Aboitiz Power Generation Group
Aboitiz Power Generation Group

Legal and Compliance Specialist  

Aboitiz Power Generation Group

  • Davao City, Philippines
    C. Bangoy, Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines
    Davao City
    Davao del Sur
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Expired a year ago

Job closed.

Job Description

Will be responsible to assist in the positive closure of legal cases, or mitigation of any penalties that may be imposed from unfavorable case closures and ensure compliance to relevant and applicable legal and other requirements by actively identifying, implementing or coordinating the compliance, monitoring and reporting of the requirement.

Compliance management

  1. Provide internal/external requirements
  2. Draft contract terms and conditions
  3. Review contract
  4. Cascade contract
  5. Execute contract (To be captured under compliance/SLA)
  6. Monitor execution of contract (Part of LLOR compliance
  7. Compliance management (Legal & Compliance)
  • Stalk/Check upcoming power industry requirements from regulatory agencies, affiliate organizations and special interest groups
  • Attend upcoming power industry requirements from regulatory agencies, affiliate organizations and special interest groups
  • Secure copies of legal requirements from regulatory agencies, affiliate organizations and special interest groups
  • Identify applicable legal requirement, consult/inform complying department/section
  • Include/disseminate applicable requirements in Legal and other requirement of complying department/section
  • If compliant, monitor/execute assigned compliance under LLOR, document proof of compliance and update LLOR, operating reports i.e. but not limited to MAPE, Operations performance update, etc.)
  • If not compliant, formulate an action plan to comply with the requirement.
  • Monitor and update LLOR and develop Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and recommend action plans for non-compliance

Hedcor Compliance governance

Policy Development

  • Develop/review compliance 2Ps/Compliance system
  • Approve 2Ps/Compliance system
  • Cascade compliance 2Ps/Compliance system to Hedcor

Policy Monitoring, Reporting & Continuous Improvement

  • Monitor compliance of Hedcor to the 2Ps/Compliance system, develop Root Cause Analysis (RCA), recommend action plans to resolve issues to the 2Ps/compliance system
  • In coordination with SME/AP, Research applicable regulations, laws and judicial decisions and circulate to “Accountable and Responsible/s“ for further review
  • Assist “Accountable and Responsible/s” in mapping compliance in their respective LLOR/compliance monitoring systems
  • Assist “Accountable and Responsible/s” in the inclusion/disseminate of applicable requirements in the LLOR/compliance monitoring systems
  • Monitor, update and report compliance of Hedcor group
  • For non-compliance, trigger/monitor the formulation of corrective/preventive compliance plans of “Accountable and Responsible/s”

Compliance Management - Data Privacy

  • Program planning
  • Review of PIA with process owners and facilitate for its approval
  • Develop/review/ facilitate review, approval and cascade of DP manual
  • Develop, execute and recommend action plans for DP compliance test plan
  • Monitor, update and report DP compliance. For non-compliance, trigger/monitor the formulation of corrective/preventive compliance plans of “Accountable and Responsible/s”

RPT payment

  • Create timeline of plant improvements consistent with O&M timeline
  • Prepare sworn statement, facilitate its review and approval and submission to the Assessor
  • Review RPT assessment and bills, facilitate its review, approval and payment

RPT protest

  • Prepare a protest letter, facilitate its review, approval and submission to the Treasurer.
  • Prepare filing fee, petition support documents, monitor and update progress of the petition from LBAA to SC.

Retainer/Legal Services management

  • Review legal needs vs. retainer agreement, Develop retainer agreement/ AEV SLA, Facilitate for its review, approval, and monitoring of the agreed performance.

Litigation management

  • Review facts, gather documents and records, raise issues.
  • Endorse and coordinate with AP/AEV Legal or External Counsel for solution development and closure.
  • New Case - Contribute to trial preparation in litigation practices, filing documents with the court, Provide behind-the-scenes support in the courtroom at hearings and trials, or in arbitration, mediation, administrative proceedings, and closings. Organize and manage files, documents, and exhibits
  • "Pending/Old Cases
  • Monitor, report case progress and coordinate with External Counsel until closure.
  • Operational risk management and HAIRADC
  • Assess risks, propose risk control, implement approved control, monitor risk and report accordingly

Stakeholder engagement

  • Develop, review, execute, monitor, update and report SH plans + RCA and action plans for pending SH

Issues resolution

  • Receive incident/request report, assess and recommend action plans and execute once approved


  • Develop, monitor, update and report budget including RCA+action plans to over expenditures or proposed savings budget


  • Execute, monitor, update and report including RCA+action plans to projects assigned


  • Develop/Brainstorm innovation
  • Conforms to the company's Integrated Management Systems policies, standards, procedures, guidelines work instructions and forms.
  • Reports Integrated Management System events/incidents or potential events or other risks to the organization.
  • Protects information assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference by ensuring the confidentiality of all data, information and other matters which are private, sensitive or confidential in nature or the exposure of which to other employees, persons, entities or organizations constitutes conflict of interest with and/or poses liability or damage to the Company.
  • Performs any other related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time by immediate superior consistent with the purpose of this role.
  • Keeps safe all company records, documents, equipment, tools and supplies under his custody or control and report loss or damages immediately.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferably bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering
  • Technical, Behavioral & Leadership
  • Preferably with two (2) years of related work experience
  • Knowledge on power industry regulations, litigation and contracts
  • Strong analytical and planning skills;
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Entry Level / Junior, Apprentice
Job Category
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
C. Bangoy, 8000 Davao City, Philippines
Oil / Energy / Solar / Greentech
1 opening

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About Aboitiz Power Generation Group

Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower, AP) is a leader in the Philippine Electric Power Industry with a portfolio of assets located across the country. It has several hydroelectric and geothermal assets in its generation portfolio and also has non-renewable power plants located across the country. This includes: - Hedcor, Inc. - Therma Luzon, Inc. - Therma South, Inc. - Therma Marine, Inc. - Therma Mobile, Inc. - East Asia Utilities Corp. - Cebu Private Power Corp. - AP Renewables, Inc. At AboitizPower, we thrive together to drive change for a better world. We are a PEOPLE-CENTRIC organization who provides growth OPPORTUNITIES on a professional and personal level. We shape a better future as we do purposeful WORK in an ENVIRONMENT that is culture-focused, continuously innovating, and where individual and team contributions aligned to winning with integrity are RECOGNIZED. When you work at AboitizPower, you become part of an organization that is passionate and committed to advancing business and communities by providing reliable, reasonable, and responsible power to all. AboitizPower is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our purpose of driving change for a better world. We consider and encourage all applicants without discriminating against age, sexual orientation and/or gender identity, disability, political opinion, religion, nationality, marital or parental status (including pregnancy), ethnicity or other status protected by law. Our equal opportunity and non-discrimination policy applies in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, regularization, promotions, transfers, discipline, termination, benefits and training. We urge everyone to be vigilant against scams that involve fraudulent offers of employment with Aboitiz Power Corporation. Scammers are falsely claiming to be representatives of Aboitiz, offering jobs in exchange for recruitment fees. Aboitiz does not ask for money from our applicants at any point of the job application process. #POWERyourFuture

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