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Creation Date: 2017/01/10 06:27:48
Ref. JB1001850168

Department of Education and Knowledge

Legal Officer (ضابط قانوني خبرة في مجال القانون من 4 سنوات و أكثر)
Department of Education and Knowledge

Job Description

Job Objective:
To support the Legal Affairs Division by participating in the Division’s functions and activities. To contribute to effective legal management with the Council.


Functional Role:
 Support the provision of legal advice to colleagues on the topics of legislation and policy development, ensure consistency of decisions/advice around legislation;
 Research developments in UAE law/legislation;
 Deliver advice to colleagues around interpretations of new and existing laws;
 Review ADEC contracts, agreements, RFPs and RFQs before their approval/submission;
 Maintain the legislation and decree depositary;
 Prepare legal memos;
 Perform other duties as requested.

Competencies/Skills & Knowledge:
 Knowledge UAE legal system
 Knowledge of UAE legislation
 Knowledge of contract law
 Project Management Skills
 Communication and Relationship Management Skills
 Change Management Skills
 Risk Management Skills
 Conflict Resolutions Skills
 Strategic Planning Skills
 Presentation Skills
 English/Arabic Language Skills



Job Details

  • Search by Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Legal
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Number of Vacancies: 2

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience : Min: 4 Max: 6
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

Department of Education and Knowledge was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Department of Education and Knowledge is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. ADEC has embarked on a campaign to aggressively increase its headcount to be able to better serve the its mandate. The primary focus of the council is to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The education council is currently seeking qualified and motivated individuals to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the educational system in Abu Dhabi. The council offers great positions to work in a dynamic and energetic organization that addresses areas that are of strategic importance to the future of Abu Dhabi. It is especially advantageous to join ADEC in these early stages due to the great growth opportunities.