Head of Legal
Location Kuala Lumpur
Consultant Tracy Tan
Date posted 19 March 2018Menara 3 Petronas Persiaran KLCC Kuala Lumpur 50088 Robert Walters Malaysia
One of the most reputable regional banks in Asia with a foreign presence in other international locations is now looking for a talented legal professional to take up the leadership mantle of their legal department in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
About the Head of Legal Role
Reporting to the General Counsel, you will take the lead in all legal activities and manage the Malaysian legal department. As the Head of Legal, you will be in charge of growing the team and spearheading the department’s growth in line with the bank’s vision of expansion in Malaysia.
- Maintaining and ensuring that the terms for products & services and other legal documentation used by the business and support functions for their businesses are relevant and updated
- Maintaining and ensuring that the Bank and department’s internal policies and legal risk management framework are relevant and updated
- Collaborating with the business functions on the development of products and services, cross functional and other initiatives.
- Becoming a member of the management and other relevant committees and provide legal advice where required
- Managing talent and building bench strength to support the Bank’s strategic road map
To succeed in this rewarding role, you must have the ability to lead effectively and be able to articulate strategy to other business departments within the Bank.
- LL.B holder and a qualified lawyer in Malaysia or any other commonwealth jurisdiction
- Minimum 12 years' post-qualification experience with prior legal practice and/or in-house experience gained preferably from banks or financial services industry sector in Malaysia
- Possesses experience in corporate and consumer banking business
- Possesses prior experience in leading a team and strong ability to manage diverse stakeholders
With a turnover of USD 8.55 billion worldwide, this is most definitely an exceptional and strong banking institution to join. With 86 years worth of history behind them, this is a great name to join at an exciting time in their development, growth and expansion.
If you are an ambitious and forward-thinking senior legal professional with drive, this is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader in the Asia-Pacific region in the banking and financial services industry.
Apply now or email me today to discuss this new opportunity.
Business Registration Number: 729828-T
Licence Number: JTK2125
Business Registration Number: 729828-T Licence Number: JTK2125