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Head of Legal

Quest Search & Selection

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP340-1929

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Quest is working with a premier FMCG company in the Middle East currently looking for a Head of Legal to join their team in Dubai. We are ideally looking for someone who has at least 5 years' experience in a similar role and capacity within the FMCG industry or a law firm.

As Head of Legal, you will:

- Advise and provide legal guidance to the Middle East markets general management on legal decisions and risks
- Represent the company in litigation management and labour disputes
- Keep updated with government legislations and industry developments (both local and international)
- Liaise with Legal, SRA, and HQ and provide legal counsel aligned with the company's business strategies and objectives
- Ensure that all legal initiatives are communicated to the ME markets and employees
- Manage and lead direct reports / legal team


- MBA preferred, with a Legal qualification in at least one jurisdiction of the Middle East
- Proficient in both English and Arabic (requirement)
- Strong experience in general management
- At least 5 years' experience in a similar role and capacity within the FMCG industry or a law firm

If you feel you have the right qualifications for this role, then please apply with an up-to-date CV today.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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