Overview

The Role This position will be reporting into Head of Legal North Africa and will sit within the Legal & Compliance team. Experience in the IT, technology, projects, software, telecommunications industry. Preferred degree: LLM; other post graduate legal or business degree / specialization Preferred degree: LLM; other post graduate legal or business degree / specialization Key Responsibilities/Primary Functions: Acts as a source of expert current knowledge of all legal, ethics & compliance programs and supports the development of an effective and pragmatic compliance culture Initiates a communication program that ensures a clear understanding of legal compliance standards required of individuals conducting high risk activities in the business Assess level of compliance with established policies, procedures and standards, across the organization as well as adequacy of internal controls within business, financial processes and operations Performs proactive risk assessment to identify business processes in the sub-region and region which may represent a risk for the company, with an emphasis on financial, business controls and efficient business processes Coordinate with all functions in identifying, developing and implementing improvements in response to legal requirements, legislation changes and company policy requirements Participates in all the applicable sub region business approval boards and meetings, responsible for reporting and escalating legal issues and the relevant risks to the Head of L&C for the MEA Region. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds. Requirements Basic Experience/Requirements: 8 – 12 years PQE Excellent English and French drafting and communication skills Experience of working in a multi-national or regional company legal department. Excellent academic record and working references / credentials Experience in ethics and compliance, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act Preferred experience/requirements: Experience in the IT, technology, projects, software, telecommunications industry. Work experience in the North and West Africa region Very strong individual contributor Strong leadership and business relationship skills Experienced in commercial, technology, IPR, business, labour, contract and competition law. Experienced in negotiating and drafting infrastructure and technology, business development, including those agreements covering a number of markets Arabic language skills Fluent Arabic, English and French About the company Established in 1987, McGregor Boyall is a global recruitment consultancy providing permanent and contract / interim professionals across a wide variety of disciplines including Technology, Risk, Finance, Compliance, Legal, Marketing and HR & Talent Management. Since our inception, we have built an unrivalled reputation for helping organisations recruit the very best talent to ensure that they realise their business and operational objectives. Headquartered in the city of London, and with further offices throughout the UK (Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Glasgow) as well as globally in Dubai and Singapore, we are able to offer recruitment solutions throughout the UK & Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions.