ASSOCIATE, LEGAL

Country/Region:  CN
City:  Shanghai
Business Unit:  SUNSEAP CHINA ENERGY (SHANGHAI) LTD.

EDPR Sunseap is part of EDP Renewables (the main subsidiary of EDP Group), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind producers. With its headquarters in Singapore, EDPR Sunseap is the leading sustainable development hub for the Asia Pacific region with activities across nine different markets. Our activities are focused on the design, development, management, and operation of renewable energy sources, namely solar, wind, as well as new technologies such as storage.

 

EDP is a global energy group leading the Energy Transition, Innovation and Sustainability. Using the technology of the future, we create solutions highly focused on the needs of our people and our customers, never neglecting our role and contributions to society. To achieve our goals, we aim to attract diverse people with high potential through the professional opportunities we create.

 

Join us to be part of a renewable energy leader that reinvests in society through sustainable projects and social as well as cultural causes. You will have the opportunity to actively participate in our global transformation, by changing tomorrow now.

Mission

Main Role Responsibilities

Academic Degree and Training Area

Professional Experience Level

Professional Experience Description

Languages Requirements

Skills and Abilities

Hay Level

Responsibilities 

  • You will collaborate with local business leaders (Business Development, Corporate Finance, Project Finance and Construction) as well as with supporting areas (Finance, Admin, Accounting & HR) advising on legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to the Company's business.
  • Provide legal advise and support on a wide range of legal activities, including communicating with law firms and other advisors, business partners and governmental authorities. 
  • Advise on renewable energy/power generation regulatory framework with a proper understanding of the main terms and conditions of tender documents, bidding requirements, consortium/MOU/MOC agreements with partners to participate in tenders, project financing agreements, power purchase agreements (PPA) and other typical contracts/agreements not limited to internationally used by the renewable energy industry. 
  • Draft and negotiate simple and complex contracts including those related to renewable energy power generation projects and not limited to non-disclosure agreements, sales and purchase agreements, energy performance contracts, commission framework agreements, engineering procurement contracts, joint venture agreements, acquisition related documents, power of attorney, corporate guarantees and many others. 
  • Advise on general business law issues and managing the legal issues of all areas of the company, including but not limited to corporate matters, procurement, safety, security, insurance and sustainability issues. 
  • Represent the department as required in liaison with the Country Manager/Business Development Units and other relevant support units such as Finance, Corporate Finance, Planning and Control, Asset Management Office, Engineering and Procurement office, Operations and Maintenance units etc. 
  • To anticipate and manage the legal risks connected with or resulting from the business strategy and operations. 
  • Secure compliance of business operations with relevant laws and regulations 
  • Pro-actively create and maintain awareness of business employees for (compliance with) relevant laws and regulations.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work under deadlines


Requirements

  • Master's/Bachelor's Degree in Law from a reputable university
  • At least 8 years experience as in-house legal manager in renewables and/or corporate/commercial companies. 
  • Admitted to practice Chinese law
  • Relevant experience in at least one of the following areas: M&A, Commercial and Project Finance 
  • Solid knowledge of general business law issues of an indepedent power producer, including regulatory framework   
  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills 
  • Highly organised and client-focused team player 
  • Value alignment: stewardship, collaboration, innovation and with a spirit of excellence

 

When you join Sunseap, you will have access to:

  • Professional experience in a leading global company in the renewables industry with flexible work conditions
  • Recognition through remuneration compatible with the role and other additional benefits
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development, e.g. cross-cutting projects, mobilities and volunteering

 

About EDP Group:

As a socially responsible company, we incorporate our values and practices with the principles of Diversity and Inclusion. To achieve all our objectives, we intend to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of the EDP Group.

 

What makes us proud as an employer:

  • TOP Employer Europe 2021 certification
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2021
  • Top Workplaces US 2021
  • Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation

 

If you think you have the right profile for this opportunity, apply until 14 December 2022.


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