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Position Snapshot Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Company: Nestlé MENA Full-time Master Degree in Law (business law/corporate Law/commercial law) 8-10 years of experience as a generalist experience as a legal counsel Position Summary Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. A day in the life of... Contract Law Partnering function responsible for significant commercial or project-based arrangements Drafting (from templates and/or from scratch), reviewing, amending, revising, negotiating and terminating any and all commercial contracts, agreements and legal documents of any nature; Providing business-oriented legal advice on agreements/contracts directly to the relevant category/division/business unit; Collaborating with and facilitating cross-team decision-making with the Procurement Team, the relevant category/business team/division and/or any other relevant internal stakeholder; Driving contract lifecycle from drafting to signature through completion of the full negotiation process till signature; Maintaining a deep understanding of local laws and regulations, contracts SOP, Z-EMENA legal requirements, legal risk and liability and Nestlé Group risks position on various matters; Interpreting contracts and advising categories/business units on contractual responsibilities and risks mitigation. Corporate Law and Commercial Law Supporting our affiliates on any corporate and commercial matter by providing business legal advice. Legal Risk Management Protect Nestlé by reducing/minimising the risks and closing the gaps and help Nestlé affiliates' management in MENA countries to execute flawlessly its business objectives; Provide risk management advice to internal stakeholders. Compliance Continuously monitor compliance with cumulatively Nestlé principles and values, Nestlé's processes and policies and local laws and regulations and advise management accordingly; Coordinating with and reporting any and all compliance topics to the MENA Compliance Officer based in Dubai. Compliance Program and Trainings Business Partnering Maintain a focus across all businesses in the MENA Market to ensure comprehensive view of opportunities, best practices and risk. Participates in professional organizations and advocacy groups regarding the development of the law. Advocacy Participation to Market Advocacy Committee Disputes resolution, investigations & Litigation Responsible for managing the various disputes and coordinating litigation of our Nestlé affiliates in MENA; Attend court cases as a representative of Nestlé company and/or as a witness; Define strategy for specific dispute and investigation Managing disputes and investigation Intellectual Property. Data Privacy. Digital & Social Media. Antitrust Law Risk assessment Investigations. Labour Law. What Will Make You Successful Master Degree in Law (business law/corporate Law/commercial law) Generalist in Business Law Admitted to the Bar Association Fluent in English Ideally, excellent command of Arabic Minimum 5/6 Years Of Experience Experience in contract and commercial laws is mandatory Law practice in a law firm or as in-house legal counsel in a multinational company (ideally within FMCG) or a combination of both.


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