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Pharmaceutical & Medical Services
16 May 2019
Job Opportunity : General Counsel & Local Compliance Manager (200K)
General Counsel & Local Compliance Manager (200K)
Our Client
An International Pharmaceutical Company
Bangkok CBD
Report to
Country Manager, Regional Compliance Officer, and Regional General Counsel


  • Provide legal advice and counsel to the company both in Thailand and ensure that their current or proposed activities, policies, business practices, and transactions comply with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Provide methodical management of legal work in the company, to provide legal assistance to Business Units.
  • Provide conclusions on accordance of the contracts, regulations, orders and other documents of the company to the relevant legislation.
  • Draft legal agreements and assess relevant agreements
  • Ensure legal documentations are updated & completed to protect the company assets & interests.
  • Coordinate the preparation and filing for state registration of changes to the statutory documents of the company.
  • Coordinate and organize protection the interests of the company in court.
  • Advice and guide employees on current legislation.
  • Participate in the preparation of responses to complaints and requests from public authorities.
  • Liaise with regional and global legal group(s), as applicable, in support of the company. 
  • Implement global and regional legal policies and SOPs.
  • Educate company officials with regulations relating to their activities, as well as changes in existing legislation, regulations and policies of company.
  • Promote documents and legal acts forming.
  • Performs other duties within its competence on task of the management.
  • Implement essential elements of Compliance program in Thailand
  • Establish local SOPs based on corporate policies and guidelines, global principles and standards, applicable laws and regulations (including the industry code). Revise all local standards and policies on a timely basis.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and Compliance advisor for affiliate’s leadership regarding actual/potential compliance risks, as well as provide guidance to the business functions/departments and field-force regarding the defined compliance standards.
  • Act as affiliate’s leadership team-member and contribute to risk-based decision-making process.
  • Provide regular trainings to relevant functions on global policies and local SOPs, and ensure completion of Global Compliance Training Program.
  • Perform activity risk-assessment, develop and implement a Compliance monitoring plan. Regularly inform local Management team about monitoring results and ensure adequate remediation and action items.
  • Lead Country Compliance Committee and ensure regular meetings as a key body for Compliance risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Ensure full implementation of Global Compliance Policy on Due Diligence and Interactions with Third Party Representatives.
  • Lead local Due Diligence Committee meetings on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that all activities with HCPs/HCOs/GOs are submitted and reviewed via HIP in line with established Compliance clearance process.


  • Bachelor’s Law degree is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with, or exposure to, business functions such as compliance, audit, finance, legal, regulatory affairs.
  • More than 3 years of prior work experience of compliance or legal department in healthcare industry preferred.
  • A global mind-set and cultural flexibility.         
  • Proven ability to effectively build lasting relationships by demonstrating strong interpersonal and influencing skills throughout all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to work independently and professionally.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive areas.