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    General Counsel – Dubai

    Manpower Middle East - Dubai, UAE

    Ref. JB1905608

    Job Description

    The company is a worldwide market leader in its field!

    The job holder is responsible for the effective and efficient management of Legal matters, provision of legal advisory services and ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks.


    •Review Contracts and provide comments and suggested revisions that protect the Company’s interests
    •Develop contracts and other legal documents for Company use
    •Review and be informed concerning the laws regarding labour relations, tax & excise regulation, import/export restrictions and tort of other countries where we conduct business
    •Review press releases to insure no proprietary information is divulged or made public
    •Participate and assist in Internal Audits when requested
    •Respond to areas of litigation in which the Company may become engaged.
    •Other duties as requested by the Chief Executive Officer


    To be successful for the role you must have/be:

    •University Degree in Legal
    •Active Member and Practiced Law in the courts of UAE
    •Total 10 years’ experience, some of it should be in-house ideally in a large construction company, with a proven track record in contract negotiation and drafting;
    •Proven track record of adding value to an organisation through the development of comprehensive contract documents that mitigate risk and penalties.
    •Strong leadership and managerial skills;
    •Excellent relationship management and communication skills necessary for interaction with Governmental Institutions, the Judicial system and negotiating parties;
    •Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with, laws dealing with government and/or commercial contract administration, particularly contract negotiation, preparation and administration;
    •Proven ability to delicately solve sensitive matters

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Company Industry:
    Construction/Civil Engineering; Construction
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
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    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
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    About This Company

    ManpowerGroup was first established in Wisconsin in 1948 and has grown to become a world leader in the employment services industry; creating and delivering services that enable its clients to win in the changing world of work. Manpower has 4,500 offices worldwide in 80 countries and territories and put over a million people into work every day. We offer clients a range of services for the entire employment and business cycle including permanent, temporary and contract recruitment; employee assessment and selection; training; outplacement; outsourcing and consulting.