Associate General Counsel【Japan Legal Head】

Job Details

<Job Title>

17333 Associate General Counsel【Japan Legal Head】

<Job Descriptions>

・Lead and execute on a variety of legal and compliance matters across Japan’s business operations, including e-commerce, property, HR, operations, product compliance, and corporate compliance. You will be hands on with end-to-end responsibility for all legal support.
・Advise, draft, and negotiate a wide range of contracts with third parties including inventory suppliers, HR agencies, fulfilment center leases, and marketing partners.
・Lead and execute on all corporate governance matters pertaining to Japan organization including management of business license filings.
・Manage litigation and investigations that may arise in Japan.
・Represent the company in connection with any inquiries by regulators in Japan.
・Manage and instruct external law firms as required.
・Lead on the build out of a legal and compliance function in Japan.
・Work closely and collaboratively with internal business partners including Global Procurement, Finance, Corporate IT, and Security and Privacy on projects and company-wide initiatives. Demonstrate hands on experience but also the ability to handle and manage projects with other members of the team.

<Requirements>

・Qualified lawyer (bengoshi) in Japan.
・At least 8-10+ years of post-qualification legal experience. A mixture of law firm and in-house experience is preferred.
・Fluency in Japanese. Fluency in Japanese and English preferred.
・Exceptional ability to consistently deliver creative, thoughtful and business-oriented results that appropriately balance growth and risk in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
・A willingness to learn voraciously and take on new scope and challenges.
・Ability to adapt easily to rapid and diverse business changes.
・Strong and effective communication skills, both oral and written.
・Sound judgment in developing and implementing legal solutions.

Job application

Apex delivers strong profile and highly skilled candidates that match the job description requirements. Their candidate know how, network and experience helped us to initiate contact and integrate the candidate into our company. We are very happy with the candidate selected by Apex. K.K. consulting service. Thank you for the professional recruitment consulting service throughout the selection and follow up. We really appreciated it and strongly recommend Apex.

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