BDX China Counsel

Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

Najing/Guangzhou, China

Job Type

Full Time

Reference Number

Overview

Business: 

Data Centers & Related Services

Position Purpose:

The BDX China Counsel is a leadership role, responsible for managing the provision of strategic, high quality timely and cost effective legal services.

This requires a hands-on can do approach to partner with and advise the BDX business to support and advise across:

(a)   Commercial and contract law; communications law, mergers and acquisitions; regulatory; dispute resolution; privacy; IT; procurement; intellectual property; and competition law;

(b)   Regulatory and compliance, risk management and corporate governance; and

(c)    Company secretarial.

This role reports to the BDX GC, and also skip level to the BDX CEO.

The role will be a trusted advisor to the BDX team and ensure that BDX operates in accordance law, regulation, policy and in the best interests of stakeholders including customers and shareholders.

Requirement

Education and Qualifications:

  •   Degree holder in Law
  •   Admitted to practice law in China
  •   Current practising certificate

Skills and Experience:

  • Substantial experience as a senior lawyer (10+PQE) providing legal advise to leaders, executive and board. This will be gained in an in-house legal team ideally in an IT, data center, telecommunications or technology business. Or in a leading firm practicing in these areas.
  • Significant exposure to a wide range of law including commercial and contract law; company law, mergers and acquisitions; regulatory; dispute resolution; privacy; IT; procurement; intellectual property; anti-bribery; sanctions; and competition law.
  • Substantial experience in operating in key jurisdictions including; (a) China and Hong Kong;(b) Singapore and India (ideally); and (c) Indonesia (ideally).
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience in building relationships of trust and influencing outcomes across a range of stakeholders.
  • Business judgement with the ability to develop pragmatic solutions to challenging business issues. This includes confidence to constructively give full and frank advice      with a focus on risk management (not risk minimization).
  • Internal and external negotiation skills.
  • Strong customer focus and ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Proven ability to act independently and provide commercially focused legal advice with a high degree of integrity.
  • Experience with risk management and compliance.
  • Proven ability to review, draft and edit documents.
  • Good command in both spoken and written English and Chinese(Mandarin).
  • Ability to work cross culturally as a cohesive team.    

Responsibility

  • Manage the provision of legal services and deliver high quality, commercially     focused, cost effective and independent legal services to BDX
  • Risk management: Maintain a comprehensive approach to risk, risk management and     compliance.
  • Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain relationships of trust with key     stakeholders
  • Operational leadership: lead and develop processes and systems to improve efficiency and quality of services; engage and manage external lawyers as required
  • Manage legal spend to meet or beat budget
  • Execute for results and help deliver sustainable value to stakeholders
  • People leadership: Develop and inhouse and external capability
  • Regulatory and company secretary

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