Geographical coverage: Middle East, Africa, Asia
Manage and be responsible for legal and compliance issues concerning the Company’s operations in the territory covered.
Reports functionally to: Director - Legal Affairs (Solid line)
Reports operationally to: CEO (Dotted line)
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Work closely with country management teams and line managers at various levels to achieve Company and Legal Department objectives.
1. General Legal Advice. Provide legal advice and review to the country operations in aspects of the business including, but not limited to:
•Acquisitions and divestitures;
•Liability claims; and
2.Compliance. Develops and monitors legal compliance by entities in the territory with the companies policies and procedures, as well as the laws and regulations of our operating environment. Manage legal risk and legal compliance programs;
3.External Counsel. Manage and optimize use of external counsel. This includes, but is not limited to:
•Providing instructions to counsel on conduct of litigious matters on behalf of the Company;
•Providing reports on status of proceedings and expenditure.
4.Process Improvement. Lead the continuous improvement of legal processes and functions
5.Audits and Investigations. Participate and/or lead audits and investigations as the need arises.
The Legal Department comprises a small select group of strong and high-quality attorneys. We play dual roles, serving both as a robust business partner to our operations, as well as an eagle-eyed enforcer of good corporate governance, compliance and ethical business conduct. We expect our attorneys to add value in every situation and to model proactive commitment to a prudent and ethical culture across the organization. A good indicator of an attorney’s success will be the extent he or she establishes himself/herself as the “go-to” person in the organization.
Organized, detailed and task-oriented
Excellent communicator across all levels
Strong sense of ethics
Responsible, reliable and trustworthy
Excellent leadership and influencing skills
Excellent problem solving and planning skills
- Language Skills:
Ability to speak, read and write Arabic with fluency (essential)
Strong command of English and good writing skills (essential)
Faculty of Law
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