Assistant General Counsel – Technology

Administration Airlines & Aviation Full Time

Website The Emirates Group

Emirates connects the world to, and through, our global hub in Dubai. We operate modern, efficient and comfortable aircraft, and our culturally diverse workforce delivers award-winning services to our customers across six continents every day.

Assistant General Counsel – Technology – 220001QM

Job Purpose
Job Role and Accountabilities
We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic mid-level (3+ years PQE)) commercial lawyer to join the technology portfolio within the Emirates Group legal team. The role will require you to provide legal advice, including the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, on a wide variety of exciting and challenging projects relating to the acquisition, development and implementation of complex technology solutions. The successful candidate will have a high level of drafting and commercial contract experience and will play a key role in structuring drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts, whilst providing strategic and tactical advice on legal issues affecting the Group’s technology portfolio. You will be adept at identifying and communicating legal and operational risk, able to provide practical, risk-focussed advice on steps the Group may take to mitigate these risks to a variety of stakeholders across all levels of the organisation including executive management, and have the tenacity to navigate challenges, both internal and external. You will be required to work closely with internal stakeholders including IT, procurement, insurance, finance and product business owners, and be capable of balancing multiple projects, whilst maintaining attention to detail.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal are a must, as is the ability to understand the wider business and market environment in which the Group operates. This is a unique opportunity to become an integral part of our experienced global legal team, supporting the world’s largest international airline and one of the world’s most dynamic aviation groups. If you have excellent academic credentials, strong English language skills, and experience with a leading regional or international law firm or in-house department of a major international corporation we would like to hear from you. Training and experience gained from the TMT sector is strongly preferred but not essential.
Qualifications & Experience
– Legal.Aviation Law : 3+ Years
– Post Graduate Diploma (12+4 or equivalent) :
– Experience in an area of law relevant to the position.
– Excellent analytical ability and strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
– Excellent drafting skills in English documentation.
– Service-oriented, commercially aware and capable of working on a diverse range of client matters whilst maintaining a continuing grasp of the Groups long term commercial goals and the importance of achieving the same.
Salary & Benefits
Join us in a management role and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary. On top of our generous travel benefits, including discounted flights and hotel stays around the world, this managerial role also has an excellent leave and healthcare package. That’s on top of transport benefits, life insurance and more. Find out what it’s like to live and work in our fast-paced, cosmopolitan home city in the Dubai Lifestyle section of our website

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