal practitioner within a renewable energy organization
- International exposure and/or engagement with multinational enterprises
- Relevant experience in Projects, PPAs, Leases, Construction, Project Finance, and M&A
- Foresee and provide proactive guidance and assistance to all operational divisions
- Exhibit the capability to navigate legal risks while considering commercial implications
- Draft contracts for new products
- Offer support in corporate structuring initiatives
- Evaluate operations to pinpoint areas necessitating reorganization
- Collaborate with external legal advisors and oversee outsourced services pertaining to specialized matters
- Assist in the maintenance and updating of the legal database
- Represent the department as necessary, liaising with Country Directors and operational units
- Conduct thorough research into regional legal matters and regulations the company
- Offer guidance regarding the regulatory framework for renewable energy and power generation, with a comprehensive grasp of key terms in project financing, Loan Agreements, Power Purchase Agreements, Construction and Supply Agreements, EPC Agreements, and other standard international contracts prevalent in the renewable energy sector
- Provide counsel on general business law matters and oversee legal aspects across all company domains
- Create and negotiate both simple and intricate contracts, encompassing those related to renewable energy power generation projects and beyond
- Identify potential risks and suggest alternative structures to mitigate the risks associated with potential transactions or the resolution of disputes (if any) tied to projects
- Conduct training for the business teams to enhance their understanding of legal aspects
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong influencing and negotiation skills ensuring the maintenance of impactful relationships with shareholders and stakeholders
- Effective Communication
- Results-Driven Mindset
- Leadership and Team Management
Who Is AltGen?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.
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