Risk and Quality Manager

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP639-2266

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Risk and Quality - Middle East Employment Counsel - Manager

Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

Industry/Sector
Not Applicable

Specialism
IFS - Risk & Quality (R&Q)

Management Level
Manager

Job Description & Summary
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) of the PwC Middle East network advises partners and staff on legal matters arising in the internal and external business of PwC. The team provides legal support to the business throughout the Middle East region.

We are looking to hire an in-house lawyer to handle a range of employment matters, including advising on employment laws and regulations in the Middle East region, drafting and reviewing employment contracts and letters, assisting the Human Capital department and Business Units in relation to employment queries, advising on ad-hoc matters relating to staff's employment, and generally advising on any labour issues affecting the firm in the region. The applicant will be involved in assessing the legal risks of taking certain decisions in relation to employees of the firm. The lawyer will also be asked to assist in other general matters handled by OGC, including internal workplace investigations, regulatory and litigation matters, and corporate work. Of equal importance are excellent communication skills, the ability to build relationships and the capability to determine strategy and influence negotiations in an innovative business environment.

Requirements

This is a demanding role and the likely candidate will have at least 6-8 years' experience of employment law in the Middle East, with knowledge of general corporate law and an ability to work in the region and travel when necessary. Experience at a law firm, with a regulator, or in-house in the GCC is preferable. The role is based in Dubai.

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we’ve set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We’re a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We’re striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we’re proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone’s uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you’re looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you’re a future PwCer.