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8 Out 2018

Full-Time Commercial Operations Attorney – Mozambique LNG

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation – Publicado por Trovagas Maputo, Maputo, Moçambique

Descrição da Vaga

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is recruiting Commercial Operations Attorney – Mozambique LNG, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

Job Summary:

The Commercial Operations Attorney will be based in Maputo, Mozambique and will be part of the Mozambique LNG Legal Department. This position will handle a variety of legal projects and support the daily commercial operations of the project.

Reports to – Counsel

Work Location – Maputo

Qualifications / Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two (3) years’ experience as an attorney within the oil and gas legal industry. Specific experience and expertise in the following is required:

  • A strong working knowledge and understanding of civil law and corporate international law (knowledge or exposure to common law jurisdictions would be a plus).
  • Substantive legal experience with the drafting and negotiation of lease agreements, contracts for services, sales, purchases and/or joint ventures.
  • Understanding of upstream oil and gas industry business processes and transactions.
  • Strong negotiating, interpersonal, and team-building skills are required.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and strong work ethic.
  • Prefer project experience in Africa or similar remote locations.


  • Anticipate and guard against legal risks through a combination of directly representing the Company in legal actions or through the management of business communications and decision making.
  • Interpret and prepare legal documents/contracts.
  • Analyze proposed and existing legislation and provide guidance to management on current legal matters.
  • Assist with providing legal advice to management regarding business/commercial-related legal matters.
  • Assist with preparation for negotiations, and facilitate legal research.
  • Assist with drafting of contracts involving financial transactions, property, marketing and other business related matters.
  • Study existing and new legislation and apply changes to advisory services provided to internal clients.


LLM or Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school in Mozambique and/or Europe required.


No certifications or licenses are required for this position.

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is approximately five percent (5%).


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

How to Apply:

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Categoria da Vaga: Petroleum / Oil / Gas. Tipo de Vaga: Full-Time.

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