Legal Affairs Manager

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Employment: Full Time

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


We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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