Legal & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Location: Taipei
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2_031018
Sector: Legal In-House

Our client from the FMCG industry is looking to hire a Legal & Regulatory Affairs Manager to manage the local Taiwan legal/compliance function. The incumbent will act as an internal legal counsel and liaise with external legal counsel when needed. They will also provide ad hoc support the legal/compliance functions in other countries in the Asia cluster. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review all commercial contracts/document to ensure compliance, minimize commercial risks and protect Company’s interests. 
  • Provide strategic and risk management counseling towards dispute resolution & manage litigation tasks. 
  • Advise internal clients across company's business on day-to-day legal issues. 
  • Facilitate projects / new concepts fruition which involve legal implications to minimize risks and defend commercial interests for the Company. 
  • Monitor and track market intelligence and tobacco related legislation in Taiwan. Keep the Company informed of the most up to date tobacco related regulatory issues. 
  • Facilitate the formation of internal positions on specific regulatory issues and ensure necessary pre-caution/measures are well considered. 
  • Involve and contribute the Company's input to the industry platform and ensure the Company’s positions and interests are well represented. 
  • Manage effective stakeholder network internally and externally to support influence a favourable environment for business operation