Position: Legal & Compliance Advisor
Reporting Line: Executive Managing Director
Department: Management

A new opportunity is available to work for one of the largest utility company in Middle East

About the position

  • Legal and Compliance Advisor: responsibility is for all matters pertaining to the following scope:
  • Monitor compliance with project documents
  • Ensure the compliance of all departments with the objectives of the organization and procedures.
  • Recommend amendments to policy and procedures.
  • Review and Advise on contracts.
  • Monitor and advise on change in law.
  • Carry out role as bored secretary communicate with board of directors.

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following attributes:

Compliance

  • Enhance the compliance governance framework, monitoring and reporting system.
  • Develop an Internal audit and governance procedure (Scope can be changed based on requirement).
  • Conduct internal audits to guarantee compliance.

Legal & board secretary

  • Review and recommend updates for internal policies
  • Maintain and develop register for regulatory and statutory requirements.
  • Identify gaps in the organization wide policies and propose new policies to be incorporated
  • Moderate board meetings and ensure the directives and the strategy of the board is implemented across the organization.
  • Update change in law tracker and provide report for each quarter by end of each quarter

Support

  • Support all departments with legal needs and requirements
  • Prepare legal documentation as needed
  • Monitor and supervise external communications

Communication
Effective & interactive interface with all departments and stakeholders is necessary for success.

Other qualifications:

  • University Degree in Law, or related field
  • Minimum Experience
  • 3-10 years’ experience.
  • Job Specific Skills (key functional, leadership, or business skills required)
  • Leadership skills,
  • Good interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Analytical thinking /Problem solving/Decision making
  • Relationship building
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Negotiation skills