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Senior Legal Counsel/Senior Contract Manager – US Contracting (80-100%)

Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
11 days ago
Full time role

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Job Description

  • Your mission at Climeworks includes streamlining the process of creation, negotiation, execution, compliance, storing and renewal of contracts across Climeworks, in particular with a view to enable the construction and commissioning of next generation plants.
  • You take the lead to negotiate, analyze, and draft US law governed contracts both on a project-specific and a strategic level.
  • You collaborate with business stakeholders in multiple workstreams to develop and implement standard approaches and templates.
  • You are responsible for the contract management in US related projects.
  • You have completed a JD/Master’s degree (or higher) in US law and are licensed to practice law in at least one US state or the District of Columbia. Alternatively, you have a degree in economics or a similar field and contract negotiation specific certifications or accreditations. Experience in UK law is an asset.
  • You have between 5 and 10 years of experience negotiating, drafting, and managing US law governed contracts. Experience in the EPC domain or the energy industry with a very good understanding of risk management and controls is an asset.
  • You have very good knowledge of contract management, contract law and project planning/execution, with experience in managing project scopes, costs, schedules and vendors/subcontractors (as part of or leading a project team).
  • You have experience in designing and implementing contracting processes/frameworks.
  • You are a team player with strong negotiation and communication skills who is precise and has a reliable working style.
  • You are fluent in English. Any further language skills are a plus.

What we offer:

A flat organization, a wonderful team, an improvement-oriented approach and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology.

Have we caught your interest? Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal: https://www.climeworks.com/careers. We are looking forward to meeting you!

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