HEAD OF LEGAL & COMPLIANCE - LATIN AMERICA

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Location
San Miguel, Panama
Salary
$145,000 - $155,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Juris Doctorate
Date
Dec 14, 2017
Job ID
2551095
Leading multinational manufacturer of construction and building products is looking for an experienced Head of Legal and Compliance for the Latin-American region with headquarters in Panama. Salary to USD $155,000
  • Candidate must have a strong background in commercial negotiations, compliance, strategic business and legal advisement. 
  • Entrepreneurial, business and target-oriented way of thinking, outstanding organizational and communication skills, team player with self-dependent and proactive work-style. 
  • Ability to translate complex legal matter into daily business context.
  • Regional experience / responsibility for several Latin-American countries is a must.

Qualifications
  • Fully qualified lawyer with at least 5-6 years of work experience in an international law firm or legal department of a multinational enterprise.
  • Post-graduate degree such as MBA, LL.M is preferred.
  • Relevant experience in a related industry sector and experience in dealing with compliance matters advantageous.
  • Integrity is a core value to the group so a must if you want to be considered for the role
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel. He will need to travel approx. 50 % of the working time.
  • It is important and key to the constant cooperation and reporting between global team & executive management team that the candidate should reflect team spirit attitude.

Languages: English and Spanish (fluently); further region languages advantageous