Corporate Legal Counsel

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Full Time
Posted 9 months ago

Job description:

  • Works directly with and under the supervision of the head of legal and compliance to help manage, design and execute the Company Compliance Program, functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the organization.
  • Shall assist in handling and monitoring of compliance cases to set laws, rules and regulations and obtain and monitor permits and licenses required for company operations
  • Update the organization regarding revisions and changes on existing laws, rules and regulations and new compliance requirements.
  • Works with a team of legal advisors and external counsels to understand risks and opportunities on fund-raising, corporate set-up, supplier contracts and their renewals, new products and operating models,
  • Conducts contract drafting and reviews and prepare legal research and opinions
  • Shall assist the Corporate Secretary in board meetings and board-related matters
  • Prepares and review corporate policies, procedures and manuals including but not limited to (ii) adopting, implementing and maintaining appropriate Group Company corporate governance (including those set out in BSP Circular No. 1127, Series of 2021 (Governance Policy for Operators of Payment Systems), anti-money laundering, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and sanctions policies, antitrust compliance policy, procedures, guidelines and training.
  • Performs other relevant tasks that may be assigned from time to time


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Philippine Bar Passer
  • 3-5 years solid relevant experience in Corporate background and compliance programs
  • Experience and exposure in external and governmental agencies
  • High energy suitable for a fast growing startup
  • Ability to communicate legal/compliance language across organizational levels
  • Adaptive, desirous to learn and excel, and has the ability to make important decisions under pressure
  • Able to adapt work to both from home set-up and physical work set-up at Robinsons Zeta Tower, E.Rodriguez Jr. Ave, Quezon City, if needed.


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