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ZAIN5742 - Legal Contracts Advisor

About Zain Saudi Arabia:

Zain KSA is the newest player in Saudi Arabia’s mobile telecommunications market, having commenced commercial operations in August 2008. As of 30 September 2013, the operation served 8 million customers and had extended its network coverage to 92% of the population via a network of over 5,500 sites. Through its state-of-the-art 4G LTE network, the ever-evolving operator is striving to become the Kingdom’s preferred choice for voice, data and other telecommunications services. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Saudi Arabia the most dynamic products and services. The basis of Zain Saudi Arabia’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired majority-Saudi workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Saudi talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain KSA please visit


The jobs in this level are responsible for developing and amending contracts and other legal documentation and assisting supervisor in the day-to-day legal activities. Jobs in this family are also responsible of ensuring that Zain internal practices are in line with rules and legislations.


Compliance :

  • Implement and suggest improvements to the Legal Affairs policies and procedures .                       

Function and Team Management :

  • Supervise and coach team members to ensure optimal performance is achieved and provide improvement recommendations as required.                               
  •   Review Zain policies, procedures and code of conduct/ethics to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct which may have negative legal implications .                                 

Legal Affairs :

  • Develop new contracts and annexes or amendments to contracts and other different legal instruments (i.e. NDAs, Notices, etc.) ensuring legality .                                      
  • Investigate facts related to legal cases to determine causes of action in preparation of the legal cases  .                            
  • Assist in conducting investigations of all grievances and complaints submitted internally in order to take appropriate legal action  .                                 
  •  Follow-up on Zain technical and non-technical projects ensuring adherence to contract terms and conditions     .                             
  • Represent Zain in cases and court hearings raised in favor or against Zain before judicial bodies in the different regions .                                      
  • Prepare case reports for all case hearings attended and send to owner Departments and Group Legal (as and when required)  .                            
  • Assist in reporting on the performance of outsourced law firms to decide on contract renewal  .                                  
  • Report findings of legal operating risks during agreements, acquisitions, projects and new business ventures that may affect Zain’s operations and/or legal framework locally and regionally .                                        
  • Answer complex/non-routine legal queries received from Zain internal stakeholders ensuring clarification of confusing texts and adherence to legal rules and policies .                                       
  •  Assist in supervising a range of legal activities concerning incidents/inquiries/cases/disputes .                                     
  • Assist in drafting legal letters, memorandums and other correspondences for internal and external legal affairs matters  .                            
  • Assist in providing legal support in case of  investigations by the CITC Telecom Act Violations Committee.                                       
  •    Develop reports on the status of violations or decisions considered by the CITC Telecom Act Violations Committee, litigation reports, contract registers and a register of legal opinions to provide management with the necessary information for reporting and decision-making purposes  .                                    
  • Review the latest legal rules, regulations and laws that impact legal contracts and cases and update Group Legal on new rules and regulations of KSA for referencing  .                                 
  • Maintain confidentiality to safeguard commercially sensitive information .                                  


  • Bachelor's Degree of Law or Equivalent.
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience with at least 1 year in a similar role.

Behavioral Competency :

Customer  Orientation                               Intermediate

Teamwork and Cooperation                      Intermediate

Technical Competency   :

Communication Skills                               Intermediate

Computer Skills                                        Intermediate

Decision Making and Problem Solving     Basic

Contracts and Vendor Management        Intermediate



Zain Saudi Arabia

Job Group

Legal Affairs


Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date


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