Head of Legal and Compliance

Kuala Lumpur Permanent MYR20,000 - MYR25,000 per month (MYR240,000 - MYR300,000 per year)
  • Market Leader
  • Key Decision Role

About Our Client

Our client is a consumable related company. Moving forward as a vibrant organization, they believe in hiring the best talent to produce the best results. They are currently looking for a Head of Legal & Compliance to partner in bringing their business to a higher level. This is an amazing opportunity to join this organization with strong development and progression in a exciting role.

Job Description

As this role is essential to the organization, it is vital candidate comes with a track record of delivery and proven experience. Among the many responsibilities are listed below:

  • Lead and develop the Company's legal matters through legal implications and compliance.
  • Advise Management/ Department Heads on broad range legal and compliance matters.
  • To provide legal advices and support in legal, contractual, litigations, commercial law and etc as to adhere any statutory or regulatory.
  • Proactively identify legal risks and provide legal advice in respect of all corporate operational legal matters and ensure legal compliance.
  • To conduct and keep abreast of any new laws and regulations applicable to the Company, initiate necessary change and impact to business operations.
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
  • Reviews, negotiates and drafting all types of arrangements, contacts, legal documents and etc.
  • Liaise with external parties and lawyers on legal matters.
  • Drive and facilitate a culture of compliance across the Company.
  • Conduct work with integrity and responsibility.
  • Undertake ad-hoc duties and assignments as when required.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Head of Legal & Compliance will be confident in leading from the front and be responsible for the growth of the company and must posses the below requirements;

  • Bachelor's Degree in Law (LLB) with at least 15 years of relevant experience. Experience in professional firms and in-house experience are viewed as an advantage.
  • Good working knowledge in corporate and commercial contract.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with strong persuasive abilities.
  • Strong and good written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Accountability and high professional integrity and mature.
  • Meticulous attention to fine detail and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Enthusiastic team-player, willing to learn, quality-conscious with an eye for detail, practical and discreet in dealing with confidential information.

What's on Offer

Being part of a market leader in the industry, you will be entitled to:

  • Being in a key position.
  • Be part of a well established company.
Benjamin Chong
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Phone number
6012 373 2405

Job summary

What is your area of specialisation?
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Kuala Lumpur
Contract Type
Consultant name
Benjamin Chong
Consultant contact
6012 373 2405
Job Reference

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