Head of Legal (Leading Electric Utility Company)

Istanbul (Europe) Permanent
  • Premium energy utility company
  • Strategic Leadership Role

About Our Client

As the biggest electricity distribution and retail company in the market with reaching 4.5 Billion TL net income, our client has been operating at every stage of the energy value chain for more than 25 years. They meet the needs of their customers via offering sustainable and innovative solutions in the field of sustainable energy, distributed generation solutions and e-mobility. In addition to the leadership in electricity distribution and retail sales, they aim to play a pioneering role in the electric vehicle ecosystem via taking an active approach to transform the industry.

Job Description

  • Reporting to: General Manager
  • Team management: +20 people

The professional will be accountable for:

  • Acting as the strategic business partner to the General Manager and leadership team via providing legal support/opinions to all retail business units
  • Defining the risks and making suggestions for improvement and development related to internal applications via adopting a preventive law approach
  • Following the legislative changes and their impacts, preparing executive summaries to top management
  • Preparing and reviewing power purchase contracts
  • Providing legal opinions to governmental bodies (Electricity Market Regulatory Authority, state authorities) and relevant sectoral associations

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in law, preferably LL.M. degree, MBA degree is a plus
  • Minimum 20 years of experience with minimum 10 years of leadership background
  • Solid people management skills; able to attract, develop and retain talents
  • Know-how in electricity market law would bring significant advantage
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder management and advisory skills
  • Curious, result oriented, having an ownership mindset, empathetic and authentic
  • Fluency in English is a must

What's on Offer

  • Having the chance to be a member of dynamic, inclusive and passionate working environment which embraces continuous development
  • Opportunity to lead the legal function within a big scale and market leading organisation
  • Hybrid working conditions
  • Flexible benefits
  • Location: İstanbul or Ankara
Emir Atci
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Job summary

Legal Subsector
Energy & Natural Resources
Istanbul (Europe)
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Emir Atci
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