Legal Counsel - Siemens Legal Hub Philippines

Job Description

At Siemens, we are on a constant search for bright and innovative minds to fill our ranks. If you are a fast learner, creative, able to work with multi-cultural and multi-discipline teams and have a strong desire to be a winner, we dare you to test your limits with Siemens. We are currently looking for a Legal Counsel for the Siemens Legal Hub in the Philippines:

What are my responsibilities?

  • Be innovative and help setting-up a Legal Hub in the Philippines for the Legal advice of other jurisdictions in Asia
  • Provide business-oriented solutions and advice to the business units and corporate departments in Siemens entities located in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and other countries in Asia to facilitate the business goals and objectives
  • Advise all business units and corporate departments in close collaboration with the responsible legal counsel on contractual questions and claim issues, including drafting, reviewing and negotiation of all legal documents and transactional support on key deals and projects, in order to mitigate risk exposures to Siemens. Responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting the Legal and sales teams in preparation of commercial bids from a legal perspective. This will include reviewing of NDAs, MoUs, tender documents, framework agreements, supply and services agreements and consortium agreements in close cooperation with sales team and commercial counterparts
  • Managing project specific limits of authorization (risk management tool) regarding release/approval of specific contract risks
  • Supporting the procurement department in respect of contractual aspect
  • Managing disputes and claim management process
  • Actively participate in the development of processes and policies relating to the Legal Hub
  • Undertake such duties as and when assigned by the General Counsel of the Legal Hub

What do I need to qualify for this position?

  • Possess Degree in Law with at least 3 years post-qualification experience (PQE) from a leading law firm and/or international company
  • Be member of the Philippine Bar in good standing, and/ or may also have successfully passed a common law Bar Exam
  • Possess a LL.M. in common law jurisdiction or other proven knowledge in common law system
  • Strong affinity to legal tech applications and readiness to implement, apply and improve such applications
  • Open to “future of work” models
  • Good analytical and drafting skills, organized and committed to deadlines
  • Robust personality with high levels of energy and drive
  • Self-motivated, with an ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic corporate environment
  • Adaptable and commercially minded team player with a collegial personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with high level of proficiency in verbal and written English

Organization: Legal and Compliance

Company: Siemens, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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