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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Legal Counsel, East African Crude Oil Pipeline Job at Total - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Legal Counsel, East African Crude Oil Pipeline 

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Deadline of this Job:
19th October 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 5th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
Legal Counsel, East African Crude Oil Pipeline ' Req 14383“
Main Job Responsibilities
The holder will be responsible For providing timely legal opinions to Total to support the development of East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Assisting in the selection and appointment of external counsel. Assisting in coaching at stakeholders including Governments (Uganda and Tanzania), shareholders, partners, contractors and local communities as well as coordinating external Counsels’ work in this regard. Supporting the commercial team in developing commercial agreements. Ensuring Total’s compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements in Uganda, Identifying potential legal/contractual risks and propose mitigation measures. Monitoring and analyze legislative changes which may have an impact of EACOP operations. Developing and implement a compliance program in both competition and anti-fraud matters. Drafting, reviewing and participating in the negotiation of agreements and other legal documentation. Participating in structuring and developing the Project Financing of EACOP with the lenders and their external counsels.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law (minimum Upper Second), Diploma in legal practice, complementary training in oil and gas contracts, Project Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of legal experience, with minimum 3 ears’ experience in an international Law firm in Oil & Gas and Project Finance Matters.
  • Knowledge and practice oil business negotiation in Africa and non OCDE countries would be appreciated.
  • Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Job application procedure
All applications can be made through the total EP careers at
Deadline is 19th October 2018 Shortlisting begins immediately and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.