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Country Legal Counsel


Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP616-04

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Role Summary
Reporting to the Country Director, with a dotted reporting line to Egypt and UAE General Counsel.

The Country Legal Counsel will be responsible for the legal & Compliance function at CEMEX UAE;
Plan, manage and participate in the provision of a full range of legal, corporate affairs and contractual services to ensure all legislative and regulatory requirements are satisfied, and that expert legal advice is provided to different departments

Essential Responsibilities
• Draft, review, and negotiate contracts to ensure that the company’s interest is protected.
• Provide legal support in day-to-day activities of different departments.
• Manage compliance programs and participate in related audits and trainings.
• Manage corporate affairs activities related to the Board of Directors and Shareholders meetings.
• Manage external counsel.
• Manage governmental affairs related to licenses and permits.


• Degree in Law.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in Arabic and English.
• 8 - 10 years of relevant experience in law firm or multinational company.
• Previous work experience in UAE is preferred but not necessary.

Desired Characteristics
• Exceptional organizational, analytical, communication and research skills.
• Team player.
• Business and results oriented.
• Demonstrates confidence.
• Responsive.

About the Company

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. Celebrating its 110th anniversary, CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.

In the United Arab Emirates, we are a leading supplier of ready-mix concrete, slag (GGBFS), and cement with more than 10 years of experience and relationship in supporting the expansion and growth of the UAE and the region.

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Legal Counsel salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 23,000

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