Legal & Compliance Manager (5 years experience required) A Private Company / Dubai - YurtdışıYurtdışı 17-01-2017 08:02:41

Job Description

This role is reporting directly to the General Counsel, Middle East & Turkey and is reponsible for providing operational and strategic legal support for all of company's activities in the Middle East and Turkey. The legal and compliance Manager is resident in Dubai and provides general commercial, corporate governance and compliance advice to the regional businesses and manages outside counsel. The position will also work in collaboration with the wider legal and functional team members.
- Advise on critical strategic matters, such as the risks and opportuntiies posed by potential transactions
- Effectively negotiate, review and draft a broad range of commercial agreements, including supply and sales agreements and joint venutres
- Successfully drive a culture of compliance, including leadership in trianing and investigations
- Effectively coordinate dispute resolution in the region
- Lead key initatives to make the law & contracts function more efficient and cost effective
- Enfure proper corporate governance and licensing of the companies entities in the region
- Identify and manage oustide counsel for specific matters as approriate
- Actively support businesses in region and act as a true business partner


Qualifications & Experience
- Law degree and appropriate certifications and admissions
- At least 5 years of experience with major law firm and/or corporation with significant responsibilities in the Middle East
- Strong intellectual capacity, good judgment and insticts and ability to lead different projects simultaneously
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, able to develop, motivate and influence others
- A credible and customer focused business partner
- A passion to succeed in a fast paced, global, sophisticated transactional practice
- Unquestioned integrity and high personal standards of excellence
- A proactive and continuous improvement mindset