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Corporate Counsel – Waste Industry Experience

Bioenergy Devco

1 week ago

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Business

Position Overview
 Bioenery Devco, LLC seeks an experienced Corporate Counsel with experience in the Waste Industry. Our Legal Department serves all business groups throughout the United States and interacts with a sister company located in Italy, BTS Biogas. The position offers the opportunity to be part of a growing legal department and expand the role as needed.
Our ideal candidate would have a big-firm background in the Waste Industry, with energy-focused project finance or construction and be passionate about accelerating the world’s transition to renewable energy. This is a great opportunity for a pro-active lawyer to work at a fast growing and dynamic company. This position can sit in Annapolis MD, New York City, NY or work remotely from within the US.
This role requires a detail-oriented, organized, and energetic self-starting counsel. The successful candidate will be involved in a broad range of legal matters relating to the development, construction, financing, ownership and operation of renewable power generation facilities, energy storage facilities, and electric transmission infrastructure projects.  
The successful candidate may also be responsible for certain environmental and regulatory matters.

  • Provide legal advice on a variety of business initiatives, risk, policies, and internal compliance issues. Ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Review, negotiate, and develop legal agreements, review complex strategic transactions, and recommend strategies and solutions for business issues. 
  • Work closely and collaboratively to develop and implement key legal processes and systems corporate wide.
  • Assist in achieving corporate objectives by providing analysis and guidance on projects and transactions, including asset purchase.
  • Assist Chief Legal Officer regarding corporate governance and matters involving the board.
  • Assist Chief Legal Officer in litigation and dispute resolution matters. Provide senior management with counsel as to, litigation brought by and against BDC.
  • Other projects as requested from time to time by the Chief Legal Officer.

Critical Skills
  • Prior work experience in the Waste Industry required; gas projects and project finance preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong legal research and analytic skills.
  • Strong self-starter with ability to work independently with minimal direction.

  • J.D. degree; successfully passed bar exam
  • 5-7 years’ experience practicing law in the Waste Industry
  • Corporate experience in gas deals or project finance, preferred
  • Highly adept at resolving challenging legal issues and deliver clear, concise, sound and practical legal advice
  • Ability to make recommendations and difficult decisions to implement best practices.
  • Experience drafting and revising legal documents from templates and preparing policies and procedures.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills in order to balance working on multiple projects in multiple time zone in parallel. Results driven with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills – written and verbal - to work with executives across various geographies and functions; comfortable in business and technical discussions.
  • Strong research and analysis skills to work on complex business issues with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and in ambiguous situations.
  • Experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work all hours needed to get work done, as required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point) and ability to help team with technology 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bioenergy Devco LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Bioenergy Devco LLC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Bioenergy Devco LLC are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sexual orientation, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Bioenergy Devco LLC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Bioenergy Devco LLC encourages applicants of all ages.

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