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Legal Counsel

About the job
RWE is facing an exciting future and has clear expansion plans.
Expansion plans that naturally lead us to recruit new staff for the future.
We are therefore looking for a Legal Counsel to Malmö.

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and self-confident Legal Counsel supporting our fast-growing renewable energies business in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries with a strong focus on wind projects. 

As a Legal Counsel within the Construction & Procurement Law Team you will work alongside other members of the RWE Renewables Legal Team and engage with other support functions to deliver a holistic and streamlined service to the business of RWE Renewables in Scandinavia.

As Legal Counsel at RWE Renewables, you will also:


  • Provide legal support to any procurement activities of the RWE Renewables business in all technologies worldwide (except for Americas) with a focus on construction and operation in Scandinavia
  • Be one of the key legal advisors handling all legal matters of RWE Renewables’ renewable energy projects in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries
  • Advise the business on procurement contracts, including development of drafts and negotiation of related documentation, such as turbine supply agreements (TSAs), balance of plant agreements (BoPs), EPC(I) & turnkey contracts, purchase agreements for components, O&M agreements and service agreements 
  • Provide support (including liaising with external counsel) in related dispute resolution situations
  • Drive standardisation and process improvement initiatives
  • Develop non-standard, customized solutions when needed to address complex project challenges 
  • Establish and nurture effective cross-functional and cross-cultural working relationships with legal but also business colleagues in the regions of interest and the wider Group

Your profile 
We are looking for you who have a law degree and a minimum of five year experience working in construction and procurement law in an international law firm or company, preferably in the renewables energy sector. It is also beneficial if you qualified in a further jurisdiction.

You may also have:

  • Outstanding commercial, technical and strategic understanding
  • Organisational, analytical and communication skills
  • Customer centrism and solution-oriented mindset 
  • High level of engagement, enjoy working in an international team including travel
  • Flexibility and ability to work professionally and accurately under pressure
  • Personal drive, willingness to take initiative and high level of commitment
  • Very good command of Swedish  and English language is essential
  • Experience of living and studying or working abroad is an advantage

You have a genuine interest in business and can quickly familiarize yourself with legal and commercial structures. As we are a support function for other parts of the group, we expect you to be social, have a high sense of service and easy to build networks. You are used to working independently but are at the same time helpful and not afraid to ask for help when needed. 

Everyone is equally different and everyone is welcome at RWE! At RWE, we work actively for increased diversity and gender equality, because we know that it produces good results. That is why YOU are interesting to us.
We handle applications on an ongoing basis, however, apply for the role no later than July 10th!

For questions about the role, please contact the recruiting manager:
Marc Löhner, marc.loehner@rwe.com

Contact with the union:

Unionen, Marius Chard Uscilo, +46 706289094
Akavia, Gustaf Svemar, +46 730610841

About RWE Renewables
We are about 100 employees in Sweden with headquarters in Malmö. We are part of an energy group with high ambitions for renewable energy, and we are in the starting blocks of our journey together with approximately 3,500 colleagues who work with renewable energy in Europe, North and South America, Asia and the Pacific. In other words, there are good opportunities to develop further within the organization. In your role, you have great freedom to set up your work yourself in the way that suits you. Our culture is characterized by entrepreneurship, openness and commitment. With us, you get a dynamic job where relationships, development and strategy will be an even bigger part of your day.

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