The Deputy Director (m / f) of Legal's primary purpose is to support the Director of Legal with specific projects. The candidate will have punctually the responsibility of supervising and handling day-
to-day activities of Commercial and Corporate Legal Desks.
Deputy Director - Senior Legal Counsel (m / f)
This is a newly created position.
Job purpose :
To Support Director of Legal in :
Providing legal support to business and leading complex litigations, disputes of the Group companies (in particular in CIS countries)
Optimising department structure and resources through continuous improvement of competences and processes, in particular automation of some workflows
Driving cost efficiencies through workload management between in-house and outside counsels, optimising of legal department budget
Promoting and facilitating vision and goals of legal department within the team and the Group Companies
In the absence of Legal Director :
Supervise and handle day-to-day activities of both legal team Commercial and Corporate
Serve on various internal meetings and committees
Make appropriate decisions and follow up on their results
If you have / are :
Solid experience in a Trading & Shipping environment with a primary focus on commercial law
Priority will be granted to candidates coming from the oil & gas industry
Proven track record of successful leadership and managing teams
Excellent English and Russian communication skills (fluent / native) are a must. Any other language is an asset
Strong organizational skills and time management within a demanding environment
Feel free to apply and / or contact me.