Contexte du recrutement et définition de poste :
Legal Counsel :
CRIT is recruiting for a leading global energy company that builds its businesses around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy transition a Legal Counsel Northern Africa.
Provide general legal advice on all activities of the North African region, you will provide :
The legal Counsel Northern Africa Key Responsibilities and Deliverables during the development phase of infrastructure projects in the Region.
o Projects may include greenfields, brownfields, mergers and acquisitions, divestments;
o Legal services cover :
Drafting and negotiation of legal documents
Providing legal support for the financing of projects;
Managing due diligence processes for acquisitions or divestments of assets and entities, drafting and negotiating share purchase agreements;
Provide legal advice to the construction team on all legal matters as they arise (including local law issues in coordination with local counsel) during projects’ construction phase.
Provide legal advice to project companies and operation and maintenance companies on all legal matters as they arise (including local law issues in coordination with local counsel) during the project operation phase and management of commercial contracts in the Region (including facility management agreements)
Provide advice in relation to corporate governance matters for the regional entities, including board meetings, shareholder meetings and director appointments / resignations;
Liaise with Group legal centres of expertise as needed, in relation to projects located in the region and services performed by the regional entities of the Group;
Engage and manage external counsels, control the quality of services performed by such external counsels and monitor their cost;
Encourage a culture of compliance with laws and integrity within the Group;
Contribute to the implementation and use of the documents’ management systems;
Contribute to development of template agreements for the Region;
Profil recherché :
Law Degree from a reputable university.
3 to 5 years of legal practice.
Large law firm experience or in-house experience in one or more multinational companies.
Excellent command of French, English and Arabic
Knowledge and Skills
Strong contract drafting and contract interpretation skills.
Basic negotiating skills.
Ability to provide sound legal advice.
Ability to deal with complexity.
Ability to work within a team of members from varying cultural backgrounds as well as with counterparts of varying cultural backgrounds.
Professional and ethical.