Commercial & Legal Manager - Middle East

Job Title: Commercial & Legal Manager - Middle East
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 337
Contact Name: Internal Admin
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Job Published: March 26, 2019 11:18

Job Description

Commercial & Legal Manager
Middle East

NES Global Talent’ Commercial & Legal team require an experienced Commercial and Legal Manager to provide regional and corporate legal advice and support to the Middle East. This is a permanent role reporting directly into the Commercial & Legal Director and will be based from our office in Dubai.

Key skills and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide professional advice and guidance to colleagues at all levels of seniority, building a reputation as a reliable source of commercial and legal support.
  • Assess risk across the areas of the business relating to the Middle East and make informed decisions within the permitted risk parameters.
  • Maintain integrity of commercial risk mitigation and ensure internal compliance with NES’s Schedule of Management Authority (SOMA).
  • Negotiate contract terms and conditions with external clients.
  • Advise on contract interpretation and commercial risk to internal clients.
Essential Criteria:
  • Excellent knowledge of employment law
  • Experience within an In-House, Corporate environment.
  • Able to present arguments in a coherent, logical and authoritative manner such that the stakeholder feels confident in accepting the advice or recommendation even when it goes against their preferred outcome, to enable the business to make a balanced informed decision.
  • Combines commercial & legal expertise with professional integrity to bring value to the organization, stakeholders and peers.
Qualifications and Experience

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and PQE 0-3 years;
  • More than 10 years’ equivalent combination of education, relevant training and experience

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