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Legal Department Manager - Saudi / Bahraini National

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6000

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As Legal Deprtment Manager you will develop the strategy and related policies for legal affairs in the client organization and supervise its implementation, and provide legal advice to the Corporation's departments.

Client Details

Government entity based in Khobar


· Develops and leads the legal affairs strategy and plans and oversees the development of general rules of operation, policies, procedures, terms and conditions of legal affairs operations and follow-up Implementation, development and updating.
· Implementing legal affairs strategies and annual performance indicators, and ensuring their compatibility with the organization's strategic objectives.
· Serves as the strategic business leader for the Legal Department advising management on the effects of the strategic change on the organization and its employees.
· Interpreting the rules, regulations, and decisions that affect the functioning of the institution and providing advice regarding them to the Board of Directors, CEO, various committees and the departments of the institution.
· Managing the legal affairs of the institution, including the legal work related to the structure of the institution, governance and in the event of issuing licenses and other related matters, and providing advice thereon.

Job Offer

· Competitive tax free salary
· Opportunity to join well respected Government entity


· Bachelor's degree in commercial law or any specialization supported by experience.
· Certificate in contract management, if any
· At least 10 years of experience in auditing for a bachelor's holders and 8 years for a master's degree holders.
· At least 5 years' management experience leading legal advisory positions in a large organization with a focus on contract management
· Proficiency in writing and speaking in both Arabic and English

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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Department Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

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