regional legal executive (malaysia, singapore & hong kong) in Kuala Lumpur

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yi ling tan, randstad
job type
contract

job details

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location
kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
specialism
human resources
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
experience
1 year
reference number
91M0154719_1617181853
contact
yi ling tan, randstad
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job description

about the company and job

Randstad is a global leader in the HR services industry, with offices in over 38 different markets. At Randstad, the legal team plays an important role in guiding the business and protecting the company. We are currently seeking a high calibre individual to join our team as Regional Legal Executive for Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

The Regional Legal Executive will primarily support the legal review of commercial contracts for our operations in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong, assist with contract management and negotiations, and maintain a central repository of contractual documentation for record keeping purposes.

Seniority Level

  • Junior level

Employment Type

  • Fixed Term Contract (1 year) with the opportunity to convert to a Permanent role

Key accountabilities of the Role

  • Timely and efficient review/drafting of commercial contracts and associated documentation in accordance with Randstad’s policies & procedures;
  • Ensuring that risks assumed in commercial arrangements are in line with accepted Group Legal – Holdings requirements;
  • Assist with contract management and commercial negotiations;
  • Maintaining a central repository of contractual documentation for recordkeeping purposes;
  • Assisting with advice on local legal requirements for our Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong operations;
  • Assisting with reporting on new laws applicable to Randstad’s operations in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong;
  • Undertake liaison with internal management, staff, legal professionals, and others as appropriate;
  • Carry out such additional duties as may reasonably be required by Randstad from time to time; and
  • Undertake all activities for or on behalf of the organisation in line with the Randstad Values, Business Principles and Code of Conduct.

Key requirements

  • Law degree & professional legal qualification (as defined by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia).
  • Good knowledge of contract law, and corporate/commercial law.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience level: 1-2.5 years. Previous experience in corporate/commercial law background (whether in-house/law firm) is an added advantage.
  • Candidates should be highly motivated, independent, and resourceful.
  • Ability to work well in a team & collaborate with colleagues from the legal function & within the business.

What’s on offer

The successful candidate will:

  • Gain international exposure from supporting contract review and providing legal advice to Randstad’s operations in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong;
  • Have opportunities to collaborate with Randstad’s legal team covering Australia & New Zealand;
  • Be trained and mentored with an individual development plan;
  • Have the pleasure of working in a very friendly, close-knit team; and
  • Enjoy great office culture with company social activities.

We call it Great People, Great Opportunities, are you up for the challenge?

If so, click on the link to apply or email Sarah Kate your application at ​sarah.k@randstad.com.my.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

skills

analytical skills, attention to detail, legal knowledge, communication skills, teamwork

qualification

law degree & professional legal qualification (as defined by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia)

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma