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  • Job reference: RMS0174708

Legal Advisor

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Riyadh
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/01/2017
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (31/01/17)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Strategic:
1. Assists in cascading the GEA’s objectives and KPIs to a departmental level to ensure the alignment of the department’s strategy and policies with the GEA’s strategy.
2. Prepares periodic reports on the department’s activities and achievements.
3. Prepares and manage annual budget for the department in collaboration with relevant departments.
Technical:
4. Leads, advises and protects GEA legal affairs by ensuring adherence to legal practices and procedures in the day-to-day activities through reviewing and monitoring contracts, personnel and legal issues.
5. Reviews and ensures that all the GEA’s legal contracts with vendors and investors are in compliance with legal requirements and regulations.
6. Facilitates issue resolutions for contractual challenges with contractors and investors.
Administrative:
7. Meets periodically with subordinates to provide guidance and follow up the progress of work, review operational plans, discuss areas of improvements and take appropriate actions.
8. Continuously evaluates the performance of the department’s employees, follows up on their career progression plans, and discusses training and development options to elevate their performance.
9. Oversees the daily operations of the department.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Law, or equivalent, MBA or Master’s degree in Law or relevant field is preferred.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
9-12 year of relevant experience, of which 3 years in leading a law function. 
Extensive knowledge in the Saudi laws and regulations. 
Good knowledge of international law 
Strong interpersonal skills such as leadership, communication, persuasion, motivation, and loyalty. 
Proficiency in both English and Arabic Language.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, Contact Tabrez Kazi at Fircroft on + 966 1228 1159

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