Legal Counsel


GE is recruiting a Legal Counsel, to be based in Luanda, Angola.
  • Being responsible for providing legal advice to the legal and business teams in the Region, interfacing with the legal professionals within One-Power and GGO businesses operating in the Region
  • Working closely with GE’s tax team in the structuring, establishment, renewal, rationalization and administration of local legal entities in the Region, legal entity management for the Region supporting in cooperation with the Global Ops Legal shared services function
  • Assisting in drafting, negotiating, and closing complex transactions and projects (including but not limited to sales, sourcing, licensing, services, consortium, teaming, sub-contracting arrangements or other strategic alliances)
  • Providing ongoing strategic and tactical advice and support on general commercial matters, transactions and regional regulatory issues
  • Assisting in selecting and supervising outside counsel on litigation, and deal related matters
  • Assisting in providing advice to the GE businesses and Human Resources in coordination with the Labour & Employment COE, on labor & employment issues
  • Undergoing periodic formal and practical training and work experience, with a view to being able to support more complex infrastructure transactions particularly in the One-Power business
  • Creating legal forms, templates and best practices
  • LLB, Juris Doctorate or equivalent from an accredited law school
  • At least 5 years’ experience in business law at a premier law firm and/or corporate legal department and/or or recognized GE programme
  • Member in good standing with local Bar
  • Broad knowledge of law and commercial legal practice in the region
  • Absolute personal integrity, discretion, trustworthiness, and strength of character
  • Some transactional experience and domestic and international contract drafting and negotiation
  • Flexibility, ability to deal with ambiguity and embrace rapid change
  • Ability to resolve legal issues quickly and effectively
  • ability to cope with pressure and multiple deadlines contemporaneously
  • Able to prioritize conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment
  • Understanding and interest in business and business issues
  • Understanding and interest in the economic, social, legal and political context in home country and within the region
  • Able to build excellent working relationships within a matrix environment (both cross-functionally and globally)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including legal drafting
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team setting
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 01.02.2018
  • Expires 19.02.2018
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