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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs (Required Programing Language: Visual Basic, C#)  
  • Manages database design/procedures/triggers (SQL Server)  
  • Implements and configures our in-house applications  
  • Handles applications support and feedback 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University Degree (Computer Science/ Computer Engineering)  
  • 1-4 years of experience  
  • Good command of Arabic and English  
  • Good analytical and programming skills  
  • Good knowledge of software design, debugging, documentation, developmental fundamentals, development process and requirements
  • Web development is a plus

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Job Summary:

  • Reports to the Country Manager  
  • Interacts primarily with the operations staff to ensure operations are running smoothly
  • Interacts with the Business Development Team and Key Accounts Team as related to client/new client needs

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Supports all operational issues through consultation
  • Manages client complaints and needs
  • Plays a key role in the development and maintaining of the IPMS system
  • Provides training for new and transfer staff
  • Prepares argument letters
  • Responsible for all opposition and counterstatements up to and including trademark and patent hearings
  • Liaises with clients and Ministries as needed
  • Conducts trademark and patent bulletin watch notices
  • Conducts trademark and patent searches
  • Handles all conditional and rejection decisions
  • Performs translation of legal texts (English-Arabic and vice versa)

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University degree, preferably in law or applied sciences and relevant 5+ years IP experience
  • Direct supervisory experience
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Fluent in spoken and written Arabic and English
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for management, training and delegation
  • Proficient in the use of office applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat)

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Job Summary:

Handles and coordinates all operational functions of Intellectual Property for a given client in a certain jurisdiction

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reads received E-mails to prioritize the jobs and attend  to urgent matters before others
  • Creates records for the instructed jobs by using a specific system (IPMS) and maintains their follow up related to payments, deadlines and all other related matters by setting up tasks and reminders
  • Communicates with clients and agents in order to file trademark, patent and design  applications in various jurisdictions and oversees the processes from the date of filing and up until the issuance of the certificate
  • Handles recordals: oppositions, assignments, mergers, change of name and address, counter statements, cancellation actions
  • Provides the client with progress reports pertaining to the status of the registration or renewal of the trademark, patent or design application
  • Issues invoices, follows up on unsettled invoices, posts invoices on-line in case e-billing is required, organizes invoices entries on spread sheets

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University Degree
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good analytical skills
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, learn quickly, exercise good judgment, demonstrate flexibility, maintain composure while working under pressure of interruptions and changing priorities with strict deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook

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Job Summary:

Attends to the queries of the clients regarding legal enforcement matters for various IP rights in multijurisdictional areas in the MENA region

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal advice and recommends a course of action on how to tackle infringement/counterfeit matters in the MENA region
  • Manages, coordinates and monitors legal enforcement cases on various IP matters
  • Prepares day-to-day correspondences and reports to clients
  • Translates documents when needed
  • Conducts trademark, patent, copyright research pertaining to the origin and background of their registered owner
  • Conducts domain name research and searches for counterfeit items promoted online
  • Liaises with external lawyers and Saba branches to obtain their feedback on infringement cases and maintain the appropriate follow-up
  • Reviews IP related agreements such as licensing, franchise, master development, copyright agreements, etc.
  • Prepares annual audit reports for clients pertaining to legal matters handled by the firm

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good analytical skills

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Job Summary:

Handles the management of portfolios of key clients

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides advice on the registration, selection, use and retention of trademarks
  • Monitors the intellectual property portfolio of key clients and prepares regular reports and updates
  • Maintains vast knowledge of key clients' businesses, competition, and latest industry news and trends
  • Assists in the preparation of the account objectives and action plans and reports on its implementation
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Interacts with Business Development and Key Accounts teams to understand business objectives and user goals

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University degree
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good analytical skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, learn quickly, exercise good judgment, demonstrate flexibility, maintain composure while working under pressure of interruptions and changing priorities with strict deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook

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Job Summary:

Responsible for managing the clients’ IP related matters as they pertain to enforcement, litigation, client relations, such as counseling regarding their rights and obligations, offering them advice about protection of trademarks

Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Gives legal advice to clients on issues pertaining to: trademarks, patents, copyrights, commercial laws…
  • Prepares and executes plans of action pertaining to counterfeits and infringements
  • Prepares submissions and complaints
  • Records trademarks with Customs
  • Attends expert hearings
  • Assists in investigative work
  • Prepares and sends watch notices for clients
  • Drafts contracts and provides legal advice on contracts
  • Represents clients at government departments
  • Coordinates training programs vis-à-vis government agencies and clients
  • Coordinates with outsourced legal teams to ensure client needs are met
  • Supports legal needs of other Saba IP offices
  • Drafts and sends investigation reports to clients
  • Provides follow-up on on-going cases
  • Records agents and registers companies

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Law degree holder from a recognized university
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Arabic
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a similar position
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Have strong IT skills and literacy in Microsoft office packages (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

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Job Summary:

Handles and coordinates all operational functions of Intellectual Property for a given client in a certain jurisdiction

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reads received E-mails to prioritize the jobs and attend  to urgent matters before others
  • Creates records for the instructed jobs by using a specific system (IPMS) and maintains their follow up related to payments, deadlines and all other related matters by setting up tasks and reminders
  • Communicates with clients and agents in order to file trademark, patent and design  applications in various jurisdictions and oversees the processes from the date of filing and up until the issuance of the certificate
  • Handles recordals: oppositions, assignments, mergers, change of name and address, counter statements, cancellation actions
  • Provides the client with progress reports pertaining to the status of the registration or renewal of the trademark, patent or design application
  • Issues invoices, follows up on unsettled invoices, posts invoices on-line in case e-billing is required, organizes invoices entries on spread sheets

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University Degree
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good analytical skills
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, learn quickly, exercise good judgment, demonstrate flexibility, maintain composure while working under pressure of interruptions and changing priorities with strict deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook

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Job Summary:

Handles all the operational functions related to the protection of the clients’ IP rights

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Handles all jobs related to the registration, renewals, recordals (assignments, mergers, change of name and address), oppositions, cancellation actions, etc. of IP matters
  • Communicates and coordinates with agents on all operational procedures
  • Provides clients with regular status reports related to the registration, renewal, etc. of the trademark, patent or design application
  • Conducts research when necessary and provides advice on all IP matters, e.g. registration, objections, retention, etc.
  • Maintains vast knowledge of important clients' businesses, competition, and latest industry news and trends
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor
  • Interacts with all internal departments (e.g. Business Development, Key Accounts, Enforcement, Watch and Clearance, Credit, Accounts, etc.) and Saba branches to coordinate and to understand business objectives

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • University Degree
  • 1-2 years of work experience
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good analytical skills
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, learn quickly, exercise good judgment, demonstrate flexibility, maintain composure while working under pressure of interruptions and changing priorities with strict deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook

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Job Summary:

Handles and coordinates all operational functions of Intellectual Property for a given client in a certain jurisdiction

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reads received E-mails to prioritize the jobs and attend  to urgent matters before others
  • Creates records for the instructed jobs by using a specific system (IPMS) and maintains their follow up related to payments, deadlines and all other related matters by setting up tasks and reminders
  • Communicates with clients in order to process instructions from the date of filing and up until the issuance of the certificate
  • Issues invoices, follows up on unsettled invoices, posts invoices on-line in case e-billing is required, organizes invoices entries on spread sheet

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University Degree
  • Good command of English, French and Arabic
  • Good organizational, follow-up and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, learn quickly, exercise good judgment, demonstrate flexibility, maintain composure while working under pressure of interruptions and changing priorities with strict deadlines.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook (computer skills)

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Job Summary:

Responsible for monitoring and controlling client’s accounts to ensure collection targets are met through the use of various methods

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Following up with the clients on a regular basis regarding the debt
  • Handling client's complaints on time
  • Conducting internet research to better understand the client's business
  • Allocating payments in accordance with customer remittances
  • Processing and generating reminder letters and monthly statements
  • Investigating and resolving queries related to non-payment of invoices
  • Adhering to strict monthly and annual collection targets
  • Ensuring that debts are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that all pending applications are being followed up timely based on KPI
  • Handling all credit enquiries and providing accurate advice within 24 hours
  • Conducting regular branch briefing to share common error, preventive measures for syndication etc…
  • Responding promptly to internal enquiries (departments and offices)
  • Responding promptly to all bank requests
  • Handling disputed bills and negotiating to bring payment within the agreed terms
  • Meeting cash & debtor day targets set by the Firm
  • Maintaining accurate records of all collection activity
  • Identifying changes in payment patterns and proposing action to avert Doubtful Debts Provision 

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Good command of English
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills
  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • The ability to explain financial issues to others in a simple yet direct manner
  • Ability to build and maintain close relationships with all customers, to ensure smooth running of accounts and encourage timely recovery of payments
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Issues invoices, proformas and credit notes
  • Corresponds with clients and replies to their requests on invoice matters

 Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • Good communication skills
  • Good command of English (French is a plus)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Transcribes data from a source document into a local database
  • Identifies errors in the process if any
  • Verifies recorded information to ensure accuracy and completeness of the data
  • Performs all other tasks and duties as related or assigned

 Skills/Qualifications:

  • Good research skills
  • Very good computer knowledge
  • Disciplined, enthusiastic and resilient personality
  • Accuracy in work
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • High school degree or equivalent

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