Senior Legal Counsel, Hydro Rein

Søknadsfrist: 1. oktober

We are Hydro Rein, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to help industries tackle climate change and reach net-zero.

The company is fully owned by Hydro, and our business model is based on agility and the ability to leverage Hydro’s 100+ years of renewable energy and industrial development.

We are currently developing a diversified portfolio of wind, solar and hydropower projects in Europe and Brazil.

Our team has the expertise to develop projects, services and solutions that make a difference for our clients and the societies they are part of.

1. oktober


Jobbtype: Senior Legal Counsel

Type stilling: Fast


We are now looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to strengthen our existing team of six lawyers.

We offer

  • An opportunity to join an international team in a fast-fast growing renewable company.
  • An international and dynamic work environment in an ambitious “start-up” setting with the necessary support and financial back-up to succeed.
  • Opportunity to shape the role and grow your career through professional and personal development.
  • Be a part of a business for the future and join us on an exciting journey!

Your responsibilities will include to:

  • lead legal workstreams related to international renewable investments, projects and financing, and coordinate related internal decision processes;
  • deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas;
  • contribute to creating value for our business; and
  • ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and company policies.

Key tasks will be to:

  • draft and negotiate agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights;
  • provide expert and strategic legal advice to our management and decision markers;
  • manage and coordinate external legal advisors and relations to investment partners; and
  • limited international travel.

    Who are you?

    We believe you are at your best when you work with people in a collaborative setting, which is very much the case in Hydro Rein.

You are triggered by delivering results and meeting customer expectations, setting high standards while achieving set goals.

As we are a growing company in a developing industry, we also think that you adapt and respond well to change, being open to new ideas and showing sensitivity to different cultures.


  • Minimum 6 years, preferably more, of relevant international M&A/transaction experience, from recognized Norwegian or international law firm and/or relevant corporates.
  • Experience from legal work related to renewable investments and projects (e.g. M&A, project development, project finance, regulatory).
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written. Additional Norwegian or Portuguese language skills preferrable.
  • Uncompromising integrity.
  • Value-driven, with entrepreneurial spirit and "can do" attitude.

Additional information

This role will report to the Lead Legal Counsel of Hydro Rein. The location is either in Oslo, Norway or The Hague, Netherlands.

Do you not meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all qualification criteria. At Rein we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification requirement, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please enclose a cover letter and copies of relevant academic transcripts, diplomas, certificates etc. Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail. As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background checks.

Apply before: Sunday 10/01/2023 at midnight, CET

If you have any questions, please contact:

Hiring manager
Stephan Michael Guderian
Phone: +31 615201395

Astrid Skogen
Phone: (Norway +47) 98006451

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