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Legal Contracts Counsel - SSA

Closing: Dec 7, 2021

3 days remaining

Published: Nov 23, 2021 (11 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Job Summary
  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in a Law related subject
  • Have at least 5 years experience in global commercial contracts specifically relating to review, drafting and negotiation
  • Demonstrate track record in a regulated and industrial manufacturing, engineering or technical environment
  • Show consistent ability to work in a team-oriented, fast paced, diverse environment
  • Demonstrate clinical attention to detail, legal eloquence and an ability to make informed and accurate decisions in high pressured environments
  • Have excellent communication skills working collaboratively with a diverse set of stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Have the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work to tight schedules and deadlines
  • Be detail oriented and results focused
  • Have a valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate (please indicate clearly on your resume).
  • Working remotely from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you work in the day.


Responsibilities
Job Summary
  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in a Law related subject
  • Have at least 5 years experience in global commercial contracts specifically relating to review, drafting and negotiation
  • Demonstrate track record in a regulated and industrial manufacturing, engineering or technical environment
  • Show consistent ability to work in a team-oriented, fast paced, diverse environment
  • Demonstrate clinical attention to detail, legal eloquence and an ability to make informed and accurate decisions in high pressured environments
  • Have excellent communication skills working collaboratively with a diverse set of stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Have the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work to tight schedules and deadlines
  • Be detail oriented and results focused
  • Have a valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate (please indicate clearly on your resume).
  • Working remotely from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you work in the day.


  • Do you have legal acumen and a passion for working in dynamic, creative and time critical environments?
  • Can you work collaboratively, manage through influence and communicate effectively on many levels to shape commercial contractual landscapes?
  • Be part of our dynamic and transformative organisation.

Join our forward thinking Legal & Commercial Centre of Excellence Team:

  • Our cross cultural and diverse team is made up of talent from across the globe with a passion for commercial and contractual Law. Our purpose is to provide counsel on an enterprise scale across the Baker Hughes portfolio.
  • We are seeking a new addition to our team to support the commercial side of the business.
  • The role will report to the Europe and SSA Regions Managing Commercial Legal COE Counsel.

As a Legal Contracts Counsel, you will be responsible for:

  • Advising, negotiating and drafting commercial customer facing agreements to negotiate the best terms possible for all stakeholders and identify policy deviations
  • Identifying deviations across a variety of contractual and sub contractual agreements to ensure legal compliance whilst maintaining business objectives
  • Providing assessment, guidance and recommendations regarding contractual risk to Operations and Management to activate approval, renegotiation or withdrawal
  • Collaborating with cross functional teams to gain full understanding of Baker Hughes’ contracting policies and processes
  • Resolving issues arising from existing and potential commercial relationships to provide business-oriented solutions
  • Conducting Legal Contract training seminars for sales personnel and other departments to effectively communicate the value of contractual and commercial legalities.


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