Legal Assistant / Paralegal / Jr Counsel & Contract Administrator

For one of our clients, an important EPC company, we are recruting a Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Jr Counsel & Contract Administrator.
The Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Jr Counsel & Contract Administrator reports to the General Manager and manages the contract administration process and is the liaison between management, outside counsel and company legal.

  • Create and sustain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Liaise between outside counsel, management and company legal.
  • Engage outside counsel and track assigned tasks as prioritized by above.
  • Responsible for contracts development & administration,  review and approval with Corporate legal as needed
  • Assist in development of Project coordination procedures with Contractors
  • Prepare and issue periodic Summary Project Status Reports for management
  • Validate Contractor’s progress claimed are based on deliverables and invoices are in accordance with contract
  • Ensure deliverables and invoicing are managed to permit audits later in project life cycle
  • Ensure that all documents/files submitted are approved by appropriate personnel
  • Initiate contracting process as requested and work with teams to prepare all forms of draft contracts, including Master Service & Consulting Agreements, FEED & EPC contracts, et cetera
  • Ensure change order management as per contracts
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.



  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, fluency in Romanian and English.
  • Strong planning/organizational skills, meeting targets on time, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Experience with purchasing, supply chain, operations and inventory policies preferable.
  • Excellent computer skills – proficient with MS Office Suite.
  • Data analysis and problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Ability to prepare concise, accurate and up-to-date reports.
  • Experience working in oil industry Upstream Operations, preferably.
  • This individual embraces the core values of commitment to excellence, honesty, integrity, and respect for the individual, teamwork and creativity.
  • -5 years of experience in the legal field
  • Strong academic background (university degree in law; Master’s degree is a plus)