Legal Affairs Manager

Posted Date 6 months ago
Location United Arab Emirates
Discipline Legal
Job Reference 31878
Salary 0.0

Our client is looking for a Legal Affairs Manager to be based in Dubai, UAE.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contract review and validations – Customers, Vendors, Distributors, etc.
  • Corporate governance – maintaining all the secretariat duties for our companies.
  • Bank Legal support – e.g., corporate guarantees
  • Legal document maintenance – Licenses (e.g., Industrial Licenses)
  • Project work – e.g., Arab League qualification for exemption on import duties with the trading area
  • Legal entities restructuring
  • Develop and implement an effective legal compliance program.
  • Draft, modify and implement company policies, Supplier Contracts, Sales Agreements and
  • Distribution agreements.
  • Evaluate business activities (e.g., investments) to assess compliance risk.
  • Revise procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible Legal compliance risks.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the company as well as evolving best practices in compliance control.
  • Prepare reports for senior management. Proactively audit legal documents, processes, and to identify loopholes and suggest improvements.
  • Collaborate with external auditors and support HR when needed.
  • Set plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation.
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices, when required.
  • Address employee concerns or questions on legal compliance.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from a recognized university.
  • Qualified lawyer
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
  • An analytical mind able to “see” the complexities of procedures and regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic will be highly desirable
  • Integrity and Professional Ethics
  • Proven experience as Legal compliance manager
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping.
  • A business acumen partnered with a dedication to legality.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Corporate Company