A Head, Legal job has become available at one of the largest plantation and agri-business arms where the plantation division is involved in oil palm cultivation and downstream activities, agribusiness and food, as well as research and development. To continue to meet and exceed the demands and expectations of the group’s growing business and as part of this expansion, is now recruiting a high-calibre Head, Legal to support legal operations in Indonesia.
About the Head, Legal Role: You will play a pivotal role in the legal team’s continued development and expansion in driving the growth of the organisation.
Lead, drive, and manage the legal department with high-quality and solution-oriented legal advice for operations, projects and transactions undertaken including litigation, disputes and claims
Protect legal interests and reputation and consider strategic and business needs to ensure long-term sustainability of the group’s function and growth
Negotiate, draft and review documents and advise on relevant legal and regulatory requirements. Expedite progress of transactions by generating relevant legal documents in-house and provide detailed review of and value-add comments
Handle corporate transactions such as M&A, disposals, joint ventures, financing and other transactions and structure deals in compliance with legal requirements while meeting commercial objectives and recommend solutions/steps to achieve the same
Grow a team that is capable of independently providing sound legal advice and facilitate business objectives
The successful Head, Legal must be driven and focused with the ability to be an independent thinker and work on their own initiatives and have good understanding and knowledge of business objectives.
Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) and admitted to the Malaysian Bar or its equivalent
Must possess at least 10 years PQE in legal practice/in-house commercial setting. Candidates who are equipped with solid M&A, JV work experience will be viewed favourably
Strong analytical skills (balancing understanding of the law and possess good negotiation skills)
Ability to negotiate contracts and find solutions in deadlocks
Enjoys high-pressure and dynamic environment
Willing to relocate/travel (as and when required) and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Proactive and independent with strong sense of responsibility and able to work in fast paced environment/tight deadlines, meticulous and integrity
This renowned and established organisation has been in operations since the 1980s and with such a history behind it, you can be rest assured that this is a business with a strong model of success.
If you are a resilient and determined legal practitioner/open to new challenges, this Head, Legal role is right for you. This is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader and continue your professional development with one of the best brands in the market.
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