Legal Counsel – Yellow Door Energy

Title Legal Counsel
Reporting General Counsel
Location Amman, Jordan
Job Type Unlimited
Start Date Immediately

Yellow Door Energy is looking for a Legal Counsel to join our team and support the company’s operations and growth. The ideal candidate will be excited about bringing clean energy solutions to businesses in Jordan. She/he will report jointly to the General Counsel based in Dubai and will work closely with all teams across the organization.
The Legal Counsel role main responsibilities are covered under four main functions:

  1. Contracts drafting and negotiation
  2. Risk identification and mitigation, research and external support as required
  3. Support to YDE teams
  4. Corporate matters management (licenses, databases…)


In the position of Legal Counsel, the employee’s day-to-day role will be supporting the Jordan office
on the following tasks:

  • Draft customer contracts on behalf of YDE Jordan, including but not imited to customer agreements, NDA’s, EPC contracts
  • Support other departments with negotiating contracts and issues that arise with projects in Jordan
  • Identify risks and propose alternative structures to mitigate risks involved in potential transactions
  • Coordinate with external counsel on contracts and legal matters that arise
  • Research legal issues and local laws that impact YDE Jordan
  • Provide Jordan business teams with general legal support on daily matters
  • Document and complete corporate filing requirements as needed, including corporate licenses
  • Assist with maintenance and updating of legal database

These responsibilities are subject to change depending on the needs of YDE. There may be a need
for travel to support country offices, within the scope of the role in YDE.


  • University Bachelor’s degree in Law and/or equivalent
  • A minimum of 4-5 years of experience with a mixed of private practice and in-house role in Jordan
  • Professional level of written and verbal fluency in both English and Arabic
  • Excellent drafting and analysis skills and keen eye for details
  • Strong collaborative team player attitude with the capacity to work independently
  • Ability to approach legal issues with a business mindset
  • Excellent at managing multiple priorities at the same time
  • Ability to negotiate, facilitate and support their point of view
  • International experience and/or working for a multinational entity preferred
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging projects, fun working
    environment with great colleagues
  • Have a passion for improving the environment and helping businesses grow in a sustainable
  • Work hard because we believe in what we’re doing
  • Believe in the power of positive energy, self-awareness, intellectual honesty & empathy
  • Enjoy growth phase businesses where we can have a strong impact on its direction

Please email your letter of motivation and updated CV to [email protected] by 07 May 2020 with the subject title “Legal Counsel – Jordan”.

We thank all candidates for their interest in Yellow Door Energy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.