Head of Legal – Saudi National – Michael Page International (UAE) Limited – Saudi Arabia

A major government start-up in Riyadh is seeking a Head of Legal to manage and expand the Legal department. This role will take major focus in developing processes, contracts, and relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Client Details

Semi governmental entity, current focus on telecoms, property/real estate and management


Contribute to the development of the Legal Department strategy and participate in its implementation by performing and delegating legal and related activities;
Approve sectional policies, procedures, systems and frameworks as developed by subordinate sections, to ensure efficient and streamlined operations across the Legal Department. Provide technical input for enhancement;
Manage the Legal Department budget by allocating financial resources and operating within specified limits and guidelines;
Act as the legal adviser for all organisational units and support the business objectives directly through expert advice and leadership of all legal activities;
Oversee and manage all legal issues relating to the Government and/or other operators and landlords;
Plan, establish and maintain relationships with external entities (partners, stakeholders, regulators and other relevant governmental institutions) to ensure an effective legal environment for the business;
Provide guidance over the operational activity of the department;
Perform other duties as requested.


Candidates who apply must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Qualified Lawyer / LLB / LLM with over 8 years experience
  • Saudi National is a must
  • Recent experience in Real Estate/Property and drafting of related agreements with landlords and government entities
  • Telecommunications/Media/Technology/Security/Facilities industry experience is advantageous
  • Job Offer

    Become a part of a major government supported outfit with a high priority legal focus. Come in at the start and put your best practices in place to contribute to the success of the organisation

    Job Details

    Posted Date: 2019-02-25
    Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Job Role: Legal
    Company Industry: Government Sector
    Monthly Salary: US $1,500

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level: Management

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