du UAE Careers – Director Legal Counsel.8

Job Description:

We are looking for a senior technology sourcing lawyer with experience of working in the ICT sector (ideally in telecommunications or a similar hi-tech industry) handling large and complex sourcing contracts. The role holder will be the primary lawyer responsible for managing the Legal Department’s relationship with the Sourcing function, and will provide hands-on legal support for all end to end transactions, bids and projects relating to technology sourcing and procurement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Outsourcing/Managed Services Agreements
  • An interest in and exposure to working with Legaltech tools and systems (desirable, but not essential)
  • IT Agreements (hardware, software and related services)
  • Agreements relating to the procurement of ‘Industrial Revolution 4.0’ technologies (eg cloud, IoT, AI, block chain etc). Ideally this should also include exposure to emerging contracting models such as ‘aaS’, PPP or other partnership models
  • 7-10 years post-qualification experience as a lawyer in a recognized jurisdiction, ideally gained in both a top commercial law firm and an in-house environment broad and deep experience of drafting, reviewing and negotiating high value:
  • Exposure to or already working in a GCC/MENA country (desirable, but not essential)
  • Good understanding of intellectual property issues arising outside the technology contracts context (eg trade mark registration etc) (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of procurement contracts relating to fixed telecommunications networks/services (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience advising on the interpretation of technology procurement contracts during in-life implementation, including advising on the resolution of potential disputes
  • Technology and ICT Procurement Agreements (network infrastructure and related services etc)

Job Requirements:

  • Be accustomed to project managing legal issues and transactions, including when working as part of cross-functional teams
  • Have strong written and verbal communications skills (including legal drafting skills)
  • Be fluent in English (Arabic is desirable but not essential)
  • Have a results driven and outcomes focused approach, and be capable of producing high quality output on time and with minimal supervision
  • Combine strong negotiation skills with a commercial, pragmatic, solutions-focused approach
  • Be accustomed to working with legal document management systems.
  • Be well organized, efficient, and able to effectively manage time and prioritize the requirements of multiple internal stakeholders
  • Be team oriented, co-operative, and have a strong customer focus

Job Details:

Company: du

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Legal

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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