AECOM Lawyer in Melbourne, Australia
Business Line Support/Cross Services
Position Title Lawyer
Australia - Victoria
An exciting, permanent role has become available in our Melbourne office for a Junior Lawyer with 2/3 years PAE to join our national legal team. Reporting to the Senior Corporate Counsel you will be a critical part of the AECOM legal team. The role will be focused on providing legal advice within a large multinational engineering consultancy firm providing services across a range of key markets including transportation, facilities, environment, energy, oil & gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. The role will involve negotiating major transactions, 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. As a lawyer in the AECOM legal team, you will assume an integral role in AECOM delivering these major 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.
Your main responsibilities will include:
Reviewing request for tender and expression of interest documentation
Negotiating with external clients, business partners and vendors regarding contractual, legal and commercial issues
Reviewing contract conditions and participating in the preparation of commercial strategies for key proposals
Managing claims and disputes
Liaising with insurers
Advising on corporate matters
Ensuring compliance with applicable laws, policies and procedures
Minimum 2/3 years of post-admission experience
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
Collaborative team player
Tertiary qualification in law
Admission to practice in Victoria (or eligibility for such)
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Legal and Compliance
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 163616BR