International Legal Affairs Manager

Sector: Investment

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare contractual agreements for Iraqi and non-Iraqis using current research methods and a knowledge of a team's needs and ability to fulfill its requirements.
  • Handling all legal-related matters of all foreign companies.
  • Handling legal issues in foreign laws and regulations.
  • Handling legal issues which may arise in cross-border transactions between the organizations.
  • Coaching and mentoring company lawyers in regard to contracting and contract drafting etc.
  • Assisting with management meetings including organizing, delivering, and assisting with preparing meeting materials (presentations, resolutions, etc.).
  • Liaising with outside lawyers on the company’s legal-related issues.
  • Assisting the management with decision-making.
  • Ensure that the terms of contractual agreements are written in language that is legally binding and in accordance with the desires of the company.
  • Clearly explain and advise contract terminology to the team and other interested parties in simple, everyday language.


  • Masters and/or Bachelor in Law.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Exposure to multiple industries is preferable.
  • High knowledge of applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Preferable languages: Kurdish, Arabic, and English (Strong verbal and written communications skills). 
  • Ability to communicate ideas, and facts, and write comprehensive reports.
  • Ability to work with little supervision, meet deadlines, solve problems, and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Detail-oriented, with a strong focus and the highest level of Professionalism and objectivity under all circumstances.
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented with a conceptual and flexible mindset, and possess good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to develop knowledge of respect and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
  • Staff management and development. 

Working Conditions:

Office Base
Location: Sulaymaniyah
Sector: Investment
Job Code: emp150
Employment Duration: Full Time
Deadline: 31/01/2023

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