General Counsel Spain&Portugal- Siemens Energy

Job Description

General Counsel Spain & Portugal- Siemens Energy

Do you want to be part of a unique and great team?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding lawyer to join our established team in Madrid and become a key member of international Legal community at Siemens Energy.

Together we make the difference

Siemens Energy is the trusted partner and leader along the entire energy value chain including Generation, Transmission and Oil & Gas sectors. As a center of excellence for customers, it maintains a strong line of R&D in the development of key components (gas turbines, steam, compressors, engines, control systems, electrical systems and IT solutions) with the objective of meeting the needs of the different energy markets.

We make real what matters. This is your role.

As the General Counsel for Spain & Portugal at Siemens Energy, you will

  • Manage all legal matters/risks and contracts of Spain & Portugal (except tax issues) with a special focus on project business and claim management.
  • Take initiative and contribute proactively to master business challenges by thinking entrepreneurial (balancing governance and business needs).
  • Be the trusted advisor of regional and local management and the Business Units.
  • Lead team of professionals at Siemens Energy Legal Spain. Maintain and further improve best in class Legal department.
  • Drive cost optimization and lean principles to gain efficiencies.
  • Foster an organizational culture of ownership, empowerment, transparency and “speak up”.
  • Collaborate closely with global Legal community.
  • Collaborate closely with Compliance organization. 

Use your skills to move the world forward

You bring to the position

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience with a demonstrable track record of managing successfully legal risks in complex environments and of being a trusted advisor to management. Deep knowledge of contract law and international contract practice, as well as corporate regulation and legal structure of international companies.
  • Excellent leadership skills with a minimum of 5 years’ experience of leading and developing teams successfully.
  • Deep business understanding and passion to enable business transactions and to drive change. 

·       Flexibility to lead a team and distribute the workload , as well as to lead personally strategic contracts/negotiations

  • Knowledge of the Spanish or Portuguese energy market and regulatory environment will be appreciated.
  • Capability to manage multiple stakeholders. 
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with intercultural sensitivity and competence.
  • Excellent language skills in verbal and written Spanish and English.
  • Knowledge of Portuguese is welcome.

Your Leadership Traits:

  • Focus: Have a winning attitude/fosters a winning spirit
  • Ownership: Take personal responsibility for solving problems.
  • Courageous: Do not hesitate to challenge the status quo/drive new approaches. 
  • Empowerment/Trust/Collaboration: Drive people development and high levels of engagement in an environment of trust and teamwork.

If you like challenges and want to join our team, apply!

La Diversidad en Siemens Energy es nuestra fuente de creatividad e innovación. Contar con diferentes tipos de talento y de experiencias nos hace ser más competitivos y estar mejor preparados para responder con éxito a las demandas de la Sociedad. Por ello, valoramos a las candidatas y a los candidatos que reflejen la Diversidad que disfrutamos en nuestra Compañía.

Organization: Siemens Energy

Company: Siemens Gas and Power S.A.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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