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Our client is an European MNC in FMCG business. Their office in KL is looking for a senior lawyer to fill in a regional role. Candidate will be providing legal support to countries in South East Asia including Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei
Senior Legal & Compliance Manager (regional role / MNC)
In House
Compliance/Regulatory,Corporate / M&A / Commercial
Full Time/Permanent
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
7 - 12 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
16/08/2020
- Analyze on complex legal risks & opportunities on various Malaysian, Brunei & Singapore laws including but not limited to company law, competition law, anti-corruption law, personal data law, food law, intellectual property law, property/land law, environment law and build legal strategies to ensure continuous business growth. Conduct legal watch and ensure comprehensive and on-going knowledge of emerging trends and subjects that have potential to impact to the CBU

- Conduct legal watch and ensure comprehensive and on-going knowledge of emerging trends and subjects that have potential to impact to the CBU

- Implement and apply the company's guidelines policies with the objective to reduce legal risk and protect the assets of the CBU

- Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk and develop/implement corrective action plans

- Management of legal process systems (C-Box, contracts management policy, CVM, compliance approvals etc.)

- Manage the bi-yearly corporate and litigation reporting to headquarters, company secretarial matters, understanding and advising on local corporate law requirement and advocating strong internal governance

- Ensure collaborative objectives are achieved with various internal stakeholders in relation to internal audit, internal control, risk management, process improvement and efficiency
- 7 to 12 years of legal experience
- Ideal candidate should have combination of private practice and in-house counsel in FMCG industry
- Business acumen, ability to multitask and experience in handling complex projects
- Maintain high level of expertise & empowerment in legal & compliance team
- Ability to lead junior legal manager(s), driving efficiency and people development
- Proven ability in multi-tasking, prioritizing workload, high attention to detail, meticulous, follow-through and accuracy
- Understanding the technical knowledge in FMCG business and requirement
- Collaborative mindset and attitudes
- Strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skill
- Ability to prioritize and lead action plan with pragmatism
- Ability to lead and develop a high performing team of professionals



This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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