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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts
Our client, a multi-billion dollar strategic business unit of a Fortune 75 company, is seeking an experienced lawyer to serve as a General Counsel for the Asia Pacific Region. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a significant team of legal and contracts professionals supporting business opportunities in the APAC region, including China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia and New Zealand.
Responsibilities for this role will include the following:
-Approval of bids and proposal, including non-standard terms and proposed deviations, subject to a Schedule of Executive Approvals.
-Providing legal guidance for growth
-Drive solutions to complex strategic issues
-Supervision and if necessary, participation in, key customer negotiations of all types
-Provide counsel in a wide variety of matters including employment, environment, safety and health, tax, and procurement.
CANDIDATES MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED:
-10 plus years of experience providing legal guidance including negotiations, transactions, IP, M&A and Litigation.
-Leadership experience developing high performance teams/ staff.
-Excellent language skills (Chinese and English).
-Experience in both major law firm and in-house
-Strong business acumen; capacity to learn the business rapidly and become a business partner.
-Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
-Ability to work cross-functionally, developing business by finding creative solutions to complex business and strategic issues.
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