Legal Counsel – Asia Operations

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Legal
Location
Singapore

Description

Dyson is a growing company. We are seeking an experienced and business-minded Legal Counsel to join the team. The role will be based at Dyson’s offices in Singapore.

Accountabilities

Working within the Global Operations Team in the role of Legal Counsel – Asia Operations or Lead Legal Counsel – Asia Operations your day to day duties will involve:
  • Supporting on commercial and contract issues across the business, helping to navigate complex issues with an output and delivery focus
  • Building strong relationships with relevant functions, including Procurement, Commercial, RDD and Finance drafting and negotiating contracts with third parties
  • Assisting with contract disputes with third parties
  • Proactively identifying opportunities for growth, leveraging best practice and insight from within the legal environment
  • Providing input into contract control processes
  • Providing input into risk areas and supporting the Asia Operations legal team with the development and delivery of risk mitigation solutions and the delivery of the relevant areas of the Global Operations team plan
  • Supporting with the review and maintenance of precedent documents 
  • Supporting with the delivery of relevant legal training programmes
  • Maintaining an up to date and comprehensive knowledge of developments in your areas of law, and supporting with the dissemination of the information to peers and the business accordingly
  • Collaborating with other members of the legal team and the business to devise efficient strategies for the provision of legal services that are fit for future growth and match our blueprint for success
  • Working closely with the legal team in the UK to ensure a seamless and efficient provision of services to the client base
  • Instructing and effectively managing external counsel where necessary 

Skills

Technical ExcellenceWhenever you advise, you will: 
  • Provide commercial and pragmatic expert advice 
  • Find solutions for the business which are legally compliant
  • Manage risk in accordance with Dyson’s approval processes 
  • Ensure that your knowledge is up to date 
  • Support with precedent creation and maintenance 

Stakeholder ManagementWhatever your interactions, you will:  
  • Be clear and timely in your communications 
  • Focus on relationship building, to reach trusted adviser status 
  • Act as a partner and take joint ownership of the issues facing stakeholders  
  • Challenge with confidence and gravitas 
  • Focus on output and delivery
  • Provide training and supporting materials where required

Team RelationshipsWhatever your role, which may involve the management of others, you will:
  • Manage yourself and how you respond to others effectively and appropriately 
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with a minimum level of supervision 
  • Make a wider contribution, and be prepared to support others in team, as well as supporting or leading on things outside of your core role 
  • Support in the development and delivery of the One Team strategy  
  • Support your manager and take ownership of the team’s success 
  • Play your part in owning and delivering the team plan 


BehavioursWhatever you are doing and however you do it, you will:
  • Be positive 
  • Demonstrate hunger and passion for your role 
  • Act ethically
  • Be proactive
  • Have an appetite to learn and develop
  • Coach and be coachable 

Benefits

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

Posted: 12 November 2018