Job Description

Ghobash Trading and Investment Company

Chief Legal Officer

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Job id: 251062

18 Nov 2018

Job Location

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Experience

10 to 15 years

Qualification Level

Graduate; Post Graduate

Job Function

Lawyers / Legal Advisors
Top Management

Skillset

knowledge of the applicable legislation governing the educational sector in the UAE

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

Chief Legal Officer

Job Location : UAE

Major Responsibilities :

• Developing and leading the legal strategy to promote and protect the University’s benefits.
• Developing and leading internal audit and corporate compliance programs.
• Overseeing the delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish the goals, strategies and priorities of the university.
• Maintaining proper interactions with the relevant local, state and federal governmental bodies, and legislatures.
• Advising the chancellor, vice chancellor and other senior management on a variety of issues
• Participating in the formulation of general management policy as a member of the Executive Management team.
• Managing a team of Counsels and other members of the Legal departments.
• Providing proactive legal assistance and advice on various legal issues like contracts, dispute resolution, government funding agreements, regulatory, employment, and governance.
• Working with other members on projects such as fundraising, policies and procedures, taxes, etc.

Qualifications & Desired Skills :

• Qualified Corporate Lawyer with at least 10 years of post-qualified UAE experience.
• Extensive knowledge of the applicable legislation governing the educational sector in the UAE.
• Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
• Strong personality and drive.
• Self-driven and resourceful.
• Sound interpersonal and communication skills.
• Excellent command of both English and Arabic languages- written and spoken.
• Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Interested candidate can send their CV.

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