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Head, Legal & Compliance

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One of the region's award-winning, world class mixed-use urban development/investment holding company is seeking a high caliber Head, Legal & Compliance to enhance the organisation’s legal structure amidst expanding business activities.

About the Head, Legal & Compliance Role:
In this position, you will provide legal and compliance support to all functions and subsidiaries across the Group and lead or support strategic and/or complex projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish new harmonised and digitalised policies and tools with respect to contract life cycle management and coordinating other strategic functions (commercial, finance, HR etc.)
  • Establish modern ways of working between departments and internal customers, and generally ensure that a consistent and harmonised legal support is providing across all business lines
  • Build up a strong and embedded Ethics and Compliance (E&C) culture through the engagement of the senior management team
  • Autonomously draft and review contracts (including contracts with customers and vendors), and other key legal documentation, to support all functions and business lines of the company across the Group
  • Structure transactions, manage external counsel and provide general legal advice to various functions within the Group
  • Manage all corporate and governance matters of the company subsidiaries across the region, and ensure the coordination and supervision of external corporate secretary firms

To succeed in this Head, Legal & Compliance role, you will need to be a self-starter with confidence and comfort in decision making and managing people with different stakes, one who has a robust personality, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate professionally with all levels within the organisation.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Admitted to the Bar
  • Business fluency in both oral and written English and Malay/Bahasa or Mandarin
  • Minimum of 12-15 years' PQE in a law firm or company (with a preference for a mixed of experience in law firm and in-house) and track-records in both legal and compliance work related matters
  • Candidates who have garnered work experience in real estate and/or property construction sectors will be viewed favorably
  • able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • agile and able to work in a fast paced work setting

This organisation believes that its people are it’s greatest assets and prides itself in being customer-centric and putting people first.

If you strive for an atmosphere of inclusion, collaboration and innovation that enables individuals to contribute to the overall success of the business through their unique strengths, skills and talents, then this Head, Legal & Compliance role is for you.

Click Apply now or email me today at lindy.ho@robertwalters.com.my to discuss this new opportunity.

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal & Corporate Secretarial

Focus: Property

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: CM41GQ-97E628B8

Date posted: 28 May 2024

Consultant: Lindy Ho

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