Posted
Ref: LP127-2411

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company
Our client is a holding company that specializes in creating and executing projects in the Oil & Gas and Energy industries in Saudi Arabia and the GCC. They are currently looking for a Legal Advisor to be based in Bahrain / Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Advising sponsors, commercial lending institutions and DFIs on the drafting and negotiation of project/concession agreements, EPC Contracts, EPCM Contracts, Operation and Maintenance Agreements, Offtake Contracts, security documents and all other ancillary project documents required for the financing and delivery of major infrastructure projects.
• Constructing financial, EPC and O&M Agreements.
• Ability of partaking an internal legal setup; comprising of constructing templates, forms for Contracts and Agreements, which include NDA, SHA, AOA.
• Advising on a broad variety of corporate lending finance, acquisition finance, project finance, and restructuring matters.
• Engaging in the drafting, negotiating, and reviewing of a wide variety of financial contracts, including facility agreements and ancillary documents.
• Being involved in all aspects of Energy and Infrastructure, Public Private Partnerships and concession projects.
• Responsible for providing advice particularly on financing, joint ventures, merger and acquisitions, regulatory matters, procurement, construction, PPP as well as dispute resolution.
• Preparing legal due diligence and legal opinion.
• Preparing and reviewing legal documents and arrangements.
• Work directly with PPP/Project Financial Specialist to properly identify infrastructure gaps, cost and benefits of infrastructure and which projects might successfully be financed via a PPP.

Qualification & Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
• Higher educational qualification is preferred.
• Minimum of three (3) year experience in working with a top tier and well-known law firm in the region (especially in Bahrain and Saudi. UAE would be favorable).
• Experience in PPP Contracts and implementing PPPs.
• Experience in designing, implementing, or evaluating Public Private Partnerships.
• Experience in Financing Agreements.
• Experience in EPC and O&M Agreements.
• Experience in internal legal setup.
• Experience in Oil & Gas, Energy, Construction, or Infrastructure sectors.
• Experience in Cap Table.
• Experience in Project Finance.
• Excellent communication and drafting skills in English.
• Service minded, organized and able to meet deadlines.
• Demonstrate a desire to achieve excellence.
• Drafting PPP Contracts.
• Ability to collaborate well with others.
• Proficiency in both Bahrain and Saudi Laws.

Requirements

Qualification & Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
• Higher educational qualification is preferred.
• Minimum of three (3) year experience in working with a top tier and well-known law firm in the region (especially in Bahrain and Saudi. UAE would be favorable).
• Experience in PPP Contracts and implementing PPPs.
• Experience in designing, implementing, or evaluating Public Private Partnerships.
• Experience in Financing Agreements.
• Experience in EPC and O&M Agreements.
• Experience in internal legal setup.
• Experience in Oil & Gas, Energy, Construction, or Infrastructure sectors.
• Experience in Cap Table.
• Experience in Project Finance.
• Excellent communication and drafting skills in English.
• Service minded, organized and able to meet deadlines.
• Demonstrate a desire to achieve excellence.
• Drafting PPP Contracts.
• Ability to collaborate well with others.
• Proficiency in both Bahrain and Saudi Laws.

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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