VP & Assistant General Counsel

ENGIE North America Inc.

What You Can Expect

As the Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, you will be responsible for navigating legal complexities, ensuring compliance, and mitigating risks within the renewables sector. Additionally, you will act as the Deputy Ethics Officer, overseeing and addressing ethics matters to uphold the highest standards of conduct and integrity within the organization. You will report to the Chief Legal and Ethics Officer for ENGIE North America and can work from Houston, Texas or Westminster, Colorado (other locations may be considered). Each day, you will lead a team of legal professionals, you will provide guidance, support, and strategic direction to ensure alignment with business objectives and legal requirements.

What You’ll Bring

You must hold a Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school You must be licensed to practice law in at least one state in the United States (preferably Texas, California, Colorado or New York) A minimum of ten (15) years of combined legal experience in the United States with a law firm or major corporate legal department; practice with a top-tier firm and combination of outside counsel and prior in-house experience is beneficial to the success of this role Expertise around the energy industry with a company focusing on renewable energy or energy efficiency is beneficial to the success of the role Management of outside counsel for legal matters related to Renewables Global Business Unit in the US and Canada Ability to analyze complex business situations, taking into account business drivers, to develop risk mitigation recommendations in a commercially minded manner Able to clearly explain risks, advise on both commercial and associated legal consequences and exercise sound judgement on difficult issues

Additional Details

This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy, remote work may be considred Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies


Salary Range: $232,900 – $341,500 USD annually

This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.

Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location

At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match. But that’s not all – we’re dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more .


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.com. This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

This role is eligible for sponsorship.

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.

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