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Legal Counsel

Date: 15-May-2019

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel

Realise your full potential with Asia's leading communications group. While we take pride in our 140-year heritage, our philosophy is to always look forward and evolve. Today, we are a leader in cutting-edge ICT innovation and digital advances, powered by a vast network of offices in countries and territories across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the USA. Come be a part of our dynamic organisation as we create the infocomms landscape of the future.

 

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • To provide sound legal advice in a fast paced and dynamic working environment to business units within the Networks, IT and Property groups of Singtel.
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of contracts with particular focus on IT, mobile networks, and property related transactions. Experience in procurement contracts is an added advantage.
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to obtain and address feedback on commercial contracts and operational issues
  • Work with other internal stakeholders both in Singapore and Australia to ensure internal policies and corporate governance is strictly adhered to.
  • Provide legal education and trainings to business units from time to time; and manage compliance programmes and policies/procedures. 
  • Handle on-going contract issues and change management, provide interpretation to support implementation and recommend changes and best practices
  • Manage disputes and litigations matters.

 

The ideal candidate should have/ be:

  • Minimum of 5 years Post Qualification Experience (PQE) acquired in a reputable local law firm or in-house in a telecommunication and/or IT related organisation.
  • Prior in-house experience of at least 1 year is an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of local laws and regulations with particular emphasis on telecommunications, IT, leases, sales and purchase of land including construction/renovation of buildings.
  • Experience in negotiating various types of property, IT or Telco related contracts, and other contracts.
  • Strong legal/contract analytical skills with a good eye for detail and sound knowledge of general corporate and contract law.
  • Previous exposure in IT related or telecommunication industry is an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to interact with all levels of management.
  • Poactive and able to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment, and to meet critical deadlines.
  • Able to work independently as a legal professional and custodian of the company’s policies and as well as working collaboratively as part of a team

 

Let’s shape a better world through technology. Join us to lead the change.

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