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Philips Corporate Counsel in Singapore, Singapore

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You are responsible for

  • This will be 3-day a week role.

  • The role will focus primarily on Philips' procurement contracting legal and contracting support. This may include coordination of Philips' real estate contracts. This will include interacting with Philips' internal procurement teams across the globe and negotiating with suppliers (where required).

  • Understanding the automated contracting/approval processes and workflow relating to our Procurement contracts.

  • Acting as single point of contact for the Market on all Procurement contracting issues. Where required, coordinating with local counsels on matters that require their involvement.

  • This role will be reporting into the Head of Legal & Compliance on a solid line.

  • While the primary focus for this role will be on the Procurement Contracting function, candidate will be required to work closely with the Legal Privacy lawyers, as Data Privacy legal/contracting issues and privacy impact assessments (PIAs) of Philips' vendors/suppliers/subcontractors, will be a part of the Market Procurement Counsel's portfolio.

  • Conducting training for the Procurement teams on contracting/compliance/privacy related matters where required.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Called to Singapore Bar, with minimum 8 years post qualification experience.

  • Some experience in working on cross border commercial transactions in countries across ASEAN Pacific.

  • Preferably some experience in an in-house role.

  • Maturity to be able to handle and negotiate with clients at all levels firmly and professionally.

  • Resourceful self starter, able to work independently, and a quick learner.

  • Highest standards of integrity an absolute must.

  • Ability to adapt to a fast pace, dynamic environment; comfortable in working with automated tools to increase efficiency.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at https://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video at https://youtu.be/ocnMFp1JBuM .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at https://www.careers.philips.com/professional/global/en/workingatphilips on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at https://www.careers.philips.com/global/en/blog-unexpected . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process at https://www.careers.philips.com/global/en/recruitmentprocess , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at https://www.careers.philips.com/global/en/faq .

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