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General Counsel @ Siemens Egypt - Cairo Office

Cairo, Egypt
Legal & Compliance

English (UK)

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

Siemens Legal supports the operating businesses and the company’s corporate functions in all aspects of legal and compliance relevant topics. The global team acts as business partner of the Siemens management and supports them in achieving the business targets, the development and implementation of legal strategies, and “integrity” – the adherence to the law and to internal regulations.

Today, we are looking for a senior legal professional to join our Team in Cairo office  as General Counsel of Siemens Egypt.

What are my responsibilities?

·       As a trusted business advisor, you will counsel business partners on all upcoming legal topics, including various shareholder-related aspects

·       You will ensure adherence to the corporate requirements, like Board of Director meetings, annual General Assembly, effecting changes in shareholders and Board members

·       You will lead a team of currently three legal professionals

·       You will manage local court cases and the defense strategy to be aligned with Lead country, to be affected through the mandated local law firm(s)

·       You will ensure effective legal risk management (e.g. LoA, ERM) by addressing legal risks and opportunities, applying a legal and entrepreneurial perspective and exploiting the opportunities law provides. Hereby you will independently form decisions and assume responsibility for them

·       The implementation of legal processes required to affect the privileges, obligations and rights of the organization will also be part of your responsibility

·       Having disciplinary responsibility as a team leader you will manage work allocation within the assigned team and external providers. In this aspect you will align with other CoE heads to ensure the shift of tasks to utilize the works forces within the CoE reasonably and to avoid overloads and capacity bottlenecks

·       You will be responsible for managing legal budget, including local external law firms

·       Furthermore, you will secure the exchange and extension of knowledge within the team, regional team, as well as  globally by holding as well as preparing presentations

What do I need to qualify for this job?

·       You have an excellent academic record in law or were able to acquire such knowledge in the course of an equivalent international diploma

·       During your long-term experience, you held different legal positions within Siemens or equal positions in an international law firm or legal department

·       You have detailed knowledge of foreign law systems and a great understanding of legal and economic correlations; knowledge of Technology Transfer law would be beneficial as well

·       Strong, intercultural communication skills support your ability to explain complex legal and contract management matters and compliment your strong drafting and negotiation skills 

·       You are fluent in English and able to work cooperatively and collaboratively within the regional team; Arabic an asset.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work. People with disabilities will be preferred in case of equal qualification. Please find more information at

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your on-line application. Please note: only complete application documents, including diplomas, certificates of employment or letter of recommendation respectively can be considered in the selection process.  


Job ID: 105413

Organization: Legal and Compliance

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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