Assessor Jurídico

Country/Region:  BR
Field:  Business Development, Tendering, Marketing & Commu

São Paulo, BR, CEP 01311-

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  02-05 years
Job number: 

SYSTRA is one of the world's leading engineering and consultancy groups specialising in public transport and sustainable mobility. With over 8,250 employees, SYSTRA's mission is to design safe and sustainable transport solutions to bring people together, develop social inclusion and facilitate access to employment, education and leisure throughout the world.


For 65 years, the Group has been working alongside cities and regions to contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their infrastructure and transport systems, throughout the life cycle of their projects. SYSTRA is involved from the earliest stages of design through to the testing, deployment and maintenance phases. The company provides all its services in over 80 countries worldwide and generates 74% of its turnover internationally. With its new services, SYSTRA supports its clients and partners in their digital, ecological and energy transition, in order to invent the mobility of tomorrow.


In  this position, the professional will assist in providing commercial and legal counselling related to matters for SYSTRA in Brazil mainly but also in countries in which Systra Brazil has contracts.

The Legal in-House Counsel will report to the Regional Head of Legal in Brazil and Hispanic America.

He/she will be based in São Paulo.

She/he shall ensure that both legal support and policy are consistently and effectively deployed across the business, that contractual risks are under control and that SYSTRA’s operating needs are met.  

Main duties

  • Provide legal advice and analysis on the full range of issues (mainly contractual and litigation) arising in in Brazil and in countries in which it has contracts (Colombia, El Salvador México, etc).  
  • Draft, evaluate and advise on a variety of contracts and agreements with respect to SYSTRA’s projects in in the beforementioned countries.
  • Support in contractual negotiations with the client so that business requirements are met.
  • Maintain records for correspondence and documentation in relation to established Contracts and those in progress.
  • Work closely with the contract management team for the zone covered to secure the close-out, extension or renewal to serve the best interests of SYSTRA.
  • Offer support and guidance to other members of the legal department.
  • Engage with management to meet goals and ensure adherence to important corporate and regulatory policies through training.
  • Liaise with local insurance brokers for projects and tenders.
  • Draft legal notices and lead the support towards management of dispute cases.
  • Prepare, ensure respect of and apply Systra’s governance (including board of directors and shareholder meetings, company secretarial)/compliance rules, as per the Systra’s Group applicable rules.


Bachelor degree in Law

Language Skills

Portuguese (written and spoken)

English (written and spoken)

Spanish (written and spoken)

Career Background

Proven experience of negotiating and drafting contracts and

transaction documents.

- Previous experience in procurement law (at least, Brazilian procurement law).

- Experience of minimum 3-5 years in Brazil

- Previous experience in either construction, transport or

engineering sectors is favoured.

- Previous experience in corporate and civil law is favoured (to conduct corporate tasks before the Brazilian competent authorities, if needed)

Soft Skiils

- Ability to negotiate.

- Team player with strong commitment to actively work in alignment with other team members (Not only legal, but also operational and other supporting teams).

- Capacity to build and maintain strong links with the operational Level.

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work to deadlines and under pressure.

- Able to demonstrate strong analytical skills and excellent Judgment.

- Excellent communications skills with the ability to influence positively internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

- Resilient and positive through change.

- Organized and have excellent attention to detail.

Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.