Senior Legal Specialist – Qatar Airways – Doha, Qatar

About the role
The role will be responsible to review, analyse, draft and negotiate complex contracts in conjunction with User and Sponsor departments to protect the interests of, and meet the business requirements of, Qatar Airways Group. To provide accurate and business-oriented legal advice to Qatar Airways and its subsidiaries. To act as Group Legal point of contact for assisting with relationship management of selected User department(s).

Some of the tasks include:
Negotiating, drafting and implementing a wide variety of simple and complex commercial agreements.
Development and management of strategic contracts in accordance with corporate requirements, supporting legal requirements and procedures to secure and protect the business interests of the company in matters related to contracts.
Review draft and negotiate contracts with suppliers and service providers.
Will work closely with clients across the QR Group, becoming their trusted legal and business advisor.
Develop and implement suggestions to contract policy and procedure revision and improvement.
Provide high quality review, analysis, negotiation and drafting of contracts.
Identify issues and determines when the escalation procedure should be started.
Resolve any disputes which come up and identifying areas for improvement in company’s contracting processes.
Provide legal interpretations on Standard Terms and Conditions of contracts.
Perform other Department duties related to his/her position as directed by the Head of the Department.

About you
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with minimum 8 years of job-related experience
Must be qualified as a lawyer in a recognized jurisdiction
Must have work experience in a law firm or in-house legal environment
Qualified in a common law jurisdiction.
Experience of a multi-cultural environment in contracts management and legal.
Have worked in a medium or large sized matrixed/cross-functional environment.
Contracts management experience.

Be part of an extraordinary story
Your skills. Your imagination. Your ambition. Here, there are no boundaries to your potential and the impact you can make. You’ll find infinite opportunities to grow and work on the biggest, most rewarding challenges that will build your skills and experience. You have the chance to be a part of our future, and build the life you want while being part of an international community.
Our best is here and still to come. To us, impossible is only a challenge. Join us as we dare to achieve what’s never been done before.
Together, everything is possible.

About Qatar Airways Group
Our story started with four aircraft. Today, we deliver excellence across 12 different businesses coming together as one. We’ve grown fast, broken records and set trends that others follow. We don’t slow down by the fear of failure. Instead, we dare to achieve what’s never been done before.
So whether you’re creating a unique experience for our customers or innovating behind the scenes, every person contributes to our proud story. A story of spectacular growth and determination. Now is the time to bring your best ideas and passion to a place where your ambition will know no boundaries, and be part of a truly global community.

Application Guidelines
Employees must submit applications through internal vacancies portal (via GEMS) only.
Please see below for all eligibility and requirements for internal applications and please note that any applications not meeting the criteria will not be processed.
All internal candidates can only have three active applications at any point in time.
All internal candidates must have completed a minimum 10 months in their current role in order to apply for a new role
All internal candidates with an active final warning letter will be automatically disqualified from the recruitment process
If you are Cabin Crew or Deck Crew (Qatar Airways & Qatar Executive) candidate, you would require NOC to apply for this role.

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