AP Legal Counsel - Permanent

Job Title: AP Legal Counsel - Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: 14977 (3_020218)
Contact Name: Sophie Chen
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2018 15:42

Job Description

The Job offers me opportunities to manage multiple jurisdictions, experience different cultures, and work with a fast growing company and a truly global legal team

I have the abilities to:

  • identify, analyze and manage legal issues in different jurisdictions
  • communicate effectively to people with different cultures and perspectives
  • provide practical solutions to business
  • be proactive, and anticipating risks
  • detailed but capable of keeping in mind the big picture
  • respond to business with a sense of urgency
  • work under pressure and handle substantial workload efficiently
  • have a strong sense of responsibility
  • have strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Have had exposure to the South east countries would be a plus

I satisfy the following requirements:

  • with growth mindset and team spirit
  • Strong legal and business acumen
  • Strong stakeholder managment skills
  • a qualified lawyer (Singapore would be a plus) with approximately 7-10 year experience with leading law firms and multinational companies, in an international environment 
  • experience in FMCG and food industry is preferred 
  • excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

My responsibilities include:

  • Manage legal matters in certain South East Asia countries (initially Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei) and other countries as necessary.  This includes providing legal support on:
  • Food law including preparation and checking of food labeling and other documents as well as to advice on food labelling, food safety and various product standards
  • Distributor management / key account contract negotiation and related matters including dispute resolution if any

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