Job title: Legal Director - FMCG
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Hong Kong
  • LEGAL: In-house (Commerce)
  • In-house Legal Counsel
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 08-03-2018
Job ID: 33273
Contact name: Annie Tang
Phone number: +852 2810 9077
Contact email:

Job Description

This multinational fast moving consumer goods company is looking for a legal director to manage a team of lawyers in the APAC region.  The role will:

  • Provide legal support to the business units on general commercial and corporate matters as well as to other legal specialists in the region
  • Be part of a management team on regional and strategic initiatives
  • Oversee operational legal and regulatory matters
  • Ensure that the company is protected from all risk matters 
  • Implement and maintain compliance controls 
  • Manage and develop a small team of lawyers
  • Manage the legal budget as well as external lawyers' advice

To qualify, you should have at least 15+ years PQE gained with a multinational corporation and ideally with an FMCG or branded company.   People management and strong English drafting and communication skills is necessary.  Spoken Chinese language skills would be highly advantageous but are not essential.