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Head of Legal & Contract Management

  1. Vadodara, Chennai
R-117760

Job Title: Head of Legal & Contract Management – APAC

Location: Chennai, Faridabad or Vadodara

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This role is for Head of Legal & Contract Management – APAC position based in the one of our Linxon India offices (Chennai, Faridabad or Vadodara), reporting to the Chief Legal Officer. We are looking for someone who has experience working for a leading private practice law firm and/or has relevant in-house legal experience.

You will support APAC, in respect of Asia Pacific and potentially, international legal matters relating to engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) projects, major procurements with clients, partners, subcontractors and suppliers globally, including certain corporate secretarial matters.

As Head of Legal & Contract Management, you will be working closely with our management team, internal clients, engineers and technical teams and commercial management teams on all issues relevant to the Company for legal. As the Head of Legal & Contract Management APAC, you will be responsible for ensuring that all commercial proposals/transactions are carried out in compliance with the Company’s policies and governance rules.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Support and provide advice to Linxon in all legal and contractual matters (contract law, corporate law, and antitrust law), except for tax matters.

  • Provide advice and guidance in respect of construction claims and disputes and managing the resolution of those claims and also coordinate with external counsels on need basis.

  • Train Linxon employees in Linxon internal regulations as well as in legal matters.

  • Support country integrity officer in integrity matters, and integrity training of Linxon employees.

  • As a pro-active, ethical, business-minded and out-of-the-box thinker, you will research, advise, prepare, draft, review, comment and/or negotiate complex contractual documents, and other relevant legal documentation for local or international EPC projects.

  • Participate in the review and negotiation process of various tenders and contracts with clients and also have experience of negotiating and finalizing MOUs, NDAs, consortium agreement, joint ventures, subcontractors and suppliers.

  • Provide inputs on legal and commercial issues along with mitigations in the Tenders and Contracts being bid by the corporation/company’s and present them before the Global Management Team.

  • Liaise with other corporate functions (Tax, Treasury, Insurance, Company Secretary, Integrity) to ensure compliance with corporate governance requirements.

  • Interpret laws, decrees and any other document of a legal nature, ensuring that the interests of the corporation are adequately protected.

  • Participate in the application and follow up of the corporations’/company’s policies, procedures, and internal rules.

  • Handle Secretarial compliances in close coordination with external consultants.

  • Manage the Legal and CM personnel within APAC.

Experience, Education and other Required:

  • A qualified law degree / qualified Lawyer in India; called to a state bar.

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience in EPC/ Construction/ Litigation experience in a major law firm or corporation.

  • Excellent proficiency in English with excellent drafting skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to provide timely and sound legal advice, and work as part of a small close-knit team, in a demanding, fast-paced, multilingual and multidisciplinary environment.

  • Flexible to travel on need basis within and outside India.

What we offer:

In return, we offer a wide range of rewards and benefits,

  • 20 days Privilege Leave, 13 days Emergency leave and 14 Public holidays per year

  • Medical Insurance, Life Insurance

  • Global Career Progression Opportunities

ED&I

When it comes to diversity and inclusion, we see things differently at Linxon - we encourage applications from people of all races, ages, genders, religions, sexual orientations and more - so whoever you are, we hope you’ll see things our way, too

About Linxon

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine AtkinsRéalis project management expertise and Hitachi Energy’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offering for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and delivering the highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects.

As a leading engineering company, we help our customers with turnkey substation solutions in the field of power transmission, renewable energy, and transportation.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a new company as it evolves and help shape it for the future. If you like new challenges, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and are interested in working with other motivated professionals with expertise in the Substations EPC business, then this is the new opportunity for you.

To know more about the Linxon please click on the link below.

Building the infrastructure to power the world - we are Linxon! - YouTube

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