APQ General Counsel - #16617

Air Products

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Dhahran
Contract type: Full time

Job Description and Qualifications

Job Description Summary
To provide legal and policy support to Air Products Qudra

Job Description


General Legal Support

  • Provides legal support
  • Supports due diligence studies on legal issues pertaining to potential development and acquisitions
  • Responds to disputes, grievances, arbitration and litigation and any other relevant matters with the objective of mitigating the company’s legal risk
  • Supports other legal initiatives as requested

Commercial Contracts and Agreements

  • Tracks corporate formalities required to complete acquisitions and other transactions, including liaison with notaries and outside counsel as directed
  • Drafts and reviews contracts, agreements and supporting documentation for protection of the company’s contractual posture and adherence to company policies
  • Reviews and reports on contractor/vendor documents and contractor/vendor exceptions and revisions to Air Products Qudra terms and conditions

Legal Administration

  • Assists with documentation and administration of project, project partnership/joint-venture and project financing transactions
  • Drafts various policies and procedures that minimize legal and business risks and for functional areas such as HR, Technology, Finance and HSSE for management review and approval
  • Provides occasional non-legal support as needed, e.g. in drafting and editing correspondence
  • Compiles and submits legal fee and other budgetary information as required
  • Performs any other assignments as needed/requested by management

Board Secretary

  • Convenes and serves annual general meetings (AGMs) and board meetings (producing agendas, taking minutes, conveying decisions, handling meeting correspondence)

Personal Development

  • Stays current on regulatory, financial, tax, commercial, environmental and corporate issues that may affect Air Products Qudra’s business and projects
  • Uses knowledge, skills and expertise gained in daily work
  • Upholds and role-models Air Products Qudra’s values

QUALIFICATIONS (professional, technical, academic)


  • Degree in law from an accredited law school and license to practice law


  • Engineering or a business/commerce degree at the undergraduate level



  • A senior associate in a major law firm, or equivalent experience working for a multi-national company. Minimum of 8+ years legal experience working internationally across the region.
  • Strong project finance / corporate finance experience: the ideal candidate will have represented project sponsors and financial institutions in numerous domestic and international project financings and has the ability to lead negotiations with lenders
  • Expertise in negotiating project agreements, such as EPC contracts and offtake agreements.
  • Must be experienced in drafting contracts and possess excellent analytical skills
  • IT literate: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • English language written and spoken fluency


  • Energy industry experience
  • Arabic language
  • Board secretarial experience



  • High levels of communication (written and oral communication), strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a team as an internal service provider
  • Demonstrates sound business and legal judgement
  • Ability to explain complex, challenging issues in a clear manner
  • Clear understanding and adherence to ethical principles, Air Products Qudra’s values, code of conduct and policies
  • Ability to work with and gain confidence of supervisors and others
  • Confident and able to work independently as well as in multi-functional and cross-cultural teams
  • Strong work ethic, a sense of urgency and be able to work effectively with many deadlines
  • Willing to travel and work in the region or internationally, as needed

Req No.


Employment Status

Full Time


Global Industrial Gases

Business Sector / Division

MEET Industrial Gases


Middle East, Egypt, Turkey (MEET)


Saudi Arabia

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