Legal and Compliance Counsel Legal and Compliance Counsel …

Hays Legal
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Legal
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Hays Legal
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Immediately available Legal and Compliance Counsel role, provide legal advice for ANZ and MEA operations. Your new company
Hays Legal has partnered with a leading Multi-National manufacturer to recruit for a Legal Counsel position. You will be working with highly qualified legal professionals specialising in commercially focused legal advice.

Your new role
Reporting to the Senior Vice President - Legal, you will handle legal and compliance matters including insurance and corporate governance matters for the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa Region. In addition, you will:
  • Provide advice in relation to applicable laws, regulations and company policies
  • Review contracts and provide legal advice for ANZ and MEA operations
  • Support new business initiatives and propose legally compliant plans
  • Provide compliance support and guidance and create measures to minimise compliance risks, liaising with other corporate and regional functions and applicable authorities as required
  • Provide training to employees and third parties, conduct investigations of compliance cases
  • Conduct regular compliance audits to identify and mitigate potential risks
  • Implement corporate compliance policies and procedures and develop local policies based on risks and needs
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this position, you will have:
  • A legal qualification and a current Australian Legal Practising Certificate
  • At least 3 years' PQE
  • Fluency in verbal and written Mandarin
  • Working knowledge of US SOX and FCPA, other anti-corruption laws, and implementation of related compliance programs
  • Experience working on cross-border legal and compliance matters
  • Willing to travel across the region
What you'll get in return
If successful in the role you will have the opportunity to take ownership of three regions and work in an autonomous role reporting and assisting a supportive manager. There is also competitive remuneration on offer.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us Suras Khosla now on 9604 9519 or email
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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