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Legal Counsel/Contract Specialist

Fugro Geotech Private Ltd..

8 - 9 years Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Master of Laws (LLM)(Law). Any Nationality


, Posted on May 9, 2018 1 Opening

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Job Description
The Regional Legal Counsel Middle-East / India, the Legal Counsel / Contract Specialist would provide advice / guidance to Business Development and Tendering teams on legal and compliance matters, as well as, assisting Project leaders in the execution of projects in the Region.
Roles And Responsibilities
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
a) Provide Legal support to Business Development and Tendering teams in the Region for both Land and Marine Divisions (Pre-qualification, Tender review and negotiation support)
b) Provide Contract Support to Project Leaders in both Land and Marine Divisions (Contract Review and Commercial claim drafting and support)
c) Provide advice about debt collection, pre-litigation disputes and litigation,
d) Provide support in relation to corporate housekeeping in the Region in relation with Country Managers,
e) Assist with any compliance related matters (including export control),
f) Liaise with external law firm as required,
g) Implementation of the Group Legal Procedures,
h) Assist on Insurance matter in the Region.
Principal Working Relationship
a) Report directly to Regional Head of Legal Middle East / India based in Abu Dhabi.
b) Work with Managing Director and Departments Managers for efficient resolution of legal and contractual issues.
c) Work with Managing Director and Financial Controller for financial and administrative control (as applicable).
d) Work with Project execution teams for contract and claim support.
Requirements
Qualifications required
Master Degree in Law. Knowledge of both Civil and Common Laws would be preferred.
Skills / experience required to do the job
a) Minimum 8 years experience.
b) Project experience would be an advantage.
c) International experience preferred.
d) English language.
Additional Details
Fugro Survey (Middle East) Ltd ( FSME ) is the leading offshore survey company in the Middle East region. It is part of the Fugro Group, with over 400 employees based in Abu Dhabi and operates in accordance with International Standards. The working area includes the Gulf, Arabian Sea and Red Sea.
FSME specialises in providing a wide range of marine, earth measurement and investigation services that meet the requirements of a wide Client base, covering various market sectors, which include offshore Oil & Gas, Offshore Construction and Civil development. Fugro continues to develop and deploy the applications of new technology and techniques.
Services include the provision of marine site characterisation, comprising Geophysical (analogue and multi-channel seismic), AUV & Hydrographic Survey, Offshore Geotechnical Soils Investigations, ROV & Diving Inspection, Environmental Studies, Metocean measurements & Construction Support. Other service lines include weather forecasting, established ROV training facilities (running regular external courses) and Engineering and Consultancy divisions. The company also has owned vessel assets, dedicated to the region for the Geophysical, Geotechnical and ROV/Diving services lines.
Fugro offers a dynamic team based working environment in an exciting and developing market region with long term potential for skill and career path development. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and includes the usual FSME benefits package.
How do I apply?
We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you address all areas, of the role profile to the best of your ability, as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.
What else do I need to know?
Fugro is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.
What we offer?
FSME offers a dynamic team based working environment in an exciting and developing market region with long term potential for skill and career path development. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and includes the usual FSME benefits package.
Comments
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Industry Type : Engineering Design & Consulting
Functional Area : Lawyers / Legal Advisors

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Roles And Responsibilities
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
a) Provide Legal support to Business Development and Tendering teams in the Region for both Land and Marine Divisions (Pre-qualification, Tender review and negotiation support)
b) Provide Contract Support to Project Leaders in both Land and Marine Divisions (Contract Review and Commercial claim drafting and support)
c) Provide advice about debt collection, pre-litigation disputes and litigation,
d) Provide support in relation to corporate housekeeping in the Region in relation with Country Managers,
e) Assist with any compliance related matters (including export control),
f) Liaise with external law firm as required,
g) Implementation of the Group Legal Procedures,
h) Assist on Insurance matter in the Region.
Principal Working Relationship
a) Report directly to Regional Head of Legal Middle East / India based in Abu Dhabi.
b) Work with Managing Director and Departments Managers for efficient resolution of legal and contractual issues.
c) Work with Managing Director and Financial Controller for financial and administrative control (as applicable).
d) Work with Project execution teams for contract and claim support.

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