Group Head of Legal
International HQ based in Singapore
Commercially savvy legal business partner required
About Our Client
Our client is a well-established consumer goods company with a very successful track record of growth in the region. With an ambitious vision to bring in innovation and expansion for the organisation, there is now a requirement to hire a commercially savvy Head of Legal to support this growth plan.
Reporting to the Group CEO, you will provide business-oriented solutions and corporate and commercial advice to management and the business to facilitate the achievement of business goals and objectives. Your scope will include contractual and commercial risk management, drafting and reviewing agreements, supporting the negotiation process when it comes to bids and tenders, managed disputes, as well as providing general legal advice. You will also ensure corporate governance and the board process. Working closely with the senior management, you would also provide legal support for joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions and expansion of manufacturing facilities in the region.
The Successful Applicant
You are a Qualified Lawyer with at least 10 years PQE gained in a reputable multinational and/or leading law firm in Singapore. Regional exposure and experienced gained in the FMCG/F&B/Manufacturing industry would be highly advantageous. A culturally sensitive and highly self-motivated individual, you possess strong commercial acumen and problem solving skills as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the flair to work in a fast-paced environment are also critical to the success of the role.
What's on Offer
Exciting time to join the group in the times of transformation and growth. The role is part of the board of the local management team and works closely with the CEO and board members.