Senior Counsel - Food Manufacturer

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥15000000 - ¥18000000 per annum
Specialization: 法務・知財・コンプライアンス
Sub-specialization コンプライアンス
お問合せ Mai Mochizuki
参照 JO-1807-399478
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[Company Summary ]
Global Food Manufacturer

1. Provide legal support and risk evaluation to all local functions present in the Japan business unit, by
 policy interpretation, development and training
 contract risk management
 ensure appropriate protection for intellectual property in Japan
 identification and interpretation of applicable laws and regulations
 support for crisis management
 management of outside counsel, litigation and support for customer claims
2. Represent Legal, Business Integrity and Global Security on the leadership team in Japan
3. Manage external counsel and litigation in Japan
4. Provide training and compliance support as necessary in Japan
5. Provide legal support for global legal function initiatives or major projects in Asia Middle East Africa as agreed with the VP & Chief Counsel - AMEA from time to time

Advises all function across the Japan market, all categories present in the Japan market (primarily gum, candy and biscuits) and manages external counsel in Japan
Reports to Chief Counsel

 Minimum 8-10 years of experience as a lawyer with a top tier external law firm in intellectual property or general commercial law or a multinational corporation, preferably in the FMCG industries
 Law degree
 Japan or foreign bar admission (US admission or experience) would be very well regarded)
 Impeccable professional and personal integrity background
 Native level of Japanese and professional proficiency in oral and written English are required
 Able to influence and communicate effectively
 Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
 Strong business acumen
 Proactive risk management skills
 Excellent decision making ability

[Employment Type]
Full Time Employee

[Work Location]

15 Million Yen ~ 18 Million Yen
(Experiences and skills will be considered)

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