Legal Officer – Etihad Aviation Group , UAE

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Policies and Procedures
Follow all relevant policies, processes and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
Day-to-Day Operations
Implement the day-to-day standard operations assigned to ensure compliance with the established standards and procedures. Refer to supervisor for complex tasks which may require exceptions to procedures
Safety, Quality & Environment
Comply with all relevant safety, security, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Undertake limited legal analysis and generally low to medium complexity and/or risk research under supervisions to ensure timely and correct execution
Carry out an initial review of standard documentation received from contract administrators/supervising in-house lawyer to ensure accuracy and compliance with internal standards and procedures
Support the in-house legal team members in the management of legal issues to ensure they are managed in a timely and appropriate manner
Report to the supervising in-house lawyer potential legal risks to ensure effective decision making to reduce risk exposure and secure best possible results for Etihad.
Take decisions related to the day-to-day running of own practice (Operational decision-maker)

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
To have an LL.B. (or equivalent) from a reputable university in a common law jurisdiction
Have worked in house or within a law firm as a paralegal for no less than 2 years (or if from a legal secretarial / legal administrative assistant background, no less than 5 years);

SKILLS
Communication skills – Advanced
Drafting Legal Communications
English Language skills – Advanced
Influencing skills – Advanced
Legal Writing skills – Advanced
Negotiation skills – Advanced
Planning Organizing skills – Advanced
Policies, procedures work methods – Advanced
Project Management skills – Advanced

About Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 to bring “Abu Dhabi to the World”. Over the years, we have grown into Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel company, which is one of the world’s most acclaimed industry brands.
Our airline flies to over 84 destinations with a fleet of over 100 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, serving 18.6 million passengers a year and carrying 682,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018.

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