Assist and advise the Chief Legal Officer in relation to delivering the objectives and responsibilities of the Legal Department
Draft, review and negotiate complex, commercial technology agreements, as well as software licenses, software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), professional services, statements of work, service and maintenance schedules, NDAs, data protection agreements and related project documentation
Develop, maintain and update relevant regulatory policies, processes and procedures. Ensure and enforce compliance with all aspects of these policies, processes and procedures
Ensure regulatory obligations such as regulatory filings and reporting, both standard and ad hoc are made in a correct and timely fashion
Oversee the planning and preparation of regulatory reviews and audits (both internal and external) reviewing and approving documentation gathered to respond to compliance and regulatory inquiries
Provide legal advice to members of the Business Units related to complex, global commercial agreements
Assist with compliance and risk management initiatives and dispute resolution, including software audit and planned quality certification
Assist with the drafting and updating of various forms, templates and guidelines maintained by the Legal Department for the Business Unites
Manage and oversee certain legal matters handled by outside counsel
Stay up-to-date on applicable legal issues, trends and developments
BA degree in law; Ideally a minimum of 8 years of related business experience and ideally at least 5 years of legal practice in technology filed.
Master’s degree is a plus.
Fully qualified lawyer with excellent academic records
Strong transnational and technology/content licensing experience.
A minimum of 8+ years of legal experience (with several experience years at a leading law firm or in-house experience).
Outstanding negotiation and drafting skills
Ability to successfully balance the company’s commercial interests and objectives with identified legal and business risks
Ability to manage multiple engagements at once, prioritize deadlines and projects effectively and work independently in a fast-paced environment
Flexibility, versatility and ability to adapt to changing business priorities and strategies
Deep understanding of technology, including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and contact center operations
Good understanding of privacy, information security and intellectual property issues that relate to Technology and Sourcing agreements
Ability to deliver results with little supervision in an often ambiguous environment with a local and virtual team of counsels, while simultaneously and effectively managing multiple concurrent projects.
Demonstrated analytic skills and strong partnership with Finance and Business on issues including commercial aspects.
Fluency in both English and Arabic is a MUST.
Excellent Command of MS office.
Adaptability, Customer Focus, Drive for Results, Judgment, Influencing for Impact, Collaboration, Analytical ability
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Self-Motivated and Able to work under pressure
Effective strategic thinking, problem solving, cross group collaboration
Malomatia is a leading provider of professional technology services and solutions. We bring together professionals from Qatar and across the world with deep domain expertise aligned to specific industries. Having world-class and dedicated local resources, we support a flexible...