Legal Counsel (IT/Infrastructure) - Smart metering - London
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
34d ago

About Our Client

Our Client is a national organisation backed with both public and private finance which will be facilitating the roll out of smart metering for energy across the UK over the next 5 years and supporting that function thereafter.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be part of a team providing legal support across all of the organisation's smart metering programmes, principally by acting as a commercially astute and trusted legal advisor to the commercial and procurement teams.

This will involve managing legal risks arising from contractual arrangements with new and existing suppliers, assessing regulatory risks under the organisation's smart meter licence and the industry wide Smart Energy Code, as well as providing general corporate and procurement advice.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of the UK's smart metering initiative, as it rapidly scales to cover all of the UK.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate is likely to be a UK qualified lawyer, with

  • between 3 and 6 year's PQE*; and
  • legal training received at a Top 50 UK firm with a highly rated commercial, technology or other related department.
  • Experience of working on multi-party delivery programmes would be also be highly valued.

    Experience in the gas and electricity sectors in the UK, particularly relating to smart metering, would also be useful but it not a pre-

    requisite for this role.

  • NB : reference to PQE is for guidance purposes only.
  • What's on Offer

    Competitive salary, car allowance (in cash as 10% of salary) and bonus above the market norm.

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