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Legal Director - Multinational Organisation

Michael Page

UAE

Ref: HP350-4587

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

This hire will head up the legal function for the whole of the GCC and will be the point of contact for all legal queries. It is a senior level position reporting into the General Manager, so requires a candidate who is ready to step up into such a position

Client Details

Well recognised brand in the FMCG / consumer goods sector. The company has a strong presence across the whole GCC and is in growth mode.

They are known to have a more stable and collegiate working culture than their direct competitors so their retention is impressive.

Description

* Draft and negotiate all forms of contracts - distribution agreements, supplier agreements, licensing, branding, etc
* Manage the compliance function for the company
* Advise the company on potential risks and avoidance of disputes
* Effectively manage external counsel and the budget available for such resource

Job Offer

This is an exciting opportunity for a Legal Manager to step up into a Legal Director role covering the whole of the GCC. It is an excellent name to have on your CV and there is a market leading salary on offer. Finally, the company culture is known to be excellent as it is a very welcoming environment.

Requirements

To be considered you MUST have:

* Experience of working for a multinational, ideally in a similar sector
* Minimum of 7 years legal experience
* Full fluency 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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