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Job OverviewContent About Syngenta Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. About this job: Legal Manager will provide Legal and Compliance support to Syngenta staff in Thailand under the supervision of Legal Counsel, APAC based in Singapore. Accountabilities: \tInitial contact point for Syngenta Thailand’s Business and Functional teams for all Legal and Compliance matters. \tProvide preliminary guidance on contract risk – assess whether the contract needs to be referred to Legal Counsel and respond on basic questions regarding contract form, counterparties, templates to be used and company policy requirements \tUnder supervision of Legal Counsel, manage selection of and engagement with external counsels in accordance with global Syngenta Policies \tProvide initial assessment of any intellectual property questions and follow up as needed to support any subsequent work by IP Counsel or Legal Counsel \tCollaborate with the Security Function on counterfeit and other product security issues to ensure rapid action against strategically significant infringements of Syngenta’s intellectual property \tLabor law: Support the Human Resources function on employee disputes and disciplinary action as well as supporting negotiations with the labor union and related issues \tReview marketing materials and communications for compliance with company policies and basic legal risks, refer more complex issues to Legal Counsel \tSupport legal and policy questions regarding distribution and customer relationships and contracts – maintain contract templates for key business relationships consistent with global guidance \tTrain the Thailand team on company policy requirements where those policies are owned by Legal/Compliance. Manage any questions from the Business team regarding those policies \tCorporate governance: Maintain company registers and board minutes and follow company internal procedures for changes of officers and directors. Prepare annual meeting minutes and shareholder minutes. Work with external counsel for filing and registration requirements \tMonitor litigation in close consultation with Legal Counsel, manage day-to-day litigation requirements and external counsel. Develop a pro-active strategy to minimize litigation costs and risks. \tProvide input on Legal and Compliance risks associated with the Thai Business to the Country Leadership Team (CLT) and the global Legal Function \tSupport internal and external audit requirements around Compliance and Legal matters \tTrack the legal environment to alert stakeholders to key changes in laws on matters such as employment, safety and environment, anti-corruption, anti-competition and agribusiness \tProvide initial assessment of emerging third party disputes and work with Legal Counsel to provide guidance to the business on managing the legal risks \tCommunicate to the Thai CLT and general employee population new Legal and Compliance policies and changes to existing policies \tSupport internal investigations as requested by the Region Compliance Officer or Legal Counsel from time to time \tSupport periodic global reporting requirements on litigation and other topics as required \tParticipate in regional and global Legal Department activities consistent with other members of the APAC Legal Department Qualifications \tEducation: Bachelor or Master’s degree of Law, or equivalent. \tMinimum 3 year as a Lawyer in a law firm or multi-national company \tGeneral experience in identifying and assessing legal and compliance situations and skills in responding to those situations \tExperience in data privacy compliance in a multinational company, including team skills. \tAgriculture/agribusiness industry experience an advantage \tBasic familiarity with contracts, data privacy and business law \tBasic understanding of corporate governance and company decision-making formalities \tBasic understanding of IP and trade secrets law, competition law and anti-corruption law \tGood Communications and listening skills (oral and written) \tPrioritizing requests from multiple stakeholders with Good Time Management \tBusiness judgement and enterprise-wide perspective \tUnderstand and articulate and reconcile differences between local ways of working and regional/global expectations \tAbility to work alone and follow up on actions outstanding from a diverse group of stakeholders Additional information
- Offered Salary$84,196 P.A
- Career LevelManager
- Experience3 Years
- QualificationBachelor Degree