Head of Legal - Saudi

Recruiter
Fford & Stone
Location
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Salary
Competitive package including bonus & benefits
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Apr 2018
Ref
FS0722
Job Title
Head of Department
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a global organisation with $multi-billion annual sales. With operations in over 50 countries they employ 80,000 staff and continue to build their market share year on year.

They are now seeking to make a new appointment to their Saudi office in the form of a talented Saudi lawyer to head their operation in-country and the wider region. 

The role will focus largely on commercial legal affairs. The role-holder will also handle compliance issues, dispute resolution, employment and corporate affairs, together with managing external counsel. 

It is essential applicants have been trained with a recognized international law firm and have also gained experience working in an international business environment - ideally in-house with a multi-national company. 

For consideration, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

 

  • Saudi qualified lawyer (Masters or higher)
  • 5+ PQE
  • International law firm and business experience 
  • Business fluent English and Arabic - must be used to operating within an international environment 
  • Proven negotiator and contracts experience 
  • Client-facing experience 
  • Adept at building business relationships 

 

If your profile matches the above and you are ready to further your career with this major, multi-national business, please forward your CV for review. 

 

 

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