Legal Manager (SEA) – (Manufacturing/ Electronics)

Job Title: Legal Manager (SEA) – (Manufacturing/ Electronics)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 80000 to SGD 130000
Reference: CT/LM/ME/SG
Contact Name: Clement Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2020 21:33

Job Description

  • Working with an established global MNC in the Manufacturing/ Electronics space
  • Broad scope of work, happy to take candidates directly from private practice
  • A seasoned and nurturing Lead Counsel who believes in mentoring the incoming counsel

Our client, an established MNC in the Manufacturing/ Electronics space, is looking to hire a Legal Manager (SEA) as part of their team.

The ideal candidate has strong commercial contracts experience, familiar with reviewing and negotiation on vendor agreements/ software licensing. This is an excellent first in-house role, where the client appreciates and is happy to train the successful candidate on any new areas.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide range of commercial contracts (including software licenses/ resale and vendor/supplier contracts)
  • Support the various internal clients in the business on legal matters in a clear and practicable manner
  • Managing and identifying any potential litigation matters
  • Working closely with the compliance/ internal audit teams to ensure effective corporate governance
  • Advising on matters including employment, intellectual property, data privacy and protection
  • Keeping the management and team abreast of the latest developments in the relevant areas of law
  • Commercially savvy and pragmatic legal advice
  • Updating and upholding compliance and internal regulation
Key Requirements  
  • At least 4 years of legal experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in law from a reputable university
  • Experience in compliance work is ideal
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work in a cross-functional team
  • Exhibits professionalism and ethical standards of the highest level
  • Commercially savvy, driven and practical
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