Director of Legal – Careem Pay

Director of Legal – Careem Pay

Careem
4-7 years
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Job Description



At Careem we are led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve lives in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. We're pioneering the development of innovative services to aid the mobility of people, the mobility of things and the mobility of money.
We're in the driving seat as we help to define how technology will shape progress in some of the fastest-growing countries in the world. Our teams are building tech to meet the needs of the future in areas including data and AI, e-commerce, technology-enabled logistics, maps, identity, and fintech.
We're well placed to solve complex and meaningful challenges at scale, with deep tech expertise, strong regulatory relationships, a local presence, and increasingly specialised global teams which are structured to operate as autonomous start-ups. Our team of over 400 engineers and developers are empowered to develop cutting-edge technology every day.
Careem was established in July 2012, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020, and today operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries. About the team

Careem Pay's purpose is to empower people to lead better lives by simplifying their payment experiences and access to financial services. Its vision is to become the leading digital financial services platform of the region serving consumers, captains and merchants.
As an early-stage start-up within Careem, we are looking to build a team of energised, start-up-minded and ambitious colleagues who are super excited about the massive fintech opportunity in the region.
We are looking for an experienced, ambitious and pro-active Director of Legal for Careem Pay to be based in Dubai who will work directly with the General Counsel in further building the Careem Pay legal function globally. What you'll do
  • Advising senior Careem Pay business stakeholders, including the CEO
  • Oversight and leading on Careem Pay transactions
  • Negotiating with government authorities and regulators
  • Drafting and reviewing of complex fintech contracts
What you'll need

The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to improving the lives of people, an insane focus on excellence, and a strong alignment with our core values: being bold, focused, agile and collaborative. This candidate will thrive on uncertainty, the challenge of building totally new models in the region, be unafraid to work long hours and have a clear spike on getting things done. Additional qualifications include:
  • Law degree from a top international university
  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum of 4 years in-house in the fintech industry. A startup environment is strongly preferred.
  • Strong fintech legal knowledge around US/EU/UK regulations required and MENA regulatory knowledge preferred
  • Strong contract negotiation and drafting skills
  • Minimum of 5yrs experience at an international law firm in finance/corporate/commercial
  • The ability to prioritise and multi-task, particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, exciting and unstructured environment
Where you'll be

Even though we are working remotely, we are strong believers in collaboration and the power of building social connections with our teams. For that reason, our offices are still open and provide plenty of collaboration-friendly spaces at times when teams need it or if you need a quiet space to work outside of home.
You'll be working in the location you're hired from. Due to legal and compensation considerations, you will need to be based out of the country you're hired from as your primary work location.
What we'll provide you

In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this. As a Careem colleague you will be able to:
  • Be part of a Remote-First organisation
  • Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year
  • Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year
  • Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes.
  • Work and learn from great minds
  • Create impact in a region with untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day

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