Company: Schlumberger
Skills: Legal
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

We are looking to hire a Contracts Analyst, GCC national for our Legal operations Middle East to be based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Contracts Analyst will assist with the provision of legal assistance & advice in support of company operations in Middle East.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates legal and commercial documents including letters of intent, supplier/procurement agreements, leases and licenses;
  • Handles commercial contracts and contract disputes; provides support and assistance to the Legal Counsel and Contracts Manager and assigned countries' management.
  • Interacts with other Country support functions and departments ensuring the Legal Department's involvement in all matters that may give rise to legal exposure;
  • Provides and assists with contracts training for operations, other functions and Management in the assigned countries;
  • Manages and strictly controls all external costs (e.g. legal fees and expenditures) and internal costs related to the Legal function's impact on the assigned countries' profit & loss;
  • Drafts and implements assigned countries' specific procedures, guidelines and templates;
  • Performs any other required or assigned tasks.

Competence & Experience:
  • Law Degree and related national professional legal qualifications for the respective countries, preferably in Civil Law.
  • At least 5 years legal post-qualification experience in a law firm or corporate environment, preferably in a Civil law environment.
  • PQE3-5
  • Arabic and English speaking.

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. We have more than 20 years of experience in delivering world-class service to our customers through integrated projects. These projects range from basic service coordination through to complete development and abandonment of fields. To meet the growing needs of our business we are encouraging applications from experienced professionals who share our passion for delivering excellence in all aspects of project delivery.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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