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Sr. Corporate Counsel in San Francisco, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/4/2018

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Job Description

Every day, Veolia's 315,000 employees meet the environmental and urban challenges of our modern societies. The responsibility for our environment is long-term, and the employees of Veolia are hard at work ensuring a better world for future generations.
We have become the benchmark in our field because the company meets our clients' needs for solutions to the problems they encounter in the areas of water, waste, energy optimization and transportation. Veolia has the resources and expertise to help cities, businesses and organizations operate and provide essential services while protecting the environment and reclaiming resources.
Empowered by our commitment to providing sustainable solutions, every individual in every role is ultimately working for the betterment of society and the environment. If you've been looking for a way to make a difference, consider us. Join our team in one of the following areas and build a sustainable, satisfying career with a stable company that's been in operation for more than 150 years.
We currently seek to add to our Sr. Corporate Counsel team:
This position will represent the legal function as part of a team responsible for Veolia’s Municipal group, which includes municipal water and wastewater operations, commercial energy plant development and management contracts and related M&A, joint venture and financing projects. Principal duties will encompass contract negotiations, due diligence, drafting of complex agreements and corporate compliance training and counseling.
You will be given a high level of responsibility and a high degree of freedom. You’ll be joining a highly-collaborative project development team that embraces best practices.

Job Requirements

Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
•         Juris Doctor Degree from a nationally recognized law school
•         Licensed to practice law and a state bar member in good standing
•         5 - 15 years’ experience practicing law with successful track record in both a major law firm and as in-house counsel
•         Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as well as a proven ability to negotiate and draft documentation for sophisticated commercial transactions, notably including complex service and outsourcing contracts, credit documentation, acquisition and joint venture agreements, and construction contracts
•         Adept at working with minimal supervision on multiple time-sensitive projects and dealing directly with business developers, senior management and finance, accounting and tax professionals
•         Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to interface with people at all levels by virtue of professional competence, personal integrity, and personal style
Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
•         Experience with water/wastewater and/or energy projects and related regulatory matters
•       Experience with public procurement processes