AECOM Senior Paralegal in Singapore, Singapore
Singapore - Singapore, Singapore
Perform full range of legal administrative and operations support to our Singapore Office and SEA management. Assisting in corporate secretarial duties. Administering AECOM Legal and Compliance systems. You will in your role report to Chief Counsel, SEA and/or his delegate and be a member of the AECOM SEA team where you will assist to provide legal support to the AECOM business. You will be a member of the SEA Legal Team which consist of a high performing and engaged group of lawyers and capable support personnel. You will assist SEA Legal Counsel and Chief Counsel, SEA to liaise with your internal stakeholders up, down and across the organisation in a proactive and collaborative manner.
Safety for Life
- Complies with the AECOM Safety, Health & Environment (SH&E) policy by adopting work practices that support SH&E programs; taking reasonable care for own health and safety and that of others; seeking guidance for all new or modified work procedures; ensuring that any hazardous conditions, near misses and injuries are reported immediately; and participating in meetings, training and other SH&E activities as required
- Assisting in the management of external lawyers and external legal costs
Member of the SEA Office of Risk Management and managing risk within SEA
Member of the SEA Legal Team and foster a can-do, collaborative and engaged team
Liaising with and support other SEA Support Services functions (eg. HR, IT, Finance)
Working experience including experience working in a law firm or in an in-house legal team is a plus.
Excellent command of spoken and written English, possess strong attention to details, and be able to work as a good team player with positive service attitude.
Embrace a fast-paced working environment and able to cope with changes and react immediately to instructions and ability to multi-task.
Mature and pleasant, with good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a part of a team.
Flexible on coverage areas – as this person needs to pick up new things as the team and business areas grow.
Experience working within large multinational organisations would be a plus
Legal assistant or other similar experience
Experience working as a supporting member of high performing in-house legal teams or similar legal firm experience would be a plus
Ability to add value to a diverse and dynamic business
Ability to be client focused and can do approach
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience in managing relationships with key stakeholders across all levels of an organisation would be an advantage
Company secretarial experience considered an advantage
Legal experience gained in working with the construction or engineering industry would also be considered an advantage
- Persons currently undergoing a degree course leading to a recognised Bachelor’s degree in law are encouraged to apply. A recognised Bachelor’s degree in law is an advantage.
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)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 244585BR
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.