AECOM Legal Counsel (Italian & English speaker) in Madrid, Spain
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
A great new opportunity has arisen to join our European Legal team, we are looking to hire a new colleague as Legal Counsel working on a wide and diverse client base across Continental Europe, but focused mainly in Italy and Greece.
This role will give exposure to a wide range of challenging projects and contracts. As a key business partner, you will be actively involved in bid preparation, bid negotiation, project support, potential claims and implementation of the Group’s internal policies
Some of the job Duties:
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of agreements, contracts and other legal documentation (including client contracts, bid agreements, non-disclosure agreements and sub-consultancy agreements);
Drafting Board of Directors and Shareholder Meetings decisions and resolutions. Powers of Attorney. Legalization of corporate documents before the Notary public and Commercial Register;
Claims management, internal reporting and coordination with external counsel.
Ensuring the application of the Group's internal policies (Ethics & Compliance, ED&I, ESG and Data Protection).
We are seeking an aspiring legal counsel who is able to speak fluent Italian & English languages, passionate about building relationships with key stakeholders and adept at providing commercial, results-oriented legal advice.
These are the main requirements:
Degree in Law.
Fluent English & Italian is essential. Spanish will be positively valued.
Previous experience in the Legal Department within an International Company (preferably within the construction, infrastructure, or Engineering sector) or a Law Firm.
Contract review and negotiation, preferably within the construction or infrastructure sector.
Proficient MS Office Programs user.
The role requires excellent communication and organizational skills, a pro-active approach and you should feel confident in this aspect, your role will involve daily interaction with senior level executives, as well as colleagues at all-levels across the Group.
For an excellent performance in the role, it is needed to be able to prioritize in a fast-moving environment.
Demonstrable ability to partnering with executive, operations and other colleagues across all levels of the business in a global organization.
Be curious to explore and adopt innovative working methods in the pursuit of continuous improvement.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Geography OH
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India
Career Area: Legal
Work Location Model: Hybrid