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Job Information

AECOM Legal Counsel - Western Australia in Perth, Australia

Australia - Western Australia, Perth

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has become available in our Perth office for an experienced lawyer with 4-7 years’ PAE to join our ANZ Legal Team. Reporting to the Regional Managing Counsel - WA, you will be focused on negotiating a wide range of transactions for a large multinational engineering consultancy firm, managing disputes, providing ad-hoc legal advice and handling general corporate matters.

AECOM works on some of the largest and most significant infrastructure projects around Australia and globally, including design and construct projects, alliances and public private partnerships. As a lawyer in the North West Australian legal team, you will assume an integral role in AECOM delivering these projects and achieving its corporate goals.

You will be working with driven professionals across various end-markets who are industry leaders and passionate about being a part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

You will primarily be responsible for:

  • Advising on a wide range of construction and engineering projects primarily across AECOM’s Western Australia region, as well as the rest of Australia and New Zealand when required.

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide range of construction and engineering contracts, including consultancy services agreements, alliances, design & construct and EPCM/PM agreements.

  • Engaging with senior management and tender teams through the various project phases, including drafting tender qualifications, subcontracts and reviewing claims and variations, and managing disputes.

  • Working closely with our commercial and project teams to assess and advise on project risk.

  • Providing internal assurance for compliance with applicable AECOM policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4-7 years’ post admission experience;

  • Understanding of infrastructure projects and government procurement processes;

  • Previous experience in a top tier law firm and/or in-house experience in a multinational consultant or contractor will be viewed favourably;

  • Demonstrated track record of adding value to a diverse and dynamic business;

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and negotiation skills;

  • Demonstrates AECOM’s cultural standards of “make it happen”, “support your team” and “embrace new and different.”

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in law;

  • Admission to practice in an Australian State or Territory (or eligibility for such);

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Legal and Compliance

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240382BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.