KBR Associate Attorney Full Time in Melbourne VIC


Branch Melbourne VIC AU

Associate Attorney
Melbourne VIC

Assisting with corporate secretarial support for the Regional entities. We are looking to strengthen the Regional legal team supporting the APAC business group….




We are looking to strengthen the Regional legal team supporting the APAC business group. We are seeking an Associate Attorney, based in Sydney or Brisbane, who will report to the Australian based Senior Counsel.

You will work on a range of transactional, corporate and compliance matters primarily for the Australian Infrastructure and Government Services businesses and with some support to the broader APAC Hydrocarbons business.

We are looking for a lawyer with strong technical skills and an understanding of the requirements for an in-house role.

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a pro-active and enthusiastic lawyer to join a company in its ongoing transition and who wants to make their mark in a period of change. Under the direction of the Senior Counsel you will have a number of functions within the Law Department and the business.

Core Responsibilities

Tender reviews and drafting and negotiating contracts for consulting, engineering and project management services.

Ensuring compliance with KBR’s policies and procedures and legal services are provided within this framework.

Collaborating with the project proposal teams and business to identify legal, commercial and execution risks.

Drafting, reviewing and negotiating MOUs, joint venture, Australian alliance, consortium and other teaming agreements.

Conducting due diligence on joint venture partners and third party intermediaries and drafting due diligence memos.

Drafting, reviewing and negotiating subcontracts and purchase orders.

Assisting in the effective notification and management of professional indemnity insurance claims and maintenance of sufficient professional indemnity coverage.

Providing general legal advice on a range of issues, including, confidentiality agreements, advising on commercial leases, employee related issues, licensing issues, routine business contracts and setting up and dissolving entities.

Assisting with corporate secretarial support for the Regional entities.

Able to manage a high volume of work within agreed or required deadlines.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate will be a qualified lawyer with at least 3 years PQE. Relevant industry experience is preferred, but high quality candidates without industry experience will be considered. No relocation will be provided.

This will be an extremely busy role and the successful applicant may be required to work outside of core hours and travel to meet business requirements.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of our staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include family-friendly work hours.

About KBR

KBR offers a wide range of professional consulting services to private and public sector clients to deliver projects of any size in both urban and remote environments. We are technically and geographically diversified to match the characteristics of our principal markets and have the capability to service our clients’ requirements across all phase of project development and delivery.

​KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results.

To Apply

Please click on the apply now button below. For a confidential discussion please contact Jim Cooper on 0427 823 163.



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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-21
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