• Job Code: WO-00495-00002
  • Location: Singapore Singapore
  • Experience: 6 - 10
  • Position: In-house Counsel
  • Recruiter: Horizon Recruitment
Job Description:

Our client, a leading logistics company, wishes to bring on board a regulatory compliance manager to lead in the management, handling and treatment of regulatory compliance risks across the company group, which consists of business units in SEA and China. Reporting to the company's General Counsel, this individual must be very pro-active, highly self-motivated and able to operate independently. To successfully lead this function, the individual must have experience in project management within a large and diverse organisation and strong communications skills. The company welcomes candidates who have been individual contributors and want the opportunity to lead and carry out a function.

Job Descriptions

  • Candidate will be the lead manager and advisor in relation to:
    1. Assessing legal and regulatory risks materially affecting the company group
    2. Designing, revising and maintaining compliance policies and processes concerning material regulatory risks areas
    3. Implementing the Company Group Compliance Framework and the relevant compliance policies and processes across the company Group
    4. Development, training and management of in-country Compliance Leads
    5. Reporting of regulatory compliance incidents and management to C-Suite and Board
  • Material risks within the scope of the Company Group Compliance Framework and compliance policies and processes are to be aligned with General Counsel
  • Candidate will work closely with in-country Compliance Leads, country legal teams andmanagers of regional and country business units
  • Where permitted and required, candidate is expected to travel in Southeast Asia and to China


  • Education Requirements:
    • Law degree in Singapore or another common law jurisdiction; or
    • At least Level 6 Certificate awarded by the International Compliance Association plus demonstrated experience and expertise in compliance management
  • Work Requirements:
    • 6+ years of work experience as a compliance specialist, legal counsel, prosecutor and/or practising lawyer
    • 3+ years of experience in compliance policies and management relating to 2 or more of the following areas: (a) licensing; (b) anti-bribery; (c) privacy / data protection; (d) competition; (e) sales / contracting processes
  • Legal or compliance work experience in logistics, transportation, e-commerce or any highly-regulated industry will be an advantage
  • Strong ability to communicate in English and one other language commonly used in SEA

Desired Competency and Skills

Candidate must have competency and experience in all or a majority of the following:

  • Competence and experience in the following:
    1. Regulatory and legal risk assessment;
    2. Designing or revising compliance policies and processes;
    3. Implementation of compliance policies; and
    4. Compliance incidents management and reporting
  • Experience in responding to and handling regulators’ inquiries and investigations in SEA and/or China
  • Experience in liaison and representation with authorities and trade associations
  • Experience in leading and managing internal investigations and audits
  • Familiarity with ISO31000, NYSE Company Compliance Guidance and/or U.S. DOJ Evaluation of Compliance Program will make candidate stand out
  • Track record of effective management of and communication with senior management
  • Designing and delivering internal training
  • Experience in project management involving multiple business units and reporting to senior management
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts

If you think you meet the above requirements and would like to apply please send:

  1. your CV;
  2. transcripts; and
  3. a short cover note to bella.schick@horizon-recruit.com or jessica.deery@horizon-recruit.com for us to determine your suitability for this role.

If you’d like to arrange a confidential discussion prior to applying please call our Singapore office on +65 6808 6635 or Hong Kong office on +852 3978 1369 or London office on +44 20 3745 2513.

Please share this opportunity with any colleagues that you think would be interested. 

Singapore EA Licence No. 12S6213

  • Practice Area: Commercial, Compliance/Regulatory
  • Industry: Legal
  • Keywords: commercial, Compliance & Risk, Technology