eLawyer Recruitment
Our client is a US MNC. They are looking for a Legal Counsel to be part of their APAC team to be based in Malaysia. This is a remote work position. However, candidate will need to be available to meet at PJ office whenever the need be.
Legal Counsel (MNC Regional WFH)
In House
Full Time/Permanent
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
3 - 5 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
1. Channel Management (60%)

- Responsible for the global execution of the Company's standard work (aka Implementation Memo) in connection with the Company's channel management program.

- Coordinate and execute the Company's annual channel management requirements, globally.

- Actively drive and manage the Channel Partner onboarding due diligence process.

- Generate Red Flag Review Forms for sign off by Regional Compliance leaders.

- Generate new Channel Partner agreements for Business Units, assist with contract negotiations and annual renewals (where required).

- Work with local management and associates to ensure compliance with channel management program requirements, including compulsory annual anti-bribery/anti-corruption training.

- Prepare various channel management program analysis reports for Global Compliance Officer, for example onboarded/terminated CPs analysis, bowler tracking (if any).

- Assist in risk matrix analysis.

- Develop and conduct channel management compliance training presentations to associates and distributors.

- Develop, update and maintain best practices for channel management, including the ongoing quality review of third party generated company reports.

- Work with outside vendor internal and/or team members to improve functionality of CPTK database.

2. NDA and Standard Contract Reviews (25%)

- Review standard and operational contracts from globe, including NDA, Letter of Authorities, Speaker Agreement, Demo Agreement, etc.

- Arrange for trainings to business on contract review related process and other legal guidance.

3. Other - (15%)

- Assist with APAC General Counsel on various legal and compliance projects as needed.

- Assist with Global Compliance Officer and APAC General Counsel on Compliance investigation related work.

- Keep up to date with Transparency. org's annual publications and country updates. Keep up to date with FCPA/UK Bribery Act enforcement trends.
- LL.B from a reputable University and current Practicing Certificate.

- Minimum 3 -5 years of legal or compliance experience, preferably in a reputable law firm or corporate in-house setting.

- proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and other applicable tools for internal surveys (eg. Survey Monkey)

- Experience working with databases; ability to learn new database systems quickly.

- Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills.

- Strong analytical skills.

- Good project management skills, to include managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects and reporting progress and risks to colleagues, APAC GC, and other senior members of the Legal & Compliance Department.

- Working knowledge of third-party due diligence process and reviewing and evaluating third party diligence investigations.

- Ability to work effectively in a matrixed, multidisciplinary organization.

- Professional maturity and confidence in expressing a point of view with associates and management.

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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