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Aberdeen - Westhill, Leer, Vejle, Zoetermeer

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Seaway 7 is a global leader in the delivery of bottom-fixed offshore wind farm solutions, committed to contributing to an efficient and sustainable energy supply for the future.  As a competent and experienced partner, Seaway 7 offers specialist foundation, offshore substation, submarine cable and wind turbine installation services and heavy transportation for the renewables sector.

With capabilities and an extensive expertise in project management, engineering, procurement and fabrication, Seaway 7 can deliver these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI), (integrated) Transportation & Installation (T&I) and Balance of Plant (BoP) to our clients in the offshore wind industry.

Our people are at the heart of our business and are the key to our success. Together we operate a high-end fleet with enabling capabilities and scale, allowing efficient worldwide operations, while providing vessel flexibility and optionality to clients. The active fleet comprises ten vessels with two more high-specification assets, designed for the installation of next generation of wind turbine generators and foundations, under construction.

Seaway 7 have an opportunity for a Legal Counsel / Contract Manager to join our team on a permanent basis in our Vejle, Zoetermeer, Leer or Aberdeen office.


As Legal Counsel/Contract Manager you will – with report to the Head of Legal – Sales & Tendering – become a member of a highly dedicated and skilled legal team with exposure to clients and projects around the world, As Legal Counsel/Contract Manager your key responsibilities would be to provide legal and contractual support, such as:

  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting all sorts of commercial contracts (construction contracts, engineering contracts, joint venture contracts, etc.), including evaluation against Seaway 7’s contracting policies and drafting of commercial and contractual clarifications for presentation in Seaway 7’s proposals to clients.
  • Analyzing (public and private) tender documents and identifying all and any possible legal aspects (contractual exposures, liabilities, etc.) and providing hands-on advice as to these issues
  • Prepare master service agreements and other subcontracts
  • Providing practical legal advice on a large scope of legal questions related to all Seaway 7’s activities
  • Carry out other in-house legal related tasks when required such as e.g. review of NDA’s, supply contracts, etc.
  • You will work together and report to the Head of Legal – Sales & Tendering.


  • You hold an educational background as e.g., Master of Law, Master of Science in Business Administration & Commercial or similar educational background combined with professional experience from a similar position
  • Hold experience within private practice and/or in-house with exposure to renewable energy, preferably in the offshore wind industry or similar complex industries
  • Knowledge of standard industry standard templates, such as FIDIC, BIMCO and LOGIC as well as knowledge of a variety of contract documentation such as, framework agreements, supply contracts, JV and partnership, NDA’s, etc.
  • Good understanding of construction terminology, progress calculation methods, programmes of work and project timelines
  • Ability to work in cross-functional and international teams
  • You possess excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing

As a person, you are service-minded, always aiming at delivering high quality, optimum support and stretched flexibility. You have a structured, analytical and target oriented approach to your assignments. You have an open-minded and cooperative personality, always keeping in mind what is best for the company, and your diplomatic skills and honesty are requirements.

Seaway 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as well providing a wide range benefits and a flexible working environment.


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