Draft and negotiate contracts including but not limited to master service agreements and work orders, consulting and vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements and commercial contracts.
Helps ensure the contract repository is accurate and up to date.
Helps review and implement existing and new policies and procedures to ensure overall compliance with all regulatory agencies (i.e. DOLE, NPC, SEC, Local government, etc).
Work closely with members of Finance and other departments to help ensure compliance cross-functional policies and procedures. Guides all managers/executives and leaders to ensure regulatory compliance and protection of Company’s interests.
Serve as liason with outside counsel, as necessary. Represents the company in legal proceedings.
Assist with possible mergers, acquisition and formation of business entities within the jurisdiction and other markets for business expansion.
Conduct legal research in multiple areas of law as needed to make well-educated legal recommendations.
Assists HR Department in employment and labor concerns and assists in the immigration process as needed.
Analyze actions and decisions of the company to identify problem areas, suggest alternative course of action and mitigate risks.
Provides corporate secretarial support and notarial services for the Company.
Internal - Business Units, Finance team and other support groups
External - Stakeholders (Globe) and external auditors
Juris Doctor / Law Degree Graduate / Bar passer
At least 5 years experience in drafting and negotiating variety of contracts, employment law, relevant to the industry
Strong contract drafting and negotiating skills
Strong background in Data Privacy Protection, Corporate Law and Labor Law
With experience in dealing with government agencies such as NLRC, DOLE, BIR
Strong professionalism and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently while exercising sound judgement in determining when to escalate issues
Demonstrated ability to multi-task, problem-solve and operate in a fast-paced environment