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Knowledge and skills: 

  • Detailed knowledge of and experience in UK power generation and energy market. 
  • Detailed understanding of the construction industry standard forms in particular the JCT suite of contracts, NEC, FIDIC and IChemE.
  • Ability to draft and negotiate a variety of project documentation including development, construction, O&M, financing, share/asset purchase, offtake and joint venture agreements.  
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills, with the ability to work effectively with people at all organisational levels and to influence and persuade others in a constructive manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Capability to negotiate individually and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organisational skills - able to manage conflicting and demanding priorities. 
  • Strong analytical skills.



  • Experience of negotiating bespoke construction and O&M agreements and agreements based on construction industry standard forms in particular the JCT suite of contracts, NEC, FIDIC and IChemE.
  • Understanding the contractual framework surrounding energy transactions including power purchase agreements and experience of working on development projects within the UK energy market.


  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Experience of the legal and regulatory framework for UK energy operations


  • UK (or common law equivalent) qualified solicitor or barrister with a minimum of 6 years post qualification experience (although other candidates will be considered if they can demonstrate comparable experience).

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For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

If you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview.

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