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Legal Counsel / Senior Legal Counsel

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Date: 12-Jul-2018

Location: Perth, AU

Company: Woodside Energy Ltd

About Woodside

As a diverse and expanding organisation we have many divisions that support our business. You will find development and career opportunities, you’ll be valued, recognised, challenged and rewarded. What’s more, as a WA-based company, executive and leadership decisions are made right where you work.

 

Explore your Woodside at woodside.com.au/careers

About the Role:

As a legal professional with previous experience in contracting, you will support legal aspects of supply activities, including construction, aviation, drilling, marine, logistics, corporate and information technology.

 

This role offers either permanent or 12 months fixed term opportunity.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice on disputes, litigations, and claims under construction and supply contracts.
  • Provide legal advice and assistance in relation to the preparation, drafting, negotiation and implementation of its various supply and construction contracts (engineering, fabrication & construction contracts including EPC and EPCM) to relevant stakeholder groups.
  • Provide legal advice and counsel on legal and regulatory issues arising under supply and construction contracts, constructive review of all contracts in accordance with company policies, and reviewing transactions to ensure compliance with statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements.

Skills & Experience:

  • You must be admitted as a lawyer to practise in Australia. Please clearly state in your application the month/year and jurisdiction in which you were admitted and whether you hold a current practising certificate.
  • Appropriately qualified with relevant tertiary qualifications (law degree)
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as an unrestricted practising lawyer with construction and supply contracts including disputes, claims, litigation, settlements, drafting, preparation and negotiation of construction and supply contracts.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a strong organisational and prioritisation ability
  • Demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proven ability to build and foster positive relationships and networks

Recognition & Reward:

A career with Woodside is rewarding both personally and professionally.  We offer:

  • Opportunities to undertake interesting work on world-class assets
  • Career development through professional development programs and by working alongside industry leaders
  • A values driven environment where working together is key
  • Financial rewards that are linked to performance through an annual bonus 
  • Above industry superannuation contributions
  • Industry leading 16-weeks paid parental leave
  • Flexibility of leave provisions for events such as community service, cultural and volunteer activities (one day per annum)

 

Woodside aspires to be an industry leader in diversity.

Applications close on 27 July 2018 at 11:59pm AWST.

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