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Senior Legal and Compliance Counsel

Job Title: Senior Legal and Compliance Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -092020-452975
Contact Name: Rinku Saraf
Contact Email: rgoenka@argyllscott.sg
Job Published: October 16, 2020 11:46

Job Description

About the company

One of the leading outsourcing service providers globally. You would be responsible for the Legal & Complaince mattes in the business. This is a great opportunity for a proactive candidate to take more accountability and responsibility to partner with senior stakeholders

About the role

This is a regional (Asia) role and you will be reporting to the Head of Legal based in Singapore.

Responsibilities

  • Act as legal counsel for the business covering Japan & Korea
  • Lead compliance person for all compliance & regulatory matters in the region (APAC).
  • Implement, review and update compliance process & policies for the region in line with any changes/new laws, regulations and guidance introduced by local authorities/ government bodies.
    • Staying a breast of legal and regulatory compliances APAC in order to ensure the business is aware and best prepared for any changes that come into effect.
    • Develop and continuously review the organizations regulatory compliance processes, standards and controls to ensure they remain up to date and meet current statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for internal compliance policy review, including ongoing assessments, assisting with compliance review, internal audit reviews and ongoing or ad hoc reviews
  • Develop training material for teams to conduct training to improve the quality of service
  • Work closely with the stakeholders and different teams in the business across multiple jurisdictions to ensure timely and knowledgeable support on critical matters
    • Providing advice on regulatory compliance matters or the impact of regulatory compliances, on live business deals and deal structures.
  • Responsible for updating the quarterly regulatory risks log
  • Other Ad hoc task as assigned

Qualifications

  • Common law qualified with at least 5-6 years' experience in Legal, Compliance and/or regulatory role
  • Regional employment knowledge will be extremely useful
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work on a variety of legal, compliance and regulatory matters
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with stakeholders and the ability to work well across other teams
  • Experience navigating stakeholders through complex legal and regulatory issues
  • Independent and able to exercise judgment, coupled with a commercial mindset and provide practical solutions
  • Ability to think and plan strategically as well as act operationally
  • Willingness to learn, work hard and independently.

Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd
EA License No. 16S8105
Rinku Goenka
EA Reg No: R1982285