Regulatory and Compliance Counsel

SN Aboitiz Power

  • Taguig, Philippines
    10th Flr., NAC Tower, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Taguig
    Metro Manila
    Philippines
  • Full time
Posted 3 months ago and deadline of application is on 30 Aug
Recruiter was hiring 3 days ago

Regulatory and Compliance Counsel

SN Aboitiz Power

Job Description

The RCC provides support to the AVP-Legal & Compliance Counsel (LCC) in legal, regulatory and compliance matters affecting the company and the business such as energy, taxation, contracts administration, labor, occupational, health & safety, environmental, land, local government, indigenous people laws, rules and regulations and such other government-related compliance requirements.

III. Main Duties and Responsibilities :

  1. Assists the AVP – Legal and Compliance Counsel in providing legal advice and day-to-day support to the CEO, MTCOG, CSG, Finance, O&M-SHESQ, GDP and sub-groups;

MTCOG

  1. Reviews contract documents, drafts and negotiates all commercial contracts of the MTCOG;
  2. In charge of contract execution/implementation or contract change process and prepares relevant correspondence;
  3. Prepares contracts for internal review and approval and ensures compliance with the applicable laws and regulations as well accompany policies and procedure;
  4. Provides compliance advisory services including updates on emerging regulations and/or regulatory matters and its potential impact to commercial operations;
  5. Handles, monitors and ensures timely regulatory compliance imposed by relevant government agencies;
  6. Acts as point person in public biddings and competitive selection process (CSP) initiatives of the company, including harmonizing the provisions of the Procurement Law, its Implementing Rules and Regulations, allied regulatory issuances, bidding instructions and terms of reference.

Other Groups

  1. Prepares and maintain an up-to-date regulatory compliance register/ database, legal documents, records and reports for compliance;
  2. Ensures that the organization has the necessary permits, licenses, certificates, authorizations and other approvals to conduct its current and future business activities;
  3. Provides tax and other related advice on operational and projects activities including, managing day -to-day local tax issues and cases;
  4. Supervises, manages and monitors all pending cases before the judicial and other quasi-judicial or administrative tribunals;
  5. Represents the company with business partners or relevant regulatory bodies;
  6. Protects the company’s Land and Land Rights in coordination with PSALM, NPC, NIA, DENR, PAMB, and other government agencies; and
  7. Leads and coordinates initiatives on constitutional review and amendments and legislative/congressional endeavors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor, Lawyer-in-good-standing
  • With at least 5 years working experience in legal practice
  • With experience in litigation, In-house Counsel, or Electricity Energy Company
  • Must be willing to travel

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
Legal
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while 
Office Address
NAC Tower, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City
Industry
Oil / Energy / Solar / Greentech
Vacancy
1 opening
Website
http://www.snaboitiz.com

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About SN Aboitiz Power

SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. owns and operates the 360-megawatt (MW) Magat Hydroelectric Power Plant (HEPP) located at the border of Ramon, Isabela and Alfonso Lista, Ifugao. The Magat HEPP was a state-owned facility until SNAP-Magat took over operations on April 26, 2007. A year earlier on December 14, 2006, SNAP-Magat had successfully bid for the plant in the amount of USD530 million under the Philippine government’s power sector privatization program. SNAP-Magat has 22 host barangays (villages) located in 10 municipalities across the three provinces of Isabela, Ifugao, and Nueva Viscaya. SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc. owns and operates the 105-MW Ambuklao HEPP in Bokod and the 140-MW Binga HEPP in Itogon, both located in Benguet. On November 28, 2007, SNAP-Benguet won the public bid for the Ambuklao and Binga HEPPs, which were sold as a package under the power sector privatization program of the Philippine government. SNAP-Benguet offered a bid price of USD325 million and took over operations on July 10, 2008. The dams remain government-owned. SNAP-Benguet is hosted by the province of Benguet and the municipalities of Itogon and Bokod. It has 3 host barangays, as well as the Shakilan ni Ikulos Indigenous Peoples’ Organization and the Tinongdan Indigenous Peoples’ Organization. Both companies are joint ventures between SN Power of Norway and AboitizPower. SN Aboitiz Power Group is the collective name of SNAP-Magat and SNAP-Benguet. It is a recipient of several local awards and citations for its safety records, community programs, stakeholder relations and environmental campaigns. It has also received international recognition in the Asian region for privatization and project financing as well as for its plants’ performance as independent power producers.
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