Head of Legal and Compliance

Head of Legal and Compliance

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  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Contact:

    Angela Floydd

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Our global medical devices client is seeking a Head of Legal and Compliance to be based in Japan. Acting as Local General Counsel and business partner to the local leadership organisation, you will provide strategic legal advice on all matters relevant to the business in Japan, manage its L&C resources and give compliance guidance and training in key areas. Supporting the Head Legal & Compliance International and leading a small, agile team, you will work together to achieve the vision, mission and culture of the Legal & Compliance Function.

You will have extensive experience in legal practice, preferably in the medical device or a related industry. A University Degree and Bar Admission in Japan is also a plus. You will have developed highly effective communication and strong leadership skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders, work in cross-functional teams and adapt flexibly to change. You will have fluent English and preferably, Japanese communication skills.

For more information please contact Angela Floydd (Angela.Floydd@laurencesimons.com) or Anu Malhotra (Anu.Malhotra@laurencesimons.com) for a confidential and discreet discussion quoting reference 809442.