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To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT TAIWANIS LOOKING FOR A SUPPORT LEGAL COUNSEL

SENIORITY LEVEL: Junior Management Level

FUNCTION: Legal & External Affairs

SALARY RANGE: Base Salary (14th month) + Excellent Benefits + Market Leading Bonus

LOCATION: Taipei, Taiwan

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

The role is responsible for supporting Senior Legal Counsel to deliver excellent legal services to all relevant functions in all aspects of business operations.

Reports to: Senior Legal Counsel

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: Local

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Provide sound, timely and practical legal opinions, advising legal and regulatory issues, preparing and finalizing legal documents for day-to-day works of functions including HR, IT, Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing departments
  • Drive internal regulatory communication and updates to related functions or, in some circumstances, all employees
  • Handle internal compliance & governance agenda and issues; provide relevant trainings to internal employees (such as record management, standards of business conducts and contract management policy, etc)
  • Other ad hoc operational and business issues, in particular supporting the Legal Counsel in the end market responsibilities

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Ability to build a strong working relationship and common respect to the collaborator
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced multinational environment

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • A minimum of 3 years of legal experience
  • Previous in-house legal experience, compliance legal experience and/or litigation legal experience will be considered favourably
  • Excellent commercial legal experience covering a broad range of topics combined
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity when regulatory environment is changing and to make legal advice commercially accessible and relevant
  • Ability to build close working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Leadership experience, excellent people skills, and the ability to work in a matrix organisation will be critical to success in this role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, or Master’s Degree for professional legal studies (LL.M. is a plus)

BENEFICIAL

  • Proficient in written and spoken Chinese and English
  • Preferably licensed to practice law in Taiwan or English common-law jurisdiction where primary language of business and profession is English (e.g. US, UK, Canada, Australia, etc.)

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

A BAT está evoluindo em um ritmo totalmente
diferente de qualquer outra organização

Venha criar
“Um Amanhã Melhor” com a gente

Candidate-se hoje para nos ajudar a alcançar a neutralidade em carbono até 2030