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Head of Legal - TMT

Job title: Head of Legal - TMT
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
Industry: Legal & Corporate Governance
Start Date: 27/01/2021
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30850
Contact name: Nick Ryland
Contact email: nick@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Head of Legal – TMT

We are working with a growing TMT business at an exciting stage of its development. They are looking for a Head of Legal to have oversight of the legal function and be a trusted advisor to the board.

The position will be responsible for overall protection and support of the company's growing businesses, innovations and interest by designing, overseeing and ensuring a robust business advisory and preparing suitable legal documentation and basis, providing consultancy and advice to business units as well as management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse legal risks and opportunities to the business when entering new business projects/ventures
  • Provide legal advice and support in general corporate and special projects to protect the company's interest
  • Negotiate, structure, and review and/or draft agreements and/or other documents relating to BAU, special projects, corporate secretarial, procurement, etc
  • Ensuring legal compliance to the business and its subsidiaries
  • Formulating strategy and direct handling - as applicable, to litigation or potential dispute
  • External advisors management, incl. budgeting and performance
  • Liaising with other function in the organization to achieve the company’s goals
  • Mentoring, nurturing and overall legal team management
  • Be a contact point in shareholders management

To succeed in this Head of Legal role, you should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of legal knowledge and expertise in a business environment.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor of Laws and licensed to practice in Indonesia
  • 10 years+ experience, ideally covering both private practice as well as in-house
  • Familiar with capital market regulations, either as practice area or from working in a public company
  • Tech enthusiast, well versed with what’s happening in the tech scene
  • Growth mind set, ability to provide creative solution and form justifiable assumptions for the business
  • Ability to navigate the Company through ambiguity and within a fast paced environment
  • High personal integrity and commitment, strong communication and negotiation skills
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