Senior Legal Counsel

malomatia - Cairo, Egypt

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 8 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job

Main Duties:

  • 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
Job Roles: Legal
Job Requirements
  • 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
About this Company

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... (More)

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