The finance lawyers of ENGIE GBS are a team of legal experts within ENGIE Global Business Support. Working for ENGIE Global Business Support means joining a community of men and women, of business support functions for operational entities in the fields of Finance, HR, Purchasing, Real Estate and Logistics, Consultancy, Legal and IT.
Legal Counsel (Finance)
ENGIE’s finance lawyers are looking for a new colleague to fill in the role of Legal Counsel to provide in-house legal support on a variety of financial transactions and projects of the ENGIE Group.
Together with your colleagues of ENGIE GBS Legal you will provide legal advice and support to the Headquarters and the Business Units of the ENGIE Group on a variety of financial transactions and projects, such as syndicated and bilateral facilities, guarantee facilities, bonds, securitization transactions, intra-group lending, corporate guarantees, bank guarantees, comfort letters, pledges, project finance, asset finance, treasury management, cash pooling, hedging,… You will work closely together with colleagues from the financial, legal, tax, business development and other departments at Headquarters and Business Unit level of the ENGIE Group worldwide.
Our new colleague is a team player, has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is also experienced in drafting and negotiating. The Legal Counsel is business minded, financially astute and conversant with financial instruments. Furthermore you are orderly, pragmatic, flexible, positive and able to work efficiently in a broad cultural spectrum.
- this position requires a European or equivalent law degree (master) with minimum 4 years of relevant in-house or law firm experience
- you have in-depth knowledge of relevant areas of law including finance, contract and securities
- previous experience with project financing is an asset
- ability to work with ISDA or similar swaps/derivatives contracts is a plus
Along with the above skills you also are fluent in English, French and Dutch (or are able and willing to acquire sufficient knowledge of French or Dutch within a short timeframe)