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AGM, Legal & Compliance

Kuala Lumpur KUL

A rapidly expanding FMCG retailer is looking for a talented AGM (Legal) to take on a newly created role. In this job, you will lead a team and be responsible for all legal and compliance related functions.

About the AGM, Legal & Compliance Role:

Reporting to the Senior GM and working closely with the Property GM, you will lead all legal and compliance activities and act as a strategic business partner and advisor by advising the Senior Management Team on all relevant legal, regulatory and compliance issues to enhance the branding of the Company as well as minimising legal and reputational risk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advising the Senior Management Team and providing insight and relevant legal analysis to enable a fully informed and timely decision to be made
  • Identifying legal risks and opportunities in current and future potential business activities and ensuring legal non-compliance is minimal and dealt with efficiently
  • Engaging with Group Legal Counsel and ensuring all Group Governance and Compliance Policies are followed and implemented
  • Instructing and liaising with external lawyers, managing external legal costs and ensuring cost effective delivery
  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings to the business through its operations, property, tax and/or merchandising strategies

To succeed in this role, you must have the ability to lead effectively and be able to articulate legal strategy to the operational teams.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven commercial and strategic thinker with confidence and speed in execution
  • Acute sense and experience of legal business management and administration
  • Ability to make practical evaluation of risk and hold the line to ensure business remains legal
  • Successful track record with at least minimum 10 years' PQE
  • Has broad insights into business affairs and able to communicate complex legal issues in a succinct manner
  • Experience in retail and/or property would be an added advantage

The company currently operates 21 Hypermarkets and 5 Superstores in Malaysia alone and further expansion plans are in the line. This is a great brand to join at an exciting time in their development with half a decade worth of history in Malaysia.

If you are driven, determined and have a successful track record in legal strategy, you can take your career forward in this dynamic AGM, Legal role.

Apply today or email me to discuss this new opportunity.

Business Registration Number: 729828-T Licence Number: JTK2125

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