Legal Expert

Madrid, ES


ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates power generation facilities with proven and cutting-edge energy technologies. We are an international high-growth company, founded in 2005, that has grown exponentially to own and operate a fleet of renewable and thermal assets, located in 20 countries across 4 continents. Wherever we operate, we are committed to the highest standards of health and safety, environmental, social responsibility, our people’s well-being. Our longstanding ESG pledge includes becoming net-zero carbon by 2050.

Acquisition of ContourGlobal by the US private-equity fund KKR will enable us greatly to further expand our portfolio, increase investment in the energy transition, and take advantage of new opportunities in our core markets. Our multinational, integrated team of almost 1500 people prides itself on our culture and values, and welcomes entrepreneurial, innovative, ambitious, and collaborative professionals to come join us.



Our Legal Specialist at ContourGlobal will report to the Head of Legal Spain and support the legal department delivering outstanding legal advice in different legal areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft, mark-up, and revise contracts (purchase and/or supply of equipment and goods, turnkey contracts, power purchase agreements, consultancy agreements, operation & maintenance (O&M) contracts, employment contracts, etc.) with domestic and international counterparties and other legal documents and provide support in their negotiation.
  • Support the Head of Legal in M&A transactions and in all matters of its competence and/or special projects (drafting and negotiating non-disclosure agreement, letters of intent, memorandum of understanding, non-binding, and binding offer, share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreement, asset transfer agreements, escrow agreement, management of the due diligence activities, etc.).
  • Support the Head of Legal in financing transactions.
  • Legal counselling on issues related to the interpretation of legal provisions (including in relation to execution, amendment, termination, assignment, waiver, etc.) of contracts and for all matters having legal implications.
  • Support in corporate activities (drafting and mark-up of accurate forms, minutes of meetings -board of directors, shareholders’ meeting-, coordination with the Notary, coordination of digital certificates, etc.).
  • Support in compliance activities, with a focus on ABAC and data protection matters.
  • Proactively engage with business functions and ascertain when legal advice is necessary across all areas. Coordination of internal procedures for the review and approval of documents.
  • Support to the Head of Legal in the coordination of external legal advisors (selection, follow-up, invoicing, etc.).

Commit to Lead with Our Values

  • Commit to CG values as expressed in the Essential Information. Model the values in any interaction internally and externally.
  • Put Health and Safety First.
  • Embrace Timely Transparency.
  • Model the 3Cs – Communication, Collaboration and Coordination.
  • Embrace Failure analysis and continuous improvement including Five Whys.
  • Seek out ways to incorporate technology and Artificial Intelligence into the company’s legal practice

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A law degree in Spain (a degree in law and business will be highly valued).
  • Between 3- and 5-years working experience either (i) in a top tier national or international law firm with experience in energy & infrastructure sectors, or (ii) national or international companies operating in the energy sector.
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of legal contracts and transactional documents as well as corporate documents (minutes, public deeds, certificates, etc.) with ability to handle responsibility with a minimum of supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work under deadline and workload pressures.
  • Excellent technical, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Proofreading and attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and move from one project to another.
  • Ability to interface well with other lawyers, clients, and staff of other areas of expertise (management, technicians, engineers, accountants, etc.).
  • Fluency in English (both comprehensive, written and oral).

The ideal candidate is a team player who is collaborative, resourceful, flexible and willing to engage in a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities.

In-depth knowledge of administrative law and procedures in the energy sector will be considered as plus.


Location – Madrid.

Travel Requirements – This position will require occasional business trips.

Incorporation date – Immediate.

ContourGlobal provides equal employment opportunities and maintains a diverse workforce that reflects the rich environment of the society we live in and markets we operate.


ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.


- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.