Junior Legal Counsel

Business Unit:  Corporate
Division:  Business Planning Group
Department:  Business Cooperation Team

Your Mission

This position is responsible for legal support on day-to-day business activities.

What To Expect

  • Work with various business functions to provide legal support on day-to-day business activities.
  • Draft, review, advise and negotiate various commercial contracts, terms and conditions, letters, NDA, MOU, forms and any other documents required by the business. 
  • Manage internal claims and disputes, assist in investigation, mitigate disputes and prevent law suits.
  • Develop, prepare and maintain contract templates, forms, letter for different functions within the company and when necessary in response to the regulatory updates.
  • Develop the contract management workflow and processes to ensure approvals are obtained and documents are signed properly. 
  • Prepare and develop compliance program by localising the compliance policies from headquarters and draft any other policies required for the business based on Singapore laws.
  • Implement good compliance practices for various business functions such as production, manufacturing, sales and marketing, general affairs, IT, HR and procurement.
  • Monitor on-going laws and regulations relevant to the business, provide updates on new developments in laws and regulations and its impact to the company’s operations. 
  • Oversee licensing and monitor regulatory compliance in various business functions, enforce regulatory framework and provide training to all relevant business functions.
  • Perform risks and background screening on vendors and business partners, report any risks that may affect the business to the management.
  • Attend to audit requests and any other ad hoc requests as instructed.

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor of Law, legally qualified in Singapore. 
  • Minimum 3 years PQE, with experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, and advising on data privacy matters. 
  • Previous experience in manufacturing and automotive industry, will be an advantage. 
  • Good communication skills and stakeholder management, with ability to communicate with non-native English speaking stakeholders in business language. 
  • Willingness to learn new regulations, flexible and confident with unknowns and constant changes in the new industry.
  • Practical and solutions-oriented to solve legal challenges in the new industry.
  • Collaborative mindset to work with various business functions in a start-up culture.