Commercial Advisor wanted – SHELL – Singapore

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REF:  91557BR
Job Description
Provide pre and post deal commercial advice plus general oil, LNG, emissions, derivatives and freight contractual advice to support the Business objectives.
Advise traders of the commercial, contractual and financial risks associated with their business, identifying areas where there are opportunities for value creation as well as areas where the exposure to value leakage exists.
Combine commercial knowledge with contracts expertise to deliver tangible value to Shell’s bottom line.
Draft, review and negotiate term deals, tenders, storage agreements, master agreements, confirmation notices and side letters directly with customers with an emphasis on negotiating terms and conditions that maximises value and mitigates contractual exposures to minimise profit leakage.
Review and authorise all contracts/responses, making modifications where necessary to ensure contracts accurately reflect the terms agreed, and to ensure all contracts are fit for purpose prior to dispatch.
Review 3rd Party terms and conditions and negotiate amendments as required to minimise contractual exposure and ensure they acceptable and comply with Shell Group policy and standards whilst at the same time maintaining a keen sense of commercial acumen in empowering the business objectives of creating new and additional channels for trade.
Help find opportunities to increase value by working intimately with trading desks and closely with other businesses across the value chain and advise the trading desks in negotiating complex contractual arrangements and structured contracts in close consultation and collaboration with various functional subject matter experts such as Finance, Credit, Legal, etc.
Provide contractual support in drafting and negotiating ad hoc agreements to facilitate new business development/growth projects.

Provide advice, help and commercially astute options in achieving win-win resolutions of contractual disputes with counter parties, liaising with legal counsels as necessary.
Must be accessible to the trading floor and available to engage and collaborate with traders, commercial operations and other functions, taking part in commercial discussions to help deliver the greatest value for Shell. Close collaboration and integration with the business is critical to success.
Maintain an awareness of any new trade opportunities and regulatory restrictions that may involve changes to existing procedures or support processes and remain constantly adaptable towards procedural changes necessary to facilitate such new opportunities without compromising on internal policies and overall governance and risk control framework.
Train, coach, mentor and support the Contract Coordinators in close consultation with the Team Lead on progression, development and succession planning.
Lead/actively participate in running the Contracts Workshop and administering the Contracts assessment as part of the Trader Development Program and in training new commercial operators and Trading & Supply staff.
Ensure that the accumulated experience of traders, schedulers, contracts and claims staff are captured and past learnings applied to maximise value creation and minimise profit leakage.
Maintain mastery in undertaking the comprehensive role played within Shell’s Control Framework and protect Shell’s license to operate by ensuring/verifying that all contracts comply with all local implementation policies, manual of authorities, business controls, Shell Group policy and standards as well as meet all regulatory and regulated market requirements.
Incorporate Shell’s five behavioral imperatives into daily work ethic (external focus, commercial mindset, delivery, speed and simplicity)

Country of Work LocationSingapore
City, State (if applicable)

Singapore – Metropolis

Work LocationSingapore – Metropolis
Company Description

Requirements

Skills and requirements
Must have proven experience in energy/commodity trading or shipping environment in a commercial, operational, legal or paralegal/contract administration role.
Possess strong negotiating skills and be able to manage the expectations of various stakeholders to a contract and across the organisation.
Must have a flexible approach and be commercially focused with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Must have the ability to prioritise work load, adhere to tight deadlines and be able to operate under minimal supervision.
Must have strong commercial skills with strong corporate and/or transactional experience.
Must be meticulous with a keen eye for detail and able to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers/stakeholders.
Must be competent with presentations to a commercial audience and be able to independently undertake face to face collaborations and negotiations with both internal and external customers/stakeholders.
Must be highly organised and be able to take on records management responsibilities independently.
Must be prepared to undertake Business travel, where required.
Must be fluent in English (verbal & written).
Fluent spoken and written Mandarin is preferred, but not essential.

Job Expires05-Dec-2018

Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist – Johnson&Johnson – SG

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Job Description
Requisition ID: 1805686681W
 
The Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist MD is a member of the local Regulatory Affairs department, responsible for activities to support and actively contributing to the regulatory compliance of medical devices and pharmaceutical products under their responsibility. The position is responsible for providing input into the global regulatory strategy and identifying country requirements for successful regulatory filings for new products/indications and line extensions, including the opportunity for placement of clinical trials within the country in collaboration with MD&D.

1. The Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist MD will be a member of the local regulatory affairs department within Johnson & Johnson Medical, with responsibility to support the regulatory aspects of the assigned product portfolio/s
 
2. Preparation of submissions to the local health authority for new products and variations to existing products in line with Marketing launch plans, with guidance from senior regulatory colleagues as necessary

3. Maintain departmental and source company databases of regulatory approvals

4. Complete copy and labeling review as required

5. Liaise and establish cooperative relationships with source company regulatory colleagues to ensure understanding of regulatory requirements in Singapore and request the documentation required for registration submissions

6. Build constructive relationships with the local health authority and executes Regulatory strategies in compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and organizational requirements necessary to obtain, and maintain, legal market status.

7. Maintain an awareness of new legislation, policies and guidelines impacting the assigned product portfolio

8. Contribute to continuous review and improvement of processes within the Country Regulatory Affairs (RA) department to ensure consistent, efficient and effective practices

9. Participate in discussion groups for the industry association, as required

10. Contribute to RA Team meetings to learn from colleagues, share experiences and best practice

11. Coordinate the release for supply of unapproved medical devices under the Special Access Scheme (SAS)

12. Engage Marketing colleagues to strategize new product regulatory pathways, line extensions and changes to currently approved products and actively accelerate launch timelines.

13. Manage interactions with stakeholders and distribution centers as required to ensure product supply is not disrupted.

14. Leverages a solid working knowledge of the global regulatory environment, including proposed laws, regulations and guidance, to inform compliant Regulatory strategies to contribute to the development of business strategies.

15. Act as auditee/ SME for regulatory issues in internal and external audits.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Pharmacy or related discipline;

• Familiarity with the regulatory systems and product registration requirements in Country;

• Previous experience in preparing documents for health authority submissions (Clinical Trial Application, Chemistry & Manufacturing, and or Registration dossiers) is desirable;

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills – proficiency in written and oral English is required;

• Ability to interpret complex issues and technologies and present them in simple terms to facilitate understanding by others;

• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects;

• Must be able to develop and maintain excellent working relationships, work successfully within a team environment and as an individual contributor;

• Cultural sensitivity and ability to work and thrive in a multi-cultural environment, as well as an ability to work in a matrix environment are required;

• Enthusiasm for Regulatory Affairs: achievement-oriented with a high degree of flexibility and ability to adapt to a changing regulatory environment;

• Proactive team player, able to take charge and follow-through.

Legal Compliance Officer wanted at BOSCH – Singapore

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Legal Compliance Officer, South East Asia
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About Bosch in Singapore
Robert Bosch (South East Asia) Pte Ltd is a regional subsidiary of the Bosch Group, representing the Group’s interests in Southeast Asia. The regional headquarters employs close to 900 associates and generated SGD 162 million in sales revenue in fiscal 2017.
Additional information is available at our Bosch website

Your contribution to something big
In this position, you will provide general legal compliance support to all Bosch entities and business units in South East Asia (SEA). The position reports to the Head of Compliance SEA located in Singapore.
 
Advice
Provide legal and organizational advice to management and associates on compliance topics
Cooperate and liaise with government authorities (as required)
Instructing and managing outside legal counsel (as required)

Provide guidance in M&A projects (due diligence (DD) and post-merger integration (PMI) phases), and support the rollout of the Company Compliance program in joint ventures (JV)
Local Expertise
Understand, and keep abreast of changes to, relevant local laws and regulations
Implement local policies, guidelines, and procedures (as needed)
Compliance Risk Management
Identify and analyse compliance risks as well as carrying out measures to monitor and mitigate risks, in particular regarding third-party relationships (“business partner due diligence”) and new business models
Training/Communication
Design and conduct trainings on compliance topics
Design and implement programs and initiatives to ensure associate awareness of compliance organization and topics
Ensure effective communication of compliance topics in general
Monitoring and Control
Review, monitor, conduct and lead investigations of compliance cases, including recommending appropriate sanctions, disciplinary measures, or other consequences, and, if necessary, implementation of sanctions and measures
Monitor and review effectiveness of compliance program
What distinguishes you

Degree in Law
Called to the Singapore or Malaysia bar
Sound knowledge of the relevant regulations and laws
Minimum 5 to 8 years of relevant legal and/or compliance experience, preferably with exposure to SEA region
Fluent written and spoken English
Excellent integrity and value-driven
Proactive and creative
Strong analytical and conceptual skills
Solid time management and organizational skills. Ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic corporate environment
Resourceful, independent and highly self-motivated
Robust personality, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to communicate professionally with all levels within the organization
Self-starter and exhibits confidence and comfort with decision making, including disagreement with other stakeholders
Good computer literacy
Willingness to travel
Undertake duties as and when assigned
Please include the following in the subject line of your application email: Position Title, followed by the corresponding Position ID. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Paralegal wanted at Johnson&Johnsons – Singapore

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Functions: Legal (Non Attorney)
Requisition ID: 1805677063W
 
Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Paralegal to be located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
 
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science — bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. And our culture is interconnected by the shared values of Our Credo. It’s a culture that celebrates diversity and diverse perspectives. It helps employees achieve an effective mix between work and home life and supports their efforts to have a positive impact on their communities.

Duties & Responsibilities
Legal support and Contract Management:
Supporting in-house counsels in the region with drafting and/or reviewing a range of agreements and documents including but not limited to commercial letters/notices, distribution agreements, confidentiality, consultancy, service agreements, terminations and amendments, managing redline version control of agreements etc.;
Supporting business and in-house counsels on contractual queries and preparing reports for finance compliance on existing commercial agreements
Liaise with in-house counsels to review of existing commercial terms, extension/amendments, termination of contracts;
Coordinating for timely execution of signatures to various critical and time sensitive documents/agreements
Maintaining and updating physical and electronic filing of all agreements, and other legal correspondence, litigation matters etc., maintaining agreement templates in company’s contractual database;
Track and monitor validity of Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) licenses.
Supporting in-house counsels in providing guidance on internal policies and liaising with internal departments on legal queries
Management of administrative matters of outside counsel including engagement letters, invoice review, processing payments and legal budget review with legal director
Act as a touch point for regional legal director and extend office management support including coordination and organization of team meetings
Corporate Affairs Management
The resource will play a critical role in ensuring Administration & Corporate Governance compliance for Emerging Markets (“EM”), including:

Manage corporate secretarial work for Johnson & Johnson Middle East FZ LLC (JJME) for the Pharma sector in Dubai and its branches and other Janssen operating companies across EM (including legal entities and scientific and liaison offices).
monitoring and maintaining relevant license renewal process with assistance of law firms/consultants, registration of authorized signatory with local regulatory bodies to ensure full compliance with local requirements of the legal presence in its country of operation.
Preparing and maintaining physical filing and electronic filing of corporate documents (including Board Resolutions, Shareholder resolutions, Power of Attorneys and other Corporate documents), and arranging for the attestation and legalization of documents in accordance with the pillars of Corporate Governance.
Leading updates to composition of various forms of statutory roles and shareholders for all forms of legal presence across EM in accordance to local regulations
On an annual basis, updating and maintaining Janssen’s corporate guidance manual containing overview of operating companies, branches and scientific offices with EM business peers
Maintaining the Legal Affairs Website.

Qualifications
Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a paralegal in a leading law firm or in-house organization
Ability to accurately create legal documents with templates provided
Highly organized, precise, proactive and capable of multitasking
Experience working on corporate matters- Knowledge of Corporate Housekeeping regulations
Experience working in a multi-national environment and-or cross-functional workstreams
Personable and capable of developing and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse and broad organization
Fluent in English (both written and oral), Arabic fluency considered a plus
Previous exposure to any of the following environment will be considered as a plus:

IT skills (standard software packages) and/or digital experience (website maintenance/digital tools)
Experience working with contract management systems, databases, transaction management and web-based communications.
Familiarity with Health Care Compliance, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), financial (SOX) or other auditing practices and company policies on ethical behavior and business conduct
Is a Self -starter – quick integration in the J&J’s multicultural environment
Is well organized and able to efficiently to set priorities
Will prove a strong client orientation & result driven approach
Will be recognized by clients and fellow lawyers for his/her reliability and accuracy
Prove a collaborative and team spirit working attitude
Be able to enhance the department’s efficiency by adopting innovative solutions or rationalizing the existing processes