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Head of Legal & Compliance

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Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Head of Legal and Compliance to join their team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to provide strategic and tactical leadership in legal matters, ensuring the company's compliance with regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving initiatives to mitigate legal risks and fostering a culture of compliance and privacy within the organisation. This role is based in the vibrant city of Makati.

  • Strategic leadership role in a dynamic organisation
  • Opportunity to drive initiatives and foster a culture of compliance
  • Based in the bustling city of Makati

What you'll do:

As Head of Legal and Compliance, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our client's organisation. You will be entrusted with providing strategic direction for the Legal and Compliance Department, developing strategies to identify potential risks, supervising daily operations, managing budgets, reviewing complex legal issues, driving compliance initiatives, monitoring regulatory developments, and implementing data privacy policies. Your expertise will be crucial in guiding senior management through intricate legal matters while maintaining a culture of compliance within the organisation.

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for the Legal and Compliance Department, setting priorities and objectives aligned with the company’s overall goals.
  • Develop strategies to proactively identify and address legal and compliance risks.
  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the Legal and Compliance Department, ensuring efficient workflow.
  • Manage the legal budget effectively, allocating resources in alignment with strategic priorities.
  • Review complex legal issues, providing guidance to senior management.
  • Drive initiatives to maintain and enhance the company's compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor regulatory developments and emerging legal trends, assessing their impact on the organisation.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain data privacy policies in accordance with best practices.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Head of Legal and Compliance position brings a wealth of experience from previous leadership roles within legal affairs, compliance or data privacy. You have proven experience in developing comprehensive legal programs that ensure organisational compliance. Your deep understanding of data privacy laws coupled with your strong grasp of business regulations makes you an asset to any team. Your excellent communication skills allow you to negotiate effectively while your ability to manage multiple priorities ensures that you thrive even under pressure.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in a leadership role within legal affairs, compliance or data privacy.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing a comprehensive legal and compliance program.
  • In-depth knowledge of data privacy laws and regulations.
  • Strong understanding of legal principles, business regulations, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading organisation that values the importance of compliance and data privacy. They are committed to fostering a culture of compliance within their team, ensuring that all operations align with regulatory requirements. This commitment extends to their employees, whom they support through continuous professional development opportunities. Joining their team means becoming part of an organisation that values your growth as much as their own.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your career? Don't miss this exciting opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Human Resources

Focus: HR Business Partner

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Makati

Job Reference: 5BG9T1-EAE305B1

Date posted: 05 June 2024

Consultant: Jayson Mendoza

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