Senior Legal Manager

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: HP350-6407

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the Senior Manager, you will provide strategic legal advice to the Development Project on all aspects of Construction Law.

Client Details

One of the leading Development Projects in Saudi Arabia.

Description

* Draft, review, and negotiate back-end and front-end construction contracts and related documents.
* Provide legal counsel to the CEO, the Board and internal stakeholders.
* Coordinate with builders, architects, contractors, subcontractors and engineers to ensure all documents created are in-line with company policy and local regulation.
* Ensure all stages of due diligence are completed thoroughly.
* Mitigate the Development Project's legal and reputational risks locally and globally.
* Liaise with local authorities to process planning approvals and permissions.
* Manage internal legal function and mentor the wider legal team.

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary and incentive structure.
* Opportunity to contribute directly to a leading project in the region. .
* Dynamic, exciting environment with a focus on expansion.

Requirements

* 8+ years of experience in an in-house role or in private practice
* Common Law Qualified
* Currently working as a Legal Counsel at a property developer or construction firm.
* Must have pure construction law experience.
* Excellent communication, stakeholder management and leadership skills.
* Arabic Speaker will be a plus.

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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