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Executive, Legal

Position Summary:
We are looking for a Legal Executive with a background in telecommunications industry to provide comprehensive legal support to our company. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring that our business operations comply with relevant laws and regulations in the telecommunications sector. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with a focus on legal compliance and risk management.

Essential Experience:

  • Sound practical experience in contract management
  • Sound practical experience in corporate governance
  • At least 3 years of working experience in the related fields is required
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution

Knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of legal prescripts regulating company and related obligations, Malaysian laws
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles
  • Knowledge of computerized and relevant Microsoft software
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating and change management
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Experience of producing reports

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strategic leadership
  • External awareness
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Negotiation and problem solving
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret
  • High level of discretion and sensitivity
  • Articulate and professional writing and speaking abilities
  • Ability to drive and motivate change
  • Bias for action and time management
  • Able to take direction and work independently with little supervision

Main areas of responsibilities:

  • Liaise with solicitors of relevant parties on any contractual and legal matters pertaining to the company and assist to resolve the matters professionally and timely
  • Keep track on the contractual deliverable of all agreements prior to its expiry and inform the management
  • Must be willing to perform administrative work including filing, audit and other documentation management activities.
  • Identify and evaluate specific risks under his / her responsibility, to ensure corrective actions are taken to mitigate the risks and to update the risk status
  • Assist and provide task with respect to project / contracts legal documents and other legal requirements, and to assist with reviewing and finalizing the documents
  • Assist, identify and analyze the contracts and legal issues, conduct legal research, develop and recommend solutions to legal challenges
  • Draft, review, prepare and finalize legal documents / agreements whenever necessary and work closely with respective department with respect to contract provisions and contractual issues
  • Prepare report / updates on contracts and legal disputes and claims for and against the company
  • Attend to all tasks relating to the contracts and legal matters as instructed
  • Fully involved and handle all contractual disputes
  • Performs contract compliance reviews to determine compliance to contractual obligations
  • Maintain deadlines or deliverables and communicate on an on-going basis with the contracts on all matters above.
  • Ensure compliance to the company‚Äôs policies, code of business ethics and conducts, rules and regulations
  • Draft, prepare and review documents / correspondences, reports, et cetera
  • Conduct research and provide legal opinion on inquiries including litigation, contractual matters, issues and activities undertaken by the company
  • Assist on the monitor the performance of projects including providing advice, recommendation, and instruction to answer project deliverables are met
  • Immediately highlight to contract management any issues related to contractual and financial issues on ad hoc basis
  • Assist / highlight and alert relevant departments on potential risks and implications of the contractual issues
  • Assist to monitor on amendments and changes to the scope of the work and conditions of contract, variations et cetera
  • Assist to review, vet and draft various types of contract documents to ensure standard compliance
  • Fully involved and handle all contractual disputes
  • Performs contract compliance reviews to determine compliance to contractual obligations
  • Assist to support the project team on the contract
  • Maintain all documents pertaining to contract management activities, provide insight and advice to procurement category and management on contractual rights and obligations and recommendations to mitigate contractual risk during contract negotiations et cetera
  • Assist to manage contract change notices, and ensuring these are legally reviewed and approved prior to management approval
  • Work closely with relevant departments to ensure terms and conditions in the procurement contract template are accurate and updated
  • Communicate with all relevant departments to ensure the project are progressing smoothly and that all contractual obligations are met
  • Implement all policies, activities, procedures, instructions as relevant and required by the Management
  • Any other tasks / works assigned from time to time such as internal audit, et cetera

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Law or related field.
  2. Proven experience as a Legal Executive or similar role, preferably in the telecommunications industry.
  3. In-depth knowledge of telecommunications related laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  4. Strong drafting and negotiation skills with a keen attention to detail.
  5. Excellent research and analytical abilities.
  6. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Job Category: Legal & Integrity
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ayer Keroh

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