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LEGAL ASSISTANT MANAGER [MY1617-02]

Job title: LEGAL ASSISTANT MANAGER [MY1617-02]
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Malaysia
Specialisation:
Industry: Automotive
Salary: 7000.00 - 8000.00
Start date: 26 Mar 2020
Job Reference: 44045
Contact details: Low Mun Yee
Contact email: munyee.low@jac-recruitment.com
Job published: 12 days ago

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage risk, maintain a positive reputation, avoid lawsuits and contribute to robust and effective compliance controls within the organization.
  • Ensure the operations and business transactions follow all relevant legal and internal rules and provide advice on compliance to avoid lawsuits etc.
  • Work together with HQ to develop and implement an effective legal compliance program.
  • Keep up to date with and understand relevant laws and regulations.
  • Create and develop internal controls and monitor adherence to them.
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses.
  • Evaluate business activities (e.g. investments) to assess compliance risk.
  • Set plans and proposal to manage a crisis or compliance violation.
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices.
  • Review all kind of contracts and agreements of the company as and when required.
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals.
  • Initiate, coordinate, conduct and manage internal investigation on irregularities and non-compliance issues on an independent and confidential basis.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors when needed.
  • Collaborate with other divisions or departments to deal with relevant government departments for any inquiry or compliance (e.g. MPK, Customs, LHDN, Immigration).
  • Address employee concerns or questions on legal compliance.
  • Perform any other tasks as and when required by HOD from time to time.

Job Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Laws or professional certification related to compliance and laws
  • Minimum 5 years of related working experience
  • Experience in risk management
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Compliance Act, MACC Act, Customs Act, Contract Act, Labour Law etc)
  • Familiar with industry practices and professional standards