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    Manager, Legal & Compliance

    Thailand, Thailand
    Career Level
    Employment Type, Work Type
    Full time
    Publishing Date, ID-Nr.
    , 263450

    Your tasks

    Act as the key functional representative and lead the Legal & Compliance team for Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos.


    * Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide range of national and multinational customer and supplier contracts, including transport, customs, warehousing, and logistics contracts, lease agreements, general direct and indirect purchasing contracts, and other operating agreements.

    * Providing strategic advice on legal, general corporate, regulatory, administrative, risk management, and compliance matters to management and personnel.

    * Assisting in developing, implementing, training, and monitoring relevant working procedures.

    * Overseeing day-to-day responsibilities for advising on contractual issues, claims, and disputes to minimize exposure.

    * Where necessary, engaging and managing external counsel for general legal, regulatory, and administrative matters and court proceedings in the country.

    * Handling company secretarial and corporate registration matters.

    * Monitoring relevant legislative procedures at country level.

    * Acting as a primary contact point for the General Counsel Asia Pacific and Global Contract Management team (CoE).


    * Assisting in the development of a compliance management system, policies, procedures, and instruments.

    * Supporting communication, implementation, and remediation to adjust and optimize compliance-relevant processes.

    * Assisting in collecting and ensuring adequate compliance reporting.

    * Providing advice on compliance-related matters.

    * Assisting Cluster CEO with risk assessments according to the risk assessment process.

    * Addressing local customer compliance requests.

    * Promoting the whistleblower hotline and encouraging potential whistleblowers.

    * Administering cases of local importance and steering investigations by external parties or DB Security, with coordination and consultation with local P&O functions.

    * Informing local management and Regional Compliance Management about identified weaknesses and countermeasures.


    * At least 8-10 years of post-qualification experience, in private practice and/or as in-house counsel, handling maritime/litigation or corporate/commercial matters.

    * A good university degree in law and preferably an Attorney at Law License.

    * Prior work experience with an international law firm and/or an MNC with strong corporate presence in Thailand will be an advantage.

    * Good knowledge on transport law, standard terms and international conventions.

    * Experience in the transportation/logistics industry will be an advantage.

    * Knowledge in claim and insurance will be an advantage.

    * Able to travel upcountry with own transportation.

    * Good knowledge in local and foreign Anti-Trust Law, Anti-Corruption, Code of Conduct and Integrity will be advantageous.

    * Self-initiative and ability to work under pressure with a high level of commitment

    Our offer

    At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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