Director of Legal & Compliance
Location Kuala Lumpur
Consultant Tracy Tan
Date posted 24 May 2018Menara 3 Petronas Persiaran KLCC Kuala Lumpur 50088 Robert Walters Malaysia
A newly-created Director of Legal & Compliance job has just been made available at a rapidly-expanding essential oils retailer based in Kuala Lumpur. You will be tasked to support a large, complex business unit with a regional remit.
About the Director of Legal & Compliance role:
This is a stand-alone regional role based in the Kuala Lumpur office and you will be reporting primarily to the President of Asia Pacific China with a dotted line reporting to the Corporate Senior Director of International Legal Affairs based in the US.
- Setting up and implementing the APAC Compliance Programme and sitting on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Committee
- Reviewing commercial contracts and coordinating with the Corporate-International legal departments for approvals
- Planning and overseeing regular, periodic audits of operations to identify and correct any possible barriers to the efficacy of the compliance programme
- Preparing annual reports to the Governing Body concerning the activities, actions, proposed programmes and recommendations related to the APAC Compliance Programme
- Assisting with legal matters in the APAC market and researching requirements for legal MLM operations of the APAC markets
To succeed in this Director of Legal & Compliance role, you should have five years' management experience and the ability to work independently.
- Malaysian-qualified legal practitioner and/or in-house legal counsel with 6-9 years' PQE
- Familiarity with trade law and anti-corruption matters at an international/regional level
- Previous experience with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and direct sales/marketing in China would be an added advantage
- Fluency in spoken Mandarin as well as basic professional knowledge and usage of written Mandarin is necessary to liaise with Mandarin-speaking counterparts
- Ability to articulate strategy and manage stakeholders across all levels
This company is much more than direct sales and marketing and is anything but traditional. It has the people and ethos to act with speed, innovation, enterprise and creativity. The scope of the offer, the growth of the business, the freedom and autonomy to handle a vast regional portfolio all adds up to a great place to work.
If you have a successful track record in regional legal and compliance and enjoy working on cross-border business deals, you can take your career to new heights with this exciting Director of Legal & Compliance role.
Apply today or email me at email@example.com to discuss further.
Business Registration Number: 729828-T
Licence Number: JTK2125
Business Registration Number: 729828-T Licence Number: JTK2125