Senior Consultant/Assistant Manager in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Ernst & Young

Legal Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Client responsibilities

►   Work closely with one of our prominent Defense and Security clients in Abu Dhabi on a two year engagement (potential to extend.)

►   Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress

►   Help prepare reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties

►   Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel

►   Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the organization

  People responsibilities

►   Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

►   Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting and retaining Customer professionals

►   Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff

►   Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures



Significant involvement in reviewing commercial contracts

Experience working closely service providers, ensuring appropriate service delivery based on the contract terms and conditions

The candidate needs to attend meeting with the contractors and to address different type of issues and prepare the minutes of meetings either in Arabic or English.

Ability to draft contracts and amendments to the contracts.

Manage correspondence with the contractors and draft letters either in Arabic or English.

Translate contracts clauses, correspondence and discuss it with our client management.

Provide support to our client in preparing the contracts hardcopy files.

Review and arrange the existing contracts hardcopy files.

Ability to work and archive our client contracts through electronic copies.

Providing advice and guidance on commercial contracts, highlighting concern areas

Prior experience in translating technical documents from Arabic to English

Four plus years post qualification professional experience, including a preference for international experience

Proven report writing, verbal and written communication and presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex issues in a simple and straightforward manner

Financially numerate, good analytical and problem solving skills

Strong interpersonal skills including evidence of both strong team working and managing skills

Proven ability to provide support on several projects concurrently including ensuring client deadlines are met

Track record in supporting the sales process required for new and existing clients

Strong facilitation and influencing skills

Comfortable and experienced in managing ambiguity and operating in a self directed manner

Good knowledge of the wider business environment and a strong commercial grounding

Self starter, strong sense of initiative

Good organisational skills

Law degree from a leading institution including higher degree (MSc, MBA, MA, MPhil, Phd.) 

Relevant Professional qualification

Arabic language skills are required


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