Senior Legal Manager

Gulf Connexions
UAE

Ref: GP692-1191
Gulf Connexions

The Role


The Role


My client, a large well established Insurance company is seeking a Senior Legal Manager to join their dynamic legal team based in the UAE. Reporting to the Chief Legal officer the successful candidate has to develop and implement legal strategy, policies and procedures as well as controls covering all areas of legal activity so that all relevant legislative requirements are fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost effective service to internal bank departments and management.

Responsibilities:
• Highlight risks and ensure compliance with all applicable statures, rules and regulations in order to minimize liability.
• Identify areas of unsatisfactory performance and capitalize upon potential performance improvement opportunities.
• Provide advice on all legal matters to the company’s management and board of directors to protect the company’s interest.
• Direct the preparation of the legal section’s budget and monitor financial performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of anticipated costs/revenue.

Requirements


Requirements


• Bachelor’s degree in law with a sound knowledge of various laws.
• Must have 15 years of legal exposure with at least 10 years of experience as a legal counsel with excellent regulatory experience ideally in an insurance company in the GCC.
• Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic.
• Good computer skills.

Candidates who qualify for this position may apply online. Please upload your CV in MS Word Document format.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Company


About the Company


Gulf Connexions Group is the region’s leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region's leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.
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