Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Nestle AG
8-10 years
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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, Nestlés 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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