Senior Counsel I

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 10 May 2024

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

Job Purpose

We are seeking an attorney with 6+ years of sophisticated general corporate, commercial contracts, and corporate governance experience for its Law Organization at its headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

The work will focus on both the general corporate and commercial contracts practices. For the general corporate practice, as the world's largest energy company, Saudi Aramco has many international joint ventures, affiliates, and subsidiaries. The Law Organization's General Corporate and Commercial Contracts Practice Team manages the legal, general commercial, and corporate governance issues for these entities, primarily from a shareholder and governance perspective.

Saudi Aramco's Law Organization is growing in response to a broad corporate initiative that involves the continued growth of its exploration, production, refining and marketing, along with expansion into petrochemicals, renewables, power and other sectors of the energy business. For adventurous individuals who are interested in working at one of the world's most successful companies, Saudi Aramco offers challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunities

Responsibilities

This attorney may serve as the corporate secretary for one or more entities, organizing and managing board meetings, and advising as to board authority and corporate governance matters. He or she also will advise as to shareholder issues and manage the interface between the entity, the parent, and other affiliates.

Additionally, this attorney also will work closely with internal Saudi Aramco clients and support their substantial and complex contracting and purchasing functions by drafting, reviewing, and negotiating EPC and construction contracts, O&M agreements, BOO/BOOT contracts, service agreements, and other commercial contracts and related agreements.

This attorney also will advise as to internal policies, review and resolve claims, and provide training to company personnel on legal and compliance matters.

REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience Requirements

Candidates for this position should have: 1) At least 6+ years of experience with a strong law firm, large corporation, or other sophisticated business organization; 2) Relevant commercial contracts experience; 3) Experience serving as corporate secretary to a sophisticated board of directors; 4) General corporate experience; 5) Excellent negotiation and communication skills; 6) Experience providing concise and clear support to internal clients; and 7) Leadership and mentorship experience. Energy industry (oil and gas, petrochemical, power or oil field services), construction industry, or international experience are a plus.

Candidates must be currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing in the United States, and have a J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school.

Certificates

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Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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