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                                                          Head of Legal

The Position Requirements
  • Reports to Director General
  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of the Legal strategy in line with the KFAS’s and Legal short, medium, and long term objectives.
  • Monitor the financial performance of activities within Legal versus allocated budgets so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified and rectified promptly, and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalized upon.
  • Provide legal advice on formulating and reviewing contractual negotiation and documentation; and support managers in the resolution of contractual issues/disputes to secure KFAS’s best interests.
  • Provide opinion and advice on the legal aspects of claims related to different commercial matters (e.g. customers, suppliers, vendors, contractors, etc.) with a view to recover KFAS’s rights, minimize liability and reach amicable settlements in line with management’s discretion.
  • Master of Law (LLB)
  • Admitted Attorney
  • 10-12 years experience within a corporate environment
  • 5 years at the senior Legal role
  • Experience and knowledge in the Kuwaiti legal system and institutions

You’re a someone who wants to influence your own development and environment. You’re looking for an organization where you can pursue your interests across functions and programs and become a Catalyst by realizing and optimizing the impact that Science, Technology and Innovation brings to Kuwait.

You are a team player, with excellent communication and self-management skills including flexibility, adaptability, stress tolerance and follow through.