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Legal Counsel – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Legal Counsel – Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Legal Counsel – GCC position will be responsible for all contractual reviews and legal demands from the GCC operations, with focus on the KIZAD Factory and the distributions in KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and UAE.

BRF SA is a Brazilian MNE. The scope of work comprises exclusively GCC markets. This business unit operates across a series of jurisdictions in the MENA region (KSA, QAT, KWT, OMA, UAE and cross border transactions).

Legal Counsel – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Purpose of the role:

Legal Counsel – GCC position will be responsible for all contractual reviews and legal demands from the GCC operations, with focus on the KIZAD Factory and the distributions in KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and UAE.

Key Responsabilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring compliance with the regulatory and legislative requirements of MENA operations
  • Ensures effective management of the processes of appeals against the operations in MENA . Advises on strategy, judgements, complaints about the company, maintenance of the register of subscribing institutions, provision of legal and contracting services and oversight of the corporate risk register
  • Managing the region through instructing and liaising with external legal advisers and advising internal colleagues on legal matters
  • Providing broader legal advice and guidance on different matters, such as, powers of attorney, employment law, commercial procedures and financial matters
  • Creating and reviewing standardized templates & processes for legal matters throughout the supply chain
  • Management of Litigation (engaging law firm, follow up, strategic decisions, support to business)

 Legal Counsel.  Desired experience/Skills:

  • LLB
  • LLM / MBA
  • + 3 Years In-house Legal Department or Law Firm
  • Fluent in English

Specific Knowledge:

  • Relevant professional experience, preferably in leading private and/or public organizations (FMCGs, multilateral development banks, law firms, European institutions, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of processes, procedures and policies of contract reviews in FMCG
  • Experience of working within a Legal Department.
  • Diplomacy and good interpersonal skills in dealing with stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Diplomatic, discrete and sense for integrity and confidentiality.
  • Argue convincingly and achieve a consensus among colleagues and third parties.
  • Team player, able to meet tight deadlines and to manage the workload.

Due to the large number of applications, only successful and shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Food & Beverages

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Legal

Legal Counsel – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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