Senior Legal Officer

PTTEP Services Limited

Job Purpose

This position is a member of a new legal team recently set up to support a new function group of PTTEP called Technology and Carbon Solutions (TCS). As a part of the TCS legal team, the job holder performs various kinds of legal assignments to support management and business of TCS function group in order to ensure compliance with related laws and regulations and to assure the Company's effective risk management, control and governance processes.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform full range of legal services, provide advice and recommendations on legal and regulatory issues in order to achieve successful outcomes of TCS transactions or projects as well as protect best interest of the Company, including (without limitation):
  • Negotiate legal and contractual terms and provide legal input on various matters, 
  • Draft and revise agreements, contracts, other legal documents, as well as important correspondences,
  • Provide legal advice/services for day-to-day operations (both domestic and overseas) to keep Company’s operations running smoothly and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations,
  • Assist on strategic growth projects and investments (e.g., renewable energies, power, technologies, start-up investments, etc.),
  • Support on various engagements with authorities,
  • Manage legal processes, litigations and dispute resolutions, and
  • Manage external legal advisors
  • Perform full range of contract activities to serve procurement activities with objectives to achieve balanced commercial/contractual terms e.g. review and clarify scope of work, prepare general conditions of contracts, provide contract-related services/advice to users including representing users in negotiating with contractors for all claims/disputes and for contract amendment
  • Provide ad-hoc legal advice and guidance on legal matters to achieve optimum legal and commercial decisions
  • Keep abreast of relevant laws and regulations (Thailand & overseas) affecting PTTEP businesses

Professional Knowledge & Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in laws or higher
  • At least 10 years of experience in legal profession in a reputable law firm and/or multinational company
  • Solid experience in general corporate and commercial legal issues (including M&A transactions)
  • Experience in managing legal projects in energy sector and/or start-up investments is beneficial but not strictly required
  • Experience with reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Can-do attitude and ability to work independently, manage multiple matters with tight timelines and build effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders – both internally and externally
  • Good communication skill with the ability to communicate effectively on legal matters applying a commercial perspective
  • Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, analytical skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Additional Desirable Qualification

CORE Competencies