Director, Legal Counsel Jobs in Dubai at Kerzner International

Title: Director, Legal Counsel

Company: Kerzner International

Location: Dubai

At Kerzner, we never settle. Through continued innovation, our team of pioneers push until the next level is achieved, and then to keep going. Our philosophy is simple – we go above and beyond to Blow Away our Guest and Colleagues. Good enough never is. For us, it is all about perfection and innovation. This is not simply our job, it’s our passion.

Our Colleagues are at the heart of who we are and what we do. With an international team of over 10,000 Colleagues and strong strategic growth on the horizon, we offer unrivalled career opportunities around the world. We are committed to provide our Colleagues at all levels with opportunities to grow and develop within the organisation through personalised development plans and tailored succession planning. We invest in our communities to sustain the environment where we operate and minimising our own footprint. Whether it is through animal conservation, education or tree-planting, we like to give back in as many ways as we can to help our communities flourish.

About The Role

This position is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is responsible for providing legal advice to support Kerzner corporate and its managed properties across its global portfolio of brands which include the ultra-luxury One&Only Resorts and iconic Atlantis Resorts & Residences.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Member of a four-person global legal function, provide day-to-day legal support to Kerzner corporate and its managed properties.

The role is a generalist role, with specific emphasis on negotiating and drafting a broad range of contracts (such as service, supply of goods, events, marketing, group business, sales, retail, transportation, license and leasing contracts) as well as supporting on a broad range of operational issues related to hotel management operations.

Skills, Experience & Educational Requirements

PQE range will be 3 – 5 years of experience (law degree required).

Trained and qualified with a recognized international law firm or corporate.

Ideal candidates will have a strong background in corporate and commercial work (experience covering the hospitality or travel industry is an advantage).

Self-started with ability to work autonomously and combine this with a “can-do” pragmatic approach, excellent analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills and strong work ethic.

Ability to anticipate issues and estimate risks, define problems, collect relevant information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and exercise sound discretion and judgment in making decisions and performing duties.

International travel may be required.

French and Arabic language skills are not required for the role, but an advantage.

Excellent analytical ability and strong English Language communication skills, both written and verbal.

Excellent drafting skills in English documentation, commercially aware and capable of working on a diverse range of matters.

Must be currently residing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Kerzner International is a leading international developer and operator of unrivalled luxury destination resorts, and with the global growth of our brands, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

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