Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel

AXA Group Operations Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Selangor
8-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

1. Provision of legal advice to business units
  • Provide legal advice on legal and concerns to come up with responsive resolutions
  • Provide timely and quality advice to IT, Finance, Procurement, Human Resources (HR), and other internal customers. · Compliance of correspondences, articles, contracts and other documents of the company with legal and business requirements

2. Interactions / liaison with government agencies, including SEC and PEZA
  • Represent the Company in dealings with government agencies
  • Filings with PEZA and SEC · Filings of statutory obligations for AXA GO in PH, MY, HK, SG, ID

3. Contracts review (IT and non-IT)
  • Review third-party contracts (in English) and amend as required to ensure compliance with AXA internal risk controls & best practice – using standard templates as a guide.
  • Review third-party contracts (in English) and amend as required to ensure alignment to best commercial practice to protect AXA fiduciary position now and in the future
  • Review internal managed service agreements (MSA) and ensure compliance with best commercial practice, risk controls and local country laws and regulations

4. Custodianship of Company archive of contracts, regulatory filings and government approvals
  • Administer the maintenance of legal documents and department’s e-Library
5. Manage company litigation
  • Provide legal advice on issues arising from actual or anticipated lawsuits
  • Analyze litigation cases handled by external counsel at key stages to guide management on the proper course of action to take
  • Represent the Company or its officials in various legal proceedings
  • Perform proper management of legal cases including cost- effectiveness
  • Mitigate legal risks
6. Implement best practices in Corporate Governance and manage Corporate Secretarial Work
  • Ensure all corporate governance responsibilities are completed for the board, stockholders and committee meetings, certificates of approved resolutions, and other corporate documents
  • Act as custodian of AXA GO archive of contracts, regulatory filings and government
7. Stakeholder Management
Manage communication to stakeholders to ensure there is an adequate level of communication between all relevant parties

Qualifications and
Experience (mandatory)
  • University graduate, Law Degree
  • ITIL Software Management (or equivalent)
Experience
  • 8+ years of professional experience in business law and litigation practice, especially relating to corporate law, contract law, intellectual property, information technology
  • Experience in managing large vendor contracts USD + 2M
  • Experience in managing internal MSA · Experience with large contract implementations
  • Experience in managing outsourced and/or offshore vendors
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication and presentation skills with previous experience
  • Excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills
Qualifications Experience and (preferred)
  • Experience with mentoring and coaching team members · ITIL certified · Insurance experience preferred
Skills & Competencies
  • This role requires a candidate who is a strategic autonomous thinker and has the capability to work in a culturally diverse, dynamic team environment and is delivery orientated.
  • Strong communication skills are critical as is the ability to influence positive outcomes through negotiation with key stakeholders.
  • Candidate should have practical experience in problem solving from a legal perspective, have an attention for detail-oriented and high level of organizational skills.

We always put customers first.

As one of the largest global insurers, our purpose is to act for human progress by protecting what matters.

Protection has always been at the core of our business. We have always been a leader, an innovator, an entrepreneurial company, fostering progress in all its dimensions. Our purpose expresses who we are and reflects our commitment to come together as a force for collective good, supporting individuals, businesses and community to move forward in life.

From businesses to homes, from mobility to health, from environment to the economy, we strive to continue setting out our societal responsibility, positively impact the community around us and progress for a better future

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