A leading group holding company in Abu Dhabi requires a Legal Manager for their integrated business of manufacturing, selling and distributing dairy products, fruit juices, drinking water and plastic packing materials. Successful incumbents will champion the legal affairs reporting to the group legal counsel. Candidates holding bachelor's/master's in Law are welcome with excellent written/spoken skills in Arabic & English. UAE Nationals are preferred. Responsibilities
Qualified Legal Manager with proven experience in corporate laws and procedures to oversee the legal aspects of “F&B” business, who will safeguard the reputation with proactive legal strategies and thereby guaranteeing that the company strictly.
Will follows legal guidelines and provide legal advice to management about all relevant issues and will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimize probability of exposure.
Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnership laws, international ventures laws, corporate & company laws, finance laws etc.)
Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues
Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation