Legal Counsel (5+ PQE)

Posted 07 July 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • Global legal team of a leading MNC
  • Newly created role
  • Great for career growth

Newly created role within the global legal team of a leading MNC - a true pioneer in the industry. You will be expected to function autonomously as the key authority over commercial/operational contracts, and business partner for stakeholders across multiple domains.

Commercial counsels with commercial experience in supply chain/logistics/manufacturing sectors would be highly relevant.


Key Responsibilities

  • In charge of end-to-end contract life cycle management for global businesses.
  • Act as key point of liaison for contract management portal, ensuring timely delivery and execution.
  • Partner with relevant teams to refine policies and streamline/implement processes to constantly enhance efficiency.
  • Work extensively with internal/external stakeholders in wide variety of business functions.
  • Advise on broad range of legal matters as and when necessary.
  • Conduct training on fundamentals in legal and risk related matters.

Key Requirements

  • Min 5 years’ PQE, ideally with a good mix of private practice and in-house experience.
  • Confident and competent in managing difficult stakeholders independently.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in all facets of contract work - negotiation, drafting, reviewing, risk assessment and delivery.
  • Adept in communicating and maintaining relationships with stakeholders crucial to the business.
  • Autonomous worker able to exercise sound judgement and multi-task in a fast-moving industry.
  • Proficiency in contract/data management software would be well regarded.


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