Counsel – Project Finance (remote east coast)

Job Description

Siemens is looking for an in-house Counsel to join our Mergers and Acquisitions team - Project Finance / M&A in the U.S. In this role, you will be part of a team advising Siemens’ business partners on private equity style investments in projects and platforms in the renewable energy, efficiency, and infrastructure (including healthcare and mobility) sectors in the Americas, and may also be asked to assist on merger and acquisition transactions.

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent judgment who is able to work well independently, but also as part of a team. As a trusted advisor to Siemens’ business units, you should possess the ability to translate complex legal issues into identifiable and understandable business risks and provide recommendations. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a driven and valued legal department at a global company that appreciates and empowers its employees. We are looking for our new counsel team member to work remote on the east coast.  

What are my responsibilities?

  • Acting as trusted business advisor to business partners and senior management.
  • Advising on acquisitions and divestments of interests in portfolio companies and platforms.
  • Negotiating the establishment of joint ventures with external law firms.
  • Assisting in tender processes (PPP, BOT, alliance models, among others), principally in North and South America. 
  • Assisting with tax equity transactions, with a focus on PTC transactions.
  • Assisting with transaction structuring of projects for “bankability” purposes.
  • Arranging and conducting due diligence.
  • Drafting and negotiating of project and major transaction documentation, including: share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, articles of association, by-laws and other ancillary agreements, loan agreements, common terms agreements, security agreements, equity contribution agreements, project development agreements, BOP, EPC, and O&M contracts, teaming agreements, and concession.
  • Assisting with asset-backed financing with development financing institutions and export credit agencies.
  • Advising on asset management and corporate governance of portfolio companies.
  • Selecting, mandating and supervising external law firms.

 What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • 3+ years of legal counsel professional experience in an international environment at a major law firm or in the legal department of a large industrial.
  • Excellent academic record (J.D. required), good judgement, strong communication and decision-making.
  • Experience in private energy and infrastructure acquisition, disposition, and finance transactions.
  • Experience in project finance, corporate finance, and debt capital markets.
  • Experience in joint venture agreements.
  • Experience in public private partnerships, public procurement processes, and concession structures.
  • Experience in merger and acquisition transactions is preferred but not required.
  • An approachable, easygoing, and flexible manner.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens!

* Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications

* Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment

* Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)

* Flexible paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays

* Career development opportunities

* Remote- east coast

* Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

* Paid parental leave

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.


Organization: Legal and Compliance

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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