Legal and Compliance Manager
Salary Market Aligned
Consultant Jian Nee Ong
Job Ref 1857020/001
Date posted 20 October 2022kuala-lumpur legal/other 2022-10-20 2022-12-19 legal Cyberjaya MY Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.com.my https://www.robertwalters.com.my/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
A reputable financial services company is looking for a high-calibre candidate for a Legal and Compliance Manager job.
About the Legal and Compliance Manager Role:
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Legal, CEO and CFO, the successful Legal and Compliance Manager will play a pivotal role in spearheading the compliance regime of the company and to continue to advise on all aspects of its legal affairs.
- Drafting and reviewing of various agreements / contracts, and other legal transactional documents
- Render accurate and succinct commercial legal advice to the company and across various departments and business units
- Review, enhance/improve and where necessary, create and implement such policies, guidelines, processes in relation to compliance framework, including data privacy/PDPA, anti-money laundering and anti-bribery and corruption (AML/ABAC), Bank Negara Malaysia’s rules and regulations, employment and labour laws, as based on the culture and business needs of the company and its stakeholders
- Proactively set up and provide trainings to internal stakeholders in relation to legal and compliance regimes
- Advising the top management including the CEO and CFO on all legal and compliance issues, including corporate governance, commercial transactions and negotiations
- Managing and supervising external stakeholders and third parties including regulators and authorities, external legal counsel as required by the needs of the company
To succeed in this Legal and Compliance Manager role, you must be passionate about legal and compliance and be driven to spearhead the same within a progressive organisation with international footprints.
- Admi tted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya with no less than eight years of PQE, with a blend of private legal practice and in-house legal work experience (experience working in international companies/MNCs will is an added advantage)
- Independent and proactive, with experience playing a sole contributor role in a large organisation
- Strong interpersonal skills and people-oriented
- Experience leading, implementing and/or advising in relation to compliance work (including AML, ABAC, fraud prevention, PDPA and employment/labour laws), is required
- Experience working with regulators, particularly the Bank Negara Malaysia, is highly desirable
- Self-assured, driven, organised, and a clear communicator
This company is much more than a financial services entity and is anything but traditional. It has an outstanding international reputation.
If you have a successful track record in legal and compliance and enjoy working in a progressive environment with international footprints, this Legal and Compliance Managerrole is for you.
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