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Senior Legal Counsel

Allianz Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted 14 days ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Legal Counsel
What we do

The Senior Legal Counsel will support our growing Health businesses in in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) Region and beyond. As SLC you provide legal guidance, advice and recommendations for action to the Senior management and different functions within the company regarding legal risks, mainly regarding local and international regulations in the healthcare industry in MEA. Working closely with the Head of the function and the Global Head of Legal, you will be responsible to provide pragmatic You will collaborate with, commercially-based, solution-driven legal advise and assistance to Nextcare business and management teams across the Region and its divisions, as well as ensure proper protection of the company's interest at all times.

What you will do

o Act as Lead legal advisor for new market entries, global new business projects and regulatory projects in MEA;o Represent Legal at cross-company projectso Manage applications for new and renewals of licenses in MEA regiono Develop and maintain a framework and standards to ensure effective legal support on MEA governanceo Manage relationships with international external counsel on complex legal briefs and taking responsibility for external legal budget;o Responsible for ensuring quality management of contract templates for projects in MEA (NDAs, MOUs, JV, M&A, employment, Service contracts and other agreements with external parties);o Review of policies documents in line with local regulations in MEA (e.g. document retention, Legal documents storage, Antitrust, Dawn Raids); Health product development advice (legal and regulatory) regulations in MEA;o Conduct research & provide advice on recently enacted laws & regulations and sub-regulatory guidance, insurance supervisory, licensing, health insurance laws, outsourcing and data protection rules in the jurisdictions in which Allianz Partners have presence or operates in MEA, as well as determining business impacts and working with the business to devise and implement solutions;o In liaison with the General Counsel, Represent the department as required and Lead strategic negotiations with international partners and companies in MEA to ensure optimum legal structure and to negotiate and finalize agreements while ensuring Allianz/Nextcare is contractually protected in its arrangements.o Cooperate with the members of the legal departmento Pro-actively create and maintain awareness of employees for (compliance with) relevant laws and regulationso Coordinate litigation with external counsels as needed

What you need

  • Experience in Insurance/ TPA is essential. Preferable Mix of professional experience as in-house counsel of strong regional legal experience in a broad spectrum of areas including (corporate law, intellectual property, commercial, Labor Law, insurance ) and legal counsel in a top tier law firm with international clients or other relevant private or public practice.
  • Qualified Lawyer with minimum 6 years PQE.
  • Bilingual communication skills (Arabic + English); Excellent English written is required. French is a plus
  • Legally permitted to work in the country of operations.
  • Fluency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and general internet navigation and research skills

32280 | Legal & Compliance | Professional | Non-Executive | Allianz Partners | Full-Time | Permanent Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Join us. Let's care for tomorrow.
Job ID  32280
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