We are looking for

Fully qualified lawyer as Senior Contract Manager / Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

in the field of thermal plants / power plant technology / plant construction

Concord Blue Engineering GmbH is a growing, innovative and internationally active company that plans, builds and operates thermal conversion plants. In this process, biomasses as well as waste and residual materials are used to produce high-quality products, such as electricity, hydrogen or e-fuels, respectively.

We are looking for a Senior Contract Manager / Legal Counsel (m/f/d) for the Herten site with immediate effect.

Your field of activity and your tasks:

Your activities will mainly focus on providing legal advice and support to the company and its subsidiaries in all legal matters, in particular in corporate-, commercial-, trade- and contract law.

In addition, you will be in charge of setting up and organizing a legal department as well as cross-divisional, company-relevant strategic issues such as contract management, corporate law orientation and compliance aspects.

The following tasks and responsibilities are the main focus of the position:

  • Legal support of plant construction projects in all project phases (from the planning phase to the end of the warranty phase) in various work contract and service contract models.
  • Legal support of project development for the construction and operation of small power plants.
  • Drafting, review and negotiation of contracts, also with international reference, for internal and external transactions at company level.
  • Supervision of special subject areas and contractual topics, inter alia, in the field of plant construction, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) as well as media supply and disposal and in the field of tenancy and lease law.

You will work with experienced (sub-)project managers, purchasing, human resources and management with different activity focuses:

  • As a staff unit, you are the central contact person in all contract matters and ensure that contracts or contract adjustments are reviewed and concluded in a timely manner.
  • You act in an advisory capacity to the CEO and the PM and are at the same time directly negotiating with lawyers and partners in purchasing / sales on the customer and supplier side.
  • Together with the technical teams, you draft the contract texts and translate the “language of the technicians” into contract texts and ensure that the contracts comply with applicable legal, financial and risk requirements.
  • Furthermore, you will deal with the development and implementation of rules and regulations regarding contract management and administration in line with the general company rules.
  • You are responsible for the ongoing development of standard contracts, model documents and general terms and conditions of purchase.
  • You coordinate the use of and cooperation with external law firms and lawyers.
  • You will work closely with our project management team, in particular to ensure order processing in the area of contractual implementation – such as claim management.
  • Company-wide training to increase contractual understanding and improve internal contract implementation rounds off your package of tasks.


Your profile:
  • Successfully completed 2nd state law examination or comparable degree.
  • Several years of professional experience in legal company and project support in plant construction ideally in an internationally active industrial company or a law firm is a prerequisite.
  • Relevant professional experience in contract law, BGB, HGB and VOB, and ideally knowledge of energy, patent, labor and tax law.
  • Ability to assess legal issues taking into account business-relevant commercial / economic aspects.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Experience in international projects and excellent communication skills combined with a confident approach to international customers and suppliers are desirable.
  • You have a high affinity for complex projects and the ability to quickly familiarise yourself with new and complex topics.
  • Confident command of MS Office applications.
  • High motivation, ability to solve problems and make decisions as well as reliability.
  • You are a team player and bring a high level of commitment, resilience, flexibility and very good communication skills.


We offer you:
  • Exciting, promising projects and a high degree of responsibility.
  • A highly motivated, dynamic, competent team with nice, committed and talented colleagues in an inclusive working environment.
  • A permanent employment contract in a strong growth organization that focuses on sustainability and forward-looking technology.
  • Attractive conditions, company pension scheme and flexibility in work-life balance.
  • A pleasant working atmosphere and a modern workplace.

At Concord Blue Engineering GmbH, we value diversity. We respect and value people’s differences. We support equal opportunities for all our employees and applicants.

Your application

If this job advertisement appeals to you, please send your application documents (CV, references, certificates or attestations, if applicable) via the application form or by e-mail to hr@concordblue.de or by mail to:

Concord Blue Engineering GmbH
Mt. Sebastian Flahs
Marie-Curie-Str. 1-5
45699 Herten

In your application, please state the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!