APAC Legal Counsel
High growth business
About Our Client
Our Client is a US multinational, a prominent leader in the FMCG industry in the space they operate in. Due to the ongoing expansion of the Asia Pacific business, there is now a newly created position for a Legal Counsel to support the expansion plans in the region.
Reporting to the Global General Counsel, you will provide legal advice and support commercial teams on contract negotiations to drive business growth and new market entries in the Asia Pacific region while minimizing and mitigating legal risk. This will include building legal and compliance policies, adapting and tailoring corporate policies and procedures to legal and regulatory requirements in the region. You will also have oversight of the compliance function and provide any necessary internal training in the area in the region. Involvement in regional and global projects including M&As, process improvements and coordination for any disputes that might arise should also be expected.
The Successful Applicant
You are a Qualified Lawyer at least 8 years post qualification experience, with excellent understanding and experience of the commercial requirements of doing business in the Asia Pacific region or internationally and their relevant laws and compliance guidelines. A positive, adaptable, driven and independent individual, you enjoy a strategic business partnering role while being able to remain hands on. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, are comfortable with ambiguity and have a proven track record in interacting with diverse stakeholders and regulators on a regional scale.
What's on Offer
You can look forward to an exciting broad based and commercially driven role and the opportunity to participate in the growth in the region of a global multinational with an excellent corporate culture.