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Legal Head

Job Category:

BPO / KPO / Shared Services

Job Level:

Executive

Open Date:

07-Jun-2019

Location:

TAGUIG CITY

Close date:

31-Dec-2019

Client Overview:

The Legal Director is supporting company’s strategic goals and improving company’s business performance by leading legal activities for the Global Business Center (GBC) in partnership with the Head of GBC and US Legal leadership. Key activities include managing compliance, managing contracts, managing legal operations, and supporting corporate activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Create a GBC-wide strategy for the legal function. Create and implement strategies for managing GBC legal risk. Supervise and enhance the strategies, plans, and policies supporting the legal function.
  • Define and oversee all legal activities and determine authority/responsibility of legal department and line management within those processes. Activities include:
    • Review and evaluate legal documents such as contracts, license, and real estate and examine any documents for legal implications. Negotiate and document agreements and contracts to ensure the company’s full legal rights
    • in relation to a particular situation
    • Resolve disputes and litigation internally or externally. Manage dispute investigation, counsel stakeholders, administer litigation/arbitration case management, ensure legal administration and support, manage external counsel, and conduct incident management
    • Support the efforts and activities for remediation to resolve any legal concern. Create plans for corrective action in collaboration with the organization's operations and relevant external parties
    • Perform regulatory reporting and support adhoc corporate activities as required such as corporate finance and development
    • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Develop and drive organizational effectiveness and support the GBC on all major initiatives
  • Manage, lead, and direct the entire legal department including creating and administering budget for the entire legal function

Functional Area Outcomes and Expectations

·         Ensure strategic goals and projects are implemented efficiently to meet company’s strategic goals and objectives

·         Establish and foster a strategic vision to ensure the GBC is viewed as a valued partner and appropriately involved in business decisions

·         Create positive relationship among key stakeholders

·         Ensure that the GBC is in compliance with company-specific and healthcare regulatory requirements

·         Deliver legal services and solutions within budget approved and service commitment

·         Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics

·         Collaborate with leadership to devise efficient defense strategies

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         Experience managing teams in a shared service center environment, with proven experience in training, coaching, and developing key resources

·         Demonstrated ability to manage stakeholder relationships across diverse geographies/locations and business units

·         Extensive experience as a Legal Director in business environment and excellent knowledge of corporate laws and procedures

·         Must have excellent communications, team working, leadership, and change orientation skills

·         Excellent ability to analyze situations, synthesize complex legal analysis into clear recommendations, and work effectively with senior business leaders

- Willingness to travel

Client Industry:

SHARED SERVICES

Job Description and Qualification:

Legal Head

Salary:

PHP 3M – 3.9M