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Regional and Compliance Legal Manager (FMCG)

  • Location: Thailand
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Function: Legal
  • Contact: Andrew Thompson
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 December 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -112023-482395

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Regional Legal and Compliance Manager on behalf of our client, a renowned global FMCG company. As the Regional Legal and Compliance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing legal and compliance matters and providing strategic guidance to ensure compliance with laws and regulations across multiple jurisdictions. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamic organization and contribute to its global success.


  • Provide expert legal advice and counsel on a wide range of legal matters to support the company's operations, including commercial contracts, intellectual property, corporate governance, competition law, regulatory compliance, and employment law.
  • Develop and implement effective legal strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations across different markets.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams and provide proactive legal support to various departments, including Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Human Resources.
  • Review, draft, and negotiate complex commercial agreements, including distribution agreements, licensing agreements, and strategic partnerships, while safeguarding the company's interests.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to stay updated on changes in laws and regulations that impact the FMCG industry and the company's operations.
  • Manage legal disputes and litigation matters, working closely with external legal counsel when required.
  • Provide legal guidance and support on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic initiatives.
  • Develop and deliver legal training programs to enhance legal awareness and compliance across the organization.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with the company's code of conduct, ethics policies, and anti-corruption policies.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and developments, proactively identifying potential risks and recommending appropriate risk mitigation strategies.


  • Law degree from a reputable university, with a lawyer's license in Thailand. Additional qualifications in international jurisdictions are a plus.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Thai.
  • Proven experience as a Legal and Compliance Manager or similar role within a multinational FMCG or consumer goods company.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of commercial law, intellectual property, competition law, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in managing cross-border legal matters and working with diverse international teams.
  • Excellent negotiation, drafting, and communication skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic legal advice, solve complex legal issues, and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to balance legal considerations with commercial objectives.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and meeting deadlines.
  • Proactive and solution-oriented mindset, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of additional languages is advantageous.

If you are a highly motivated legal professional seeking an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of a global FMCG company, we invite you to apply for this position. Join our client's thriving organization and play a crucial role in shaping its legal strategy and ensuring compliance across multiple jurisdictions.

Please note: Only candidates with relevant FMCG industry experience in Thailand will be considered for this position.

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.