Careem is the internet platform for the greater Middle East region. A pioneer of the region's ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to become the region's everyday Super App.
Careem's mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created more than one million employment opportunities in the region.
Careem became a wholly owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020. www.careem.com We are looking for a highly experienced, commercially-minded senior legal counsel who will have oversight and responsibility for legal matters relating to Careem Egypt and Saudi Arabia based in Egypt Key responsibilities Advising senior business stakeholders of Careem Egypt and KSA and working closely with Careems General Counsel Managing complex transactions from across the Careem network Interacting with Saudi government authorities and regulators Leading on contract reviews and negotiations Formulating legal risk management strategies for Careem Egypt and KSA Requirements The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to improving the lives of people, an insane focus on excellence, and a strong alignment with our core values being bold, focused, agile and collaborative.
Additional requirements include Law degree from a top university Fluent in English and Arabic (both oral and written) Strong KSA local law knowledge and a minimum of 4 years of legal experience in KSA is mandatory Minimum of 2yrs experience at an international law firm Corporate, commercial or finance experience preferred but not required The ability to prioritize and multi-task, particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines A methodical, pro-active approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy Willingness to work in a fast-paced, exciting and non-hierarchical environment