Arabic Legal Department Manager – Family Owned Business

BAC Middle East
Doha, Qatar

Ref: MP450-102
BAC Middle East

The Role


The Role


Up to QR25,000 full package plus 2/3 bedroom apartment

For a diversified family-owned group in business activities which include automobile dealerships, oil & gas, real estate, metal fabrications, industrial products, construction, furniture, interiors, IT, travel, foreign exchange, production, real estate & auto rental.
As Legal Department Manager, reporting to the Group Directors and Owners, you will be responsible for the following areas:
• Manage & lead the legal affairs as per standards.
• Review & finalize the Group’s legal terms of contracts & provide feedback.
• Draft, amend & produce documents, letters, reports & forms as required to meet the needs of the Group companies & associates.
• Manage legal & regulatory matters & liaise with relevant authorities, draft / review contracts / agreements, documents.
• Manage the affairs of the group related to ministries, regulatory authorities & associations.
• Meet / engage in executive management discussions & provide legal expertise.
• Provide independent legal advice on matters with potentially significant financial / legal exposure.
• Manage litigation & external counsel.
• Manage the department’s team & administration.
• Proper follow up with concerned authorities / companies on pending issues.

Requirements


Requirements


In order to qualify for this role, you must be an Arabic speaker with GCC related experience. You must hold a degree / masters in Law as well as the following:
• Minimum 10 years experience at a corporate legal environment which includes at least 5 years as Manager in a business group engaged in dealerships, commercial business, oil & gas, industrial, real estate, metal works & production activities.
• Good knowledge of commercial, financial, business & employment laws.
• Experienced at corporate partnership agreements, joint ventures, in connection with Qatari & internationally practiced laws.
• Ability to assess business functions to foresee potential legal complications & advise options.
• Excellent leadership, management & multi-tasking ability.
• Spontaneity in decision making.
• Strong administrative, organizational, interpersonal & analytical skills.
• Bilingual abilities in Arabic & English, written & spoken.
• Clear, concise communication & negotiation skills.
• Computer literate.
• The ability to handle delicate matters with senior executives with tact.
• Past experience in GCC is a must.

As this will be working within a family-run business environment, candidates with experience working in a managerial legal role within a family business are at a distinct advantage.

About the Company


About the Company


BAC Middle East - the longest established professional recruitment consultancy in the UAE. Established in 1979, we have been at the forefront of the region's recruitment industry for 30 years and were the first firm of our type in the world to achieve ISO9001 certification: a reflection of our constant emphasis on quality and customer satisfaction.

With our well-developed infrastructure and staff strength, we are able to assist you with recruitment needs ranging from junior professionals through to middle and senior management, whatever your industry sector.

BAC's proven regional experience and resources can help ensure that you recruit the best available candidates and enjoy the many advantages of a managed recruitment process.
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