Vacancy Notice – Senior Legal Counsel



Solomon Islands Electricity Authority trading as Solomon Power invites applications from qualified individuals for Senior Legal Counsel. The Senior Legal Counsel will provide expert commercially focused, legal advice to the Company and its senior managers on major agreements, strategic regulatory issues and other significant issues which form basis of Solomon Power’s operation and performance.

The role reports to Manager Legal and Contract Services, Solomon Power. It is a full-time role and the incumbent will:

  • Provide accurate and updated advice to ensure SIEA meets its legal and contractual obligations
  • Contract Management ensured
  • Leadership and Management
  • Advice, Support and Training ensured
  • A healthy, safe and OHS compliant workplace is ensured
  • Environmental Management is supported and promoted
  • Organizational values promoted and demonstrated at all times

Qualification: Degree in Law


  • Appropriate legal tertiary qualifications (e.g, contract law, corporate law)
  • Significant practical legal experience in a commercial discipline
  • Ability to represent Solomon Power in civil litigation including appearing as counsel in court proceedings.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of high level, commercially focused, legal advice on key business issues
  • Proven experience in the creation and management of high value contracts
  • Proven interpersonal skills and excellent business acumen skills
  • Experience in negotiating and finalizing contracts for design and construct contracts
  • Knowledge of and total commitment to ethical tendering practices
  • Ability to work both autonomously, and as a member of a variety of teams
  • Ability to understand stakeholder needs and translate them into documents and action plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of information technology; experience with contemporary management information systems

How to Apply:

To apply for the Senior Legal Counsel:

Go to and click on the Link to apply Online.

Complete all parts of the Application form online. Upload a Cover letter, upload your CV and must include names and contact details for two (2) referees. Attach Certified Transcripts, Qualification Certificates and other relevant documents.

Addressed Application to:

Chief Executive Officer
Solomon Islands Electricity Authority
P.O. Box 6

Applications to be received by 4.00pm, Solomon Islands time, Friday 13th November 2020.

Details of “Role Statement” (RS) for the role can be downloaded from the above link and also from Solomon Power’s Corporate Services Division via Recruitment email address: