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Legal Advisor

Requisition ID:  28911
Location(s): 

København S, Region Hovedstaden, DK Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK Hamburg, HH, DE

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

Vestas Factory

Can you power the solution by enabling people to make the right decisions? Are you ready to boost your career in an international and innovative renewable energy company and exercise your legal and business knowledge to support achieving a de-carbonized future?  We are looking for a Legal Advisor to further enrich our offshore transactional enablement office.

 

Finance > Vestas Legal, Risk & Compliance > Global Legal Offshore & Service

Global Legal Offshore & Service is a small team, within the global Legal, Risk & Compliance department of Vestas, providing legal and contracting support to the high growth business areas of Offshore and Service. Our three core responsibilities include (1) being the centre of enablement to the legal and contracting front-line for offshore and service sales transactions, (2) business partnering at a strategic level with Global Service and Global Offshore management and (3) providing centralized operational support for offshore marine and aviation sourcing, as well as ad-hoc, for other defined specialty areas. 

We are looking for a Legal Advisor to further enrich our offshore transactional enablement office. By encouraging a culture based on accountability, we give employees the chance to create meaningful, real-world impact through their work. We also cultivate employee performance and success by providing an inclusive, motivating environment with collaboration at its core. You will experience a team of great diversity both within competencies, experience, gender, and nationality.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and business-oriented solutions to front-line teams on Offshore contracting risks
  • Develop, implement and continuously improve governance and policies for Offshore sales and service offerings to ensure a healthy risk profile for Vestas
  • Develop and implement effective and scalable training (field and desktop) to internal and external front-line Offshore lawyers as well as other relevant stakeholders
  • Support improvement and development of product offerings and solutions for the Offshore market
  • Continuously ensure that contractual lessons learned from previous projects are incorporated into the enablement toolbox of governance, policies, templates, training, etc.
  • Business partner with key stakeholders in the Offshore end-to-end value chain to ensure customer-centricity and quality is embedded in our tools
  • Conduct peer reviews of front-line negotiated turbine supply agreements and service & maintenance agreements

 

Qualifications

  • Solid legal educational background with professional English contract drafting skills
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience working for an international-oriented in-house corporation or a law firm
  • Significant experience in wind energy transactions (preferably Offshore) or come from a related offshore industry or have other significant experience with handling large scale international infrastructure transactions
  • Experience with efficient communication and stakeholder management in a multinational, matrixed organisation
  • Working knowledge of FIDIC (Yellow Book) is desirable

 

Competencies

  • Commercial mindset and curiosity to learn more about commercial and technical issues
  • Innovative and independent, and enjoys working as part of a close-knit and motivated team
  • Ability to effectively influence and communicate within all levels of a global organisation, as well as third parties
  • Ability to prioritise among competing urgent matters and allocate resources for maximum impact
  • Ability to analyse complex problems and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to recommend adoption of an effective, practical and proper course of action
  • Ability to work under time sensitive environments and willingness to go the "extra mile"
  • Proven commitment to continuous improvement

 

What we offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring and diverse work environment within the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions. At Vestas, we aim at being sustainable in all aspects – both as employer and business partner. With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. We value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with lots of passion. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us.

 

Additional information

Your work location can be either Aarhus (DK), Copenhagen (DK) or Hamburg (DE). Other locations may be considered in exceptional cases.

You can expect up to 20 days of travel per year.

The application deadline is 31st of August 2022.

For additional information on the position, please contact Vice President, Global Legal Offshore & Service, Miranda Chiu at +45 2512 6414.


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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.