28 days old

Senior Counsel (LATAM)

Miami, FL 33128

United States of America - Florida, Miami

Job Summary

AECOMs Design and Consulting Services Americas legal department is actively seeking an experienced attorney for immediate employment in our Miami office. The successful candidate will provide legal assistance to the Latin America Regional business team for the legal department, with a focus on the expanding Brazilian mining program.

Responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing legal advice to the Brazilian mining team, developing processes and procedures, reviewing work product and deliverables, and traveling to Brazil as necessary

  • Participating in and supporting business development activities including cross-functional review of RFQ/RFP requirements for professional services (engineering, architecture, environmental, and other technical services), contract reviews, collaboration with senior managers in the Legal Department to obtain approval of non-standard contract terms, identification of risk and opportunity, and development of risk mitigation plans

  • Negotiating complex contractual issues (master service agreements, joint venture agreements, subcontracts, purchase orders etc.) including terms and conditions for bonds, delays and damages, penalties, insurance, contractual obligations, and interrelations with third parties

  • Managing and directing relevant legal issues related to Corporate and legal entity registration and management and other civil, tax and labor litigations and arbitrations

  • Communicating with clients, governmental authorities and other stakeholders

  • Providing ongoing support to the Latin America Area in a team environment so as to evaluate and resolve complex business issues and to assist in setting appropriate strategies relating to contract negotiation and claims resolution

  • Ensuring implementation of and team adherence to sound contract management and risk assessment policies

  • Multi-tasking on a large number of complex contract issues

  • Assisting project teams on large infrastructure projects

  • Conducting training across area on terms and conditions, corporate policies and risk mitigation

  • Preparing of reports, memoranda, correspondence, and other documents, as necessary

  • Working cooperatively with diverse group of professionals, including the companys executives, attorneys, risk and insurance managers, engineers, scientists and contracts staff, as well as the ability to work with attorneys for external clients and subcontractors

  • Providing support to multiple offices

  • Using online databases to document work and maintain updates

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10+ years of experience

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Legal and Compliance

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 227417BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-11-20

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