Legal Manager - Saudi National
Multinational Consumer/FMCG corporation with a local manufacturing presence
Role to Head up the Legal function in KSA
About Our Client
A household brand with a large presence in the region as well as globally - this consumer business has the largest market share in KSA than any other country in the Middle East.
This is a strategic role in a complex and fast evolving legal and regulatory environment where sound judgement and leadership is required
Assist and advise senior management on strategic projects
Handle day-to-day operational management of the legal function, contract management, external counsel management, intellectual property and patents
Lead, or instruct and direct outside counsel with management of litigation matters
Ensure compliance with corporate secretariat matters
Assist HR in ensuring compliance with Labour law requirements
The Successful Applicant
Candidates who apply must meet all of the following criteria
- Saudi Nationality with practising license
- Fully bilingual Arabic/English
- 5-10 years experience in in-house legal department of multinational company or international law firm (with local partnership)
- Experience working in a highly regulated environment/industry such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, cosmetics, oil & gas etc.
What's on Offer
Gain worldwide exposure and form part of a global legal team of over 600 lawyers. Participate in expert conferences, share experiences, gain international insights.
Work within a highly successful market for a brand that is well known, award winning for both performance and employee care
Family benefits offered - annual bonus, schooling, annual increases etc