New Job In-House Legal Counsel In Haryana

In-house Legal Counsel
In-house Legal Counsel

In-house Legal Counsel

Company : Jacobs
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Haryana

Full Description

Your Impact:

We have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to join the dynamic legal department of a major engineering and construction and technical services company. The opportunity is for individuals with 3 to 7 years of post-qualification experience. The candidate should have first rate academic qualifications and practical experience (the latter gained either in-house or in private practice) preferentially in the Infrastructure or Engineering/Construction sector and must be keen to be challenged in a fast-paced, commercial environment. In return we will give exposure to a wide range of projects across the business and an unparalleled opportunity for developing an in-house career in an excellent working environment and with opportunities to travel & work in other geographies.

About Jacobs

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security, and safeguarding mobility. That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Legal Team

Worldwide, the group's legal team consists of around 117 employees and 8 of these are based in India. The EMEA legal team comprises 26 employees who support and advise the business on many aspects of our numerous high-profile projects both in the UK and overseas in our two Lines of Business, one being People & Places Solutions and the other Energy Security and Technology. The Legal team works closely with our Sales and Operations colleagues and with Management at all levels. This role is supporting People Places & Solutions Line of Business throughout the EMEA region. The team are based in the UK, Milan and the Middle East with an additional resource in Poland.

We are looking to recruit a qualified lawyer with 3 to 7 years of post-qualification experience to support the P&PS EMEA legal team based in our Gurugram office.

Jacobs is a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities. The roles on offer are immensely varied and challenging and will give the successful candidate the chance to make a real contribution to an exciting range of legal and commercial work.

Reporting to the head of the India legal team, the successful candidates will support the P&PS EMEA team remotely with the following tasks:

  • Take responsibility for a wide range of construction and services contracts, from bid stage to negotiation and completion, including contracts with clients, joint venture agreements, guarantees, sub-contracts and confidentiality agreements.
  • Streamlined contracts process (task orders under an existing framework)
  • Deviations from standard terms
  • Assist with some contract management
  • Drafting/reviewing of letters (exclusivity, non-exclusive sub-consultant)
  • Internal claims management (ex. for employers liability claims and the like)
Here’s What You’ll Need:

The successful candidates will be a qualified lawyer with significant relevant experience.

The successful candidates will have a strong academic record and must have trained with a leading law firm or well-respected in-house team.

The successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to identify risk, good commercial awareness and a clear and effective communication style.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.