M&A and Financing Lawyer F/H

Requisition ID:  27774


Renewables Global Business Unit (R-GBU) is supporting the Group to accelerate Renewables (RES) asset development with an EBIT around €1.2 Bn end of 2021. We count 4,900 employees and more than 50 nationalities across 20 countries. With an installed capacity of 36 GW end of June 2022 across 4 Operational Areas, R-GBU manages a diversified portfolio of assets including Solar (4.6 GW), Wind (13.7 GW) and Hydro (17.9 GW) assets. Our ambition is to multiply by more than 2 our installed capacity with 80 GW in 2030.



Scope of the missions:


Drafting and negotiation of M&A transactions in France both buy-side and sell-side (NBO, BO, SPA, put and call agreement etc. ) from due diligence phase to post-closing;
Implementation and monitoring of partnerships: drafting and negotiation of shareholders agreement;
Drafting and negotiation of complex commercial contracts, such as non-recourse financings, including legal follow-up of financing agreements (waiver, security package, etc.);
Review of PPAs (for all geographies, not only France);
Participation in cross-functional issues related to the governance of the companies, etc.;
Supporting operational teams and management in their decision-making by identifying and assessing legal risks and making proposals and recommendations

Ensuring that these activities are conducted in compliance with applicable laws, ethical principles, policies and procedures in force within the Engie Group, and reporting on any non-compliance, encouraging a culture of compliance with these laws, principles, policies and procedures

Establish and deploy good legal and ethical practices related to these activities

Management of the external lawyers



Law degree from a recognized university

Min 5 years of legal experience – ideally in an international law firm - relevant to the mission

Fluent French and English




Ability to provide concise, clear and pragmatic legal opinions

Excellent writing skills

Excellent negotiation and argumentation skills

Excellent interpersonal skills, highly motivated

Critical thinking, proactivity, inventiveness

Ability to manage priorities, analytical and synthetic skills

Teamwork while being autonomous

Rigor, dynamism and pragmatism, business oriented

Discretion and respect for confidentiality




ENGIE is an employer committed to diversity, equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are considered on the basis of business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to origin, gender, age, surname, identity, sexual orientation, religion, family situation, state of health, disability, political opinions, trade union commitments or citizenship.

At ENGIE, you will have the opportunity to show who you really are, with your skills... and your differences.

Business Unit:  GBU Renewables
Division:  REN - HQ Functional Support
Legal Entity:  ENGIE Renouvelables
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree