About The Role
The legal counsel role will collaborate closely with all the members of the global management team. The legal counsels role is to advise the management team on legal and compliance risks, and to provide solutions to the management team in the course of the running of the business of Eastvantage. Ultimately the legal counsel protects the interests of the company and ensures the long term sustainability of the company.
Success in this role will be demonstrated by working closely with business managers, providing timely and valuable inputs and solutions, and by helping management make sound and lawful business decisions that protect the long term interests of the company.
The legal counsel will report to the global CFO in Manila.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide accurate and timely counsel in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate structuring, corporate finance, M&A, contract management, etc.).
Provide legal support and advice on intercompany transactions between Eastvantage affiliates.
Work with relevant stakeholders in the development, negotiation, and lifecycle management of the companys commercial contracts. Ensure all stakeholders understand the legal terms and conditions of the contracts, and ensure contracts abide by local and international laws.
Participate in the work of the compliance offer in mapping and monitoring internal and external risk, and formulating mitigation strategies.
Liaise with external providers (law firms, auditors, government agencies) that provide specific knowledge to the company when and where needed, and act as the companys sole liaison with these providers.
Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust.
Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation
Bachelors degree in Law, from a top-tier school desired
At least 5 years of proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment
Working knowledge of contract law and data protection regulations
Relevant experience in contract management
Experience with corporate governance and corporate secretarial duties
Experience working in the BPO/Shared Services sector preferred, but not required
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Proficient in MS Office
At Eastvantage, our mission is to create meaningful jobs. Through our portfolio of premium and select clients, we provide careers that are knowledge-based, inspiring, and always with the potential for development and growth.
We are an independently-owned outsourcing company with European roots, servicing global companies that have offices in every populated continent in the world. We have been in the industry for a decade, growing from a handful to over 1,000 happy employees over the years.
We invite you to navigate our site to get to know who we are, to see what sets us apart in culture and thinking. Because of this, we carefully select who we work with, both customers and co-workers, which is why people happily stick with us for a wonderful amount of time. We hope to convince you to apply with us and be part of our success story.