Manager, Risk and Compliance with Legal

Selangor Permanent MYR15,000 - MYR20,000 per month (MYR180,000 - MYR240,000 per year) Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Global MNC
  • Rewarding Benefits

About Our Client

Our client is one of the most successful automotive companies in the world. They are one of the largest and most successful suppliers of premium passenger cars & vehicle manufacturer.

Job Description


  • Delivering commercial legal advice which supports the company's vision of being the first choice provider of financial services for its dealers and customers.
  • Protecting the business from adverse regulatory activity and reputational risk within the framework of all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Delivering legal solutions to a range of operational challenges, opportunities and projects to mitigate the company's exposure to legal risk.
  • Identifying and briefing General Counsel on potential/actual legal exposures and proposing appropriate proactive and remedial measures.
  • Supporting the regional and global legal risk management programs within the local entity.


  • Compliance risk assessments, performance monitoring and reporting
  • Support of the local management in assuming and executing its responsibility to implement and maintain an effective Compliance program at the unit level
  • Compliance and Integrity awareness at the unit level
  • Effective unit governance structures and procedures for compliance and integrity oversight and management
  • Implementation and maintenance clear standards of business and ethical conduct
  • Implementation of risk based control procedures
  • Ongoing, effective communications and training on compliance requirements, e.g. for internal stakeholders, external business partners

Main Accountabilities

  • Proactively involved and strategically advising on projects undertaken by SSC AAP
  • Drafting and negotiating service level agreements on behalf of SSC AAP with FS markets and service providers.
  • Ensuring SSC AAP avoids regulatory activity by reviewing, providing advice on its Operations activities
  • Drafting, negotiating and securing legal documentation
  • Providing legal support and advice in setting up the SSC AAP entity and during daily operations afterwards.
  • Providing authoritative legal advice to all departments to support its finance and insurance business and operations of SSC AAP.
  • Driving a legal risk management program to ensure the organisation meets both its business objectives and complies with its regulatory obligations.
  • Communicating and liaising with external parties such as external counsels and local authorities.
  • Providing legal advice on a wide range of topics such antitrust laws, corporate laws, including local regulatory requirements.
  • Handling/supporting/coordinating Corporate Secretary duties.
  • Provide communications, guidance and local consultation regarding Compliance and Integrity Obligation
  • Based on central IL training plan identify local training needs and develop local training plan, liaise with local Management
  • Conduct risk-oriented trainings (act as multiplier) and ensure documentation accordingly monitor and report on effectiveness of Compliance Management System to local Management and FCO independently from entity management and monitor compliance of and within the entity independently Effective unit governance structures and procedures for compliance and integrity oversight and management, incl. defined accountability for compliance responsibilities
  • Monitor, facilitate and report on integrity, compliance and remediation activities, as applicable, aggregate and analyze compliance issues and trends, and provide entity summary to local Management and FCO
  • Independently provide coordination, facilitation and oversight of key Compliance activities
  • Consultation on implementation of entity specific policies and procedures for the prevention of corruption
  • Providing a timely, effective and consistently applied Compliance consultation and documentation process
  • Business Partner Integrity Management Supplier, including Supplier Due Diligence and Supplier Integrity Check
  • Support and coordinate the entity-specific implementation of Data Protection requirements
  • Assist with the application of the Compliance Framework for Data Analytics; support by local Legal Counsel when required

The Successful Applicant

Required Educational Background

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting/ Risk Management/Law or similar.

Professional Experience

  • Approximately 5 years' experience

Required Specific Knowledge and Capabilities

  • Appropriate knowledge and experience in Legal, Internal Audit, Accounting or similar.
  • Appropriate knowledge in applicable international and local laws (Anti-corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, CTF, Data Protection), Sanctions Lists and other applicable regulations and generally accepted CMS framework agreements.
  • Have experience in managing APAC stakeholders.
  • Professional qualification on responsible leadership, compliance, internal controls, audit or corporate sustainability is an advantage.
  • Ability to apply specialised legal skills whilst retaining a strong judgment for commercial outcomes
  • Exemplary leadership qualities by applying an adaptable training style to coach colleagues
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Able to work both in a team and independently
  • Capable of strategic and analytical thinking
  • Interested to take on challenging work and work well under pressure
  • Ability to conduct training with good presentation skills is an added advantage

What's on Offer

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including performance based bonuses, flexible benefits, and competitive compensation.
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities.
  • A world-class training program in financial services.
  • A collaborative dynamic culture where personal initiative and hard work are recognized and rewarded.
Laxmin Ganapathy
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Phone number
6013 375 5387

Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Compliance & Legal
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Financial Services
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Consultant name
Laxmin Ganapathy
Consultant contact
6013 375 5387
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Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.