Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract
Salary Not disclosed
Updated 6 days ago
Excellent opportunity for Commercial Lawyer based in Belfast.
Vacancy: Commercial Lawyer
Reporting to: Group Head of Legal and Governance
Your new company…
As Viridian Group we are already working for you every day.
How? As Ireland’s leading energy provider, we generate and supply energy to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses across the island of Ireland via our Power NI, Power Procurement and Energia businesses. Chances are, when you flick the switch we’ve had something to do with the lights coming on.
As you can imagine, powering over 1 million customers takes a pretty big team of people who are as powerful and energetic as the electricity we supply. Our industry is in a constant state of change and we need exceptional people like you to help us deliver the future of energy. So… are you ready to switch on your career with Ireland’s leading energy provider?
What we offer…
Joining us on a permanent basis, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus an attractive bonus structure. With a market leading benefits package including up to 30 days leave a year, generous company pension scheme, private healthcare for all the family, access to Learning and Development opportunities, Wellbeing Programme, Subsidised Gym Membership and free onsite car parking!
Your new role…
Based in Belfast, you will be a key member of the Legal team, providing comprehensive and proactive legal support across the Viridian Group’s businesses in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. You will report to the Group Head of Legal and Governance and work alongside colleagues specialising in Data Protection, corporate development, corporate governance and corporate compliance.
You will be responsible for providing legal advice on a range of commercial, contract and procurement matters as well as occasional dispute resolution management. You will work closely with business colleagues in IT, HR, trading, finance, regulation, generation and renewables, retail sales, domestic sales, and marketing.
You need to be a proactive self-starter with presence and confidence who wants to work in a fast paced business environment. You need to have excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of commercial acumen. You need to have the ability to grasp new concepts quickly and to distil legally complex issues into practical, commercial and compliant solutions in a way that engages key stakeholders.
-Preliminary agreements such as confidentiality agreements, heads of terms and letters of intent.
-Sales, agency and marketing contracts; event and brand sponsorship agreements.
-Service contracts, outsourcing services agreements, framework services agreements, service level agreements, and consultancy agreements.
-Supply of goods agreements, general terms and conditions of supply in the context of business to business and business to customer, purchase order terms and conditions, and energy rates contracts.
-Agreements for the purchase of IT services and/or IT equipment, data licence agreements, software licence and maintenance agreements, managed service agreements, software development agreement, and proof of concept agreements.
-Variation agreements, termination agreements, assignment agreements, novation agreements, payment guarantees and performance guarantees.
Benefits and Location
The post will be offered on a permanent contract basis and will include an attractive benefits package, including a salary to reflect the skills and experience of the successful candidate. The post will be based in our offices at Newforge Lane, Belfast. Viridian is an all-island energy company and travel to Dublin will be required.
Knowledge and Experience:
People and Team Development
Judgement and Decision Making
Drive for results
The job requires a considerable degree of commitment, flexibility and adaptability on the part of the job holder to meet quality standards and work deadlines. You must have a forward thinking approach and be able to work with a high degree of autonomy.
Please send your CV by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below to be considered for this role. Applicants should ensure that they provide details in their CV of the specific relevant experience gained in current and previous roles, including how they meet the above criteria.
Please also complete and send the attached Monitoring form. Applications will be considered incomplete if the monitoring form is not returned.All correspondence will be communicated via email. A reserve list may be held for 6 months in which you will be placed if you are suitable for the role.
The closing date for applications is 29th January 2019.
Viridian Group is an equal opportunities employer.