Associate Director – Legislative Counsel – Doha, Qatar
You will be primarily responsible for contributing to the work of the Unit in the development of the Regulatory and Legislative regime, through the Drafting of Laws, Regulations, Rules, Guidance, and other Legislative Instruments within the Financial Sector and Regulatory Services environments.
Research and Draft Legislation
Provide effective and efficient Legislative Drafting and Advisory Services
Ensure that the Legislation Maintenance and Publication function is carried out effectively and efficiently
Provide assistance in the Interpretation of Legislation and help other departments comply with Governing Legislation
Anticipate areas for further Legal Clarification, and suggest Changes
Work as part of the Division and contribute to the achievement of divisional objectives
Contribute, as appropriate, to the achievement of general objectives and engagement with other Stakeholders in Qatar and the region
Contribute to the ongoing Improvement of Processes and Systems, and of the quality of services provided, in relation to Legislative Drafting and Publishing
Coach and Train Members of the Division and support the Nationalisation Strategy.
Degree in Law, such as LLB, LLM or Juris Doctor
Admission, or eligibility for Admission, to Practice Law in a developed Legal Jurisdiction
At least 12 years’ experience in drafting Acts, Regulations, Rules or comparable Legal Instruments in English (looking at Drafts of Legislation prepared by others and involves a detailed, critical Analysis of Drafts, together with Redrafting, Guidance, Training and actively assisting in the Legislative development).
Will also consider Candidates with 5-12 yrs experience for Senior Associates level.
Must have Legal and Legislative Drafting and Editorial skills, in English, of a high order
Strong Analytical skills, including the ability to Critically Analyse and fully understand what is involved in a Policy Proposal both at the level of the ideas and the level of detail
Experience in working, and decision-making, under pressure in a small team environment
High degree of accuracy in all forms of communication
Attention to detail, commitment to precision and thoroughness, persistence
Experience in Project Management and proven ability to complete tasks to tight deadlines
Good Interpersonal skills
If suitable and interested in this excellent opportunity, please forward updated CV’s in word.doc format to firstname.lastname@example.org for review. Alternatively, should you know anyone suitable and interested, please kindly refer across. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5-7 working days.