Job at Schneider Electric as GM-Legal Counsel

Location: Gurgaon, Delhi
Job at Schneider Electric as GM-Legal Counsel

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About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric SE is a French multinational company providing energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. It addresses homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries, by combining energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services. It is a Fortune Global 50 company.

About Post

Role-Based in Gurgaon/Bangalore/Mumbai and reporting to the Zone General Counsel

Post Name: General Manager –Senior Legal Counsel


  • Customers: Examination and approval of contractual and legal documents, vetting forms of agreements, contracts, sub-contracts and non-standard conditions, identifying any adverse terms to comply with Indian law and Schneider Electric Group Directives.

  • Internal stakeholders: Working collaboratively within Schneider internal systems to examine and review of contractual and legal documents, obtaining approval via Schneider’s risk review procedure, negotiating and agreeing internal contracting arrangements.

  • Legal and Integrity: Assisting the Legal and Compliance function in ensuring the business meets legal, regulatory, integrity and contractual obligations in a way that appropriately takes account of commercial imperatives.

  • Lead and present legal review for risk reviews, engaging with all internal stakeholders.

  • Assisting the Legal and Compliance function in training and compliance matters as required

  • Lead negotiation of acceptable contract terms with clients on Schneider business opportunities, liaising with all relevant parts of the Group in the process.

Academic Qualification:

  • Experienced Lawyer with PQE of 12+ experience;

  • Extensive experience of negotiation of large value construction or engineering contracts;

  • Experience of EPC infrastructure contracts;

  • Legal Analysis;

  • Drafting Skills;

  • Litigation/advocacy

  • Dispute resolution and negotiation skills

  • Ability to meet demanding and numerous deadlines; and

  • Good team working skills


  • Good verbal and written communication skills;

  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels;

  • Attention to detail and a well-organized approach to work;

  • The ability to prioritize work and to work well under pressure;

  • The capability to work with numerical information, plus analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • A diplomatic approach and the confidence to provide support to high-profile company staff and board members;

  • Stakeholder and Team Management skills;

  • Integrity and Discretion when handling confidential information;

  • A sound grasps of corporate governance issues;

  • A commercial frame of mind.


Full- Time



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