Legal Counsel Job- Nokia

Job ID #: 54440 Experience Required: 5 – 7 Years
Country: Saudi Arabia Education Required: Masters Degree or equivalent
City: Riyadh Relocation Provided: Yes
Job Field Area: Legal Date Posted: Sep 11, 2013
Employment Type: Full – Time Regular / Permanent Location Flexibility: ME Middle East
Travel Percentage: 0
Nokia invests in technologies important in a world where billions of devices are connected. We are focused on three businesses: network infrastructure software, hardware and services, which we offer through Nokia Networks; location intelligence, which we provide through HERE; and advanced technology development and licensing, which we pursue through Nokia Technologies. Each of these businesses is a leader in its respective field. 

Through Networks, Nokia is the world’s specialist in mobile broadband. From the first ever call on GSM, to the first call on LTE, we operate at the forefront of each generation of mobile technology. Our global experts invent the new capabilities our customers need in their networks. We provide the world’s most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize the value of those networks, and the services to make it all work seamlessly.

General Purpose

Ensures that Nokia Networks’s strategies are created and business decisions are made with adequate knowledge and understanding of the involved legal issues. Ensuring the competencies and motivation of a team of legal counsels, when applicable and/or acting as a recognised expert (at minimum) in a specified field of law.

Main Responsibility Area

Provides leadership for staff and work teams or task forces in broad functional/process areas to solve complex and diverse issues. Integrates the delivery of client service (internal and /or external clients) by multiple work groups to ensure that current and evolving client needs are met. Applies broad and in depth business management knowledge to resolve multi discipline or multi functional/process problems. Resolves conflicts between work teams over resource allocation and other critical issues.

Position Description

Legal Counsel for Saudi Arabia sub region. As  Legal Counsel you will  handle all legal and compliance matters in the sub region. You will aslo be the first point of contact for all compliance matters and will work very closely with the business, contract managers, finance and control teams as well as other support functions in the sub-regions.

Position Requirements

Fluent in English and Arabic language ad admitted to practice law in a GCC state, preferably Saudi Arabia or similar system. Must have international experiece in law and with a multi national company operatig in Saudi Arabia. Also must be a team player with ‘can do’ attitude.