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  • Description

  • Welink MCS is hiring for a Legal Manager in behalf of a client partner in the Toll Road and Operation Industry

    Location: Cavite City

    Email: *** or ****

    Role & Responsibilities:

    • Legal Research and Presentation:

    o Conduct legal research and applicable laws and jurisprudence on various issues concerning the concession of the company.

    o Prepare legal opinion and/or memorandum on matters that need to be addressed by the company.

    o Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management.

    • Draft Correspondence and Legal Documents:

    o Draft necessary pleadings concerning toll rate adjustments.

    o Draft letters to various government offices in relation to the concession.

    o Ensure that the key issues and needs of the company are addressed.

    • Represent the Company:

    o Attend various meetings with various government offices and to advocate on behalf of the company to said government agencies and other organizations.

    o Work collaboratively with other organizations and networks where appropriate.

    o Liaise with other legal services.

    • Contract Drafting and Review:

    o Draft and/or contracts and agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance.

    o Prepare drafts for contracts and/or amendments/revision to an existing contract.

    o Review proposed contract to ensure that the interests of the company is well-protected and sufficiently covered.

    o Compare and contrast different contracts entered into by the company and to come up with suggested revisions.

    • Others:

    o Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action.

    o Ensure compliance with laws, rules and regulations, as well as, internal policies and guidelines.

    o Identify potential legal and regulatory issues that may pose a risk, in order to negate or mitigate any liability against the company.

    o Performs other duties as assigned.

    Key Qualifications:

    • Education: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Law or a closely related field

    • Specialized knowledge: Must have excellent knowledge and understanding of Philippine laws and jurisprudence

    o Skills (including any technical or interpersonal skills): Excellent judgement and analytical Skills; Excellent Time Management Skills; Strong Prioritization and Organization Skills; Exceptional Communication (oral and written) in drafting high-value legal documentation, which must be clear, unambiguous, concise, and conclusive, leaving no room for misinterpretation or manipulation; Presentation Skills; Exceptionally good skills in the legal negotiation such as mergers and acquisitions, tender bidding, and contract negotiations; Technical Skills, including experienced in developing, maintaining, and revising management procedures and processes; proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs

    • Abilities: Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from project/operations and requiring coordination with other units; Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines; Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures; Ability to work as a team member and also independently

    • Other characteristics: Strong attention to detail; proactive in problem solving and getting issues resolved, and take initiative for proper and timely action in all respects; Maintains professionalism at all times; Well-motivated and has an initiative to do work; Trustworthy; Ability to work with minimal to zero supervision

    • Professional Certification (Licenses needed): Philippine Bar Exam Passer

    • Experience: Four to five years of working experience working in a corporate legal capacity within a fast-paced, fast-evolving and dynamic environment, or related experience preferred with more than 3 years’ supervisory experience. Must have successful experience leading negotiations on complex, high value, contracts, and agreements. Experience in litigation is an advantage.

  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 4
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Job summary

  • Legal Manager

  • Cavite, Calabarzon

  • Company

    WeLink Management Consultancy Services
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

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