Group Legal Counsel
Local Unit & Position Description
Are you a curious legal counsel keen on joining one of the world’s leading enablers of the energy transition? Are you a team player who is interested in cross-disciplinary teamwork in a truly international organisation? If yes, please continue reading as we may have the right opportunity for you.
We are looking for a candidate to join our Energy Systems Group Legal team at Høvik, responsible for providing advice on all legal matters related to the DNV Energy System business worldwide.
We are a business-oriented group of professionals with a primary focus of adding value and acting as business enablers to the Energy System’s business of DNV. You will work primarily with contract law but also provide general legal advice to the business on a variety of matters, such as litigation and claims, legal risk assessments related to new services and solutions, country risk assessments, strategy and administration of external counsels.
On contract related matters, you will negotiate frame work agreements and contracts with major international companies operating within the Energy sector, develop standard template agreements and other governing documents used by or within the DNV organisation. Group Legal Energy Systems is supported by a Global Contracting team comprising of 27 professional contract advisors with a broad mandate to perform contract reviews.
You will be working alongside highly qualified colleagues who are passionate about their work and supportive in nature. We will give you a unique opportunity to combine advancing your career through the breadth of legal issues you would expect at a truly international company, while practicing law at the highest professional standard.
The position offers great opportunities for the correct candidate to develop both legal and commercial skills. You will have a trusted, responsible and independent role from day one, with direct client contact and management of own projects/matters.
We take pride in having a strong company culture with emphasis on competence development and an international, dynamic and exciting working environment.
For adventurous candidates, there are also opportunities for working at one of Group Legal’s locations abroad.
We further offer:
- 30 days annual vacation, company networks and sports and leisure activities with colleagues
- Competitive salary, pension- and insurance schemes
- Flexible working hours, opportunity to combine working from home and being at the office, and focus on work/life balance
- Master of Law degree or equivalent from a Norwegian or foreign university with solid academic credentials
- Minimum 3 years’ relevant working experience
- Admitted to bar with all necessary certificates to practice law in Norway (preferable)
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
- Proficiency in both Norwegian and English. Other language skills are considered an advantage
- Strong integrity and work ethics
- Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
- Project management skills and experience
We are looking for professionals with confidence and a curious and proactive attitude towards problem-solving. You enjoy interacting with others, are dedicated to building positive working relationships and take pride in delivering results of high quality towards your customers.
Join us, and you will have great opportunities to make an impact.
For further information, please contact:
Head of Group Legal BA Energy Systems, Gro Løge, +47 91767516
Company & Business Area Description
With headquarters in Norway, DNV is a truly international company with business operations in more than 100 countries. DNV is an independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose to safeguard life, property and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.
The Group Legal team is responsible for providing legal advice to all business areas within DNV and consists of approx. 35 lawyers and support staff in a distributed team located at Høvik, in Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Hamburg, London and Houston. The Group Legal function is headed by the Group Legal Director at Group headquarters at Høvik and reports to the Group CFO.
DNV’s Energy Systems business area provides world-renowned testing, certification and technical advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables, oil and gas, and energy management. DNV is committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and supports its customers to transition faster to a decarbonized energy system.
Equal Opportunity Statement
DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!
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