AECOM Legal Assistant, Shanghai in Shanghai, China

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Legal Assistant, Shanghai

China - Shanghai Municipality


Job Summary

  • Perform full range of legal, compliance, and administrative support to the Legal Department

  • Administering AECOM’s state of the art ethics and compliance systems

  • Assisting to procure insurance certificates and renewal of insurance certificates in relation to various AECOM Sites

  • Assisting in corporate secretarial duties

  • Drafting, preparing and processing legal documents, forms, and reports


Minimum Requirements

  • Holder of a degree in any discipline with some legal training. Legal training background would be an advantage but not essential;

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in sizeable multinational corporations. Working as a paralegal, legal secretary or legal executive in a law firm or in an in-house legal team would be an advantage but not essential;

  • Relevant experience working in the construction and engineering industry would also be an advantage;

  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese;

  • Robust knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel;

  • Mature and pleasant, excellent attention to detail skills;

  • Embrace a fast-paced working environment and able to cope with changes and react immediately to instructions and ability to multi-task;

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a part of a team;

  • Well-organized, able to work independently with limited supervision and meet tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

Legal education or knowledge would be a plus.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Legal and Compliance

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country China

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190524BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.