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Position titleLegal & Compliance Assistant (Dubai based)
Place of performanceDubai, United Arab Emirates
Start date01/08/2019
DurationNA
QualificationBachelor's degree in in Law..
Sector experienceMinimum of 3 years of demonstrable relevant Humanitarian Aid experience and/or minimum of 3 years of demonstrable relevant Human Resources experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 3 year of experience in Other (desirable).
LanguageFluency in English is essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
The Legal & Compliance Assistant, will support the Legal & Operations Director in ensuring the compliance of the company in all jurisdictions of operation, compliance with contractual requirements, compliance with management systems & management of legal risk.
Role objectives
Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Conducting research & compiling reports on applicable regulations & laws across all jurisdictions of operation (including but not limited to employment laws, company laws & tax laws).
  • Conducting other legal research.
  • Supporting/Managing set ups of legal entities in new jurisdictions.
  • Managing the compliance of existing legal entities’ annual local audit & reporting requirements.
  • Liaising with local legal counsel & experts.
  • Assisting in due diligence of partners, subcontractors, suppliers & clients.
  • Assisting with/managing the handling of disciplinary cases (depending on complexity).
  • Reviewing RFP & bid documentation for legal risk factors.
  • Assist in contract compliance & training operational teams on contractual requirements.
  • Drafting legal documents.
  • Drafting correspondence with clients & other parties.
  • Drafting SOP's & assist with ISO certification requirements.
  • Keeping files organised & up to date in paper &/or electronic format.
Project reporting
This position reports to the Legal Director.
Key competenciesThe successful candidate will:
- Be a self starter and able to work independently.
- Be comfortable handling large work load, working under time pressure, managing multiple issues at once. 
- Have strong organisational skills, ability to follow up on issues and prioritize.
- Possess excellent attention to detail & accuracy.
- Have superior research skills.
- Demonstrate a high level of discretion with confidential matters.
- Have experience with online document management systems.
- Have business proficiency in computer systems and MS Office applications.
Team management
This role does not have team management responsibilities.
Further information
Candidates applying for this opportunity must be eligible to work in the United Arab Emirates & must be currently in the U.A.E.