Legal Counsel and Company Secretary

Location: 

Pathum Thani, 13, TH

Company:  Goodyear

Location: TH - Pathum Thani   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Bon Jovi Sinday
  
Sponsorship Available:  No

Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Job Responsibilities:

 

Advisor to Business

  • Provide legal counsel and guidance to the Goodyear business in ASEAN with focus on the operations of Goodyear Thailand.
  • Develop good working partnership with business stakeholders with deep understanding of strategy, key customers, industry environment drivers as well as proactively address issues faced and opportunities presented to the businesses.
  • To draft or review agreements, contracts, letters and other legal documents related to business operations of the company in order to support business operation of the company and to avoid legal exposures and liabilities of the company.
  • Advising on labor / union matters.
  • Managing the contract lifecycle of contracts and legal documents.
  • To keep updated on laws and regulations, provide training and advice on legal matters.
  • Interacting with the ASEAN Legal Team on all relevant in-country developments/initiatives involving legal / risk matters.
  • Act as a legal representative of company to participate in Thai Automobile Tyre Manufacturer Association (TATMA)
  • Managing disputes, pre-litigation and litigation matters and develop effective strategies to resolve legal issues and protect the company’s rights.
  • Liaising with and supervising external counsel for outsourced legal matters, ensuring efficient and cost-effective legal representation when required.
  • To assure the company’s operations comply with policies, guidelines, compliance manuals of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, e.g. business code of conduct, antitrust compliance, Office of the Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Corrupt Practices, etc.

 

Company Secretary

  • Management of all activities as they relate to being the Company Secretary for Goodyear Thailand including management of all Board activities.
  • To prepare, disseminate and keep the register of all matters relating to Board of Directors of the company, including the notice-calling and minutes of the Board meeting and annual report of the company and the notice-calling and minutes of the Shareholders’ meeting.
  • To keep a report on conflicts of interest filed by directors and executives. To perform any function as specified by the securities law.
  • Maintain and ensure timely completion of corporate actions and other processes essential to ensuring statutory compliance of the Company including but not limited to the filing of Annual Reports, Sustainability Report and statutory reporting.
  • To ensure the best interest of the company and the shareholders are met IN ORDER TO protect the shareholders’ interest.
  • To advice and counsel directors on their duties as directors regarding corporate governance IN ORDER TO be in line with rules and regulations and to avoid issues thereof.
  • To ensure that the board is complying with governance requirements and that board is best able to make wise decisions IN ORDER TO support Directors in making their decisions.
  • To attend all director meetings, audit committee meetings. To answer the questions at and between the meetings IN ORDER TO take those minutes of the Board and to answer questions if any.
  • To provide the board members with all of the information that they need and want to know (board book) IN ORDER TO support directors in running company’s business.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Holds a degree in law and a professional legal qualification.
  • At least 5 years working experiences in the field of legal affairs or compliance matters, preferably with a Thai publicly listed company.
  • Experience working for a multi-national company, preferably within manufacturing industry.
  • Proven experience in general corporate and commercial issues in-house or in private practice.
  • Possesses excellent legal and strategic judgment, coupled with strong business partnering and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, meticulous and a quick learner.
  • Good team player and possesses a high level of integrity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Business organization law, SET/SEC law, good governance, customs law, product liability law, labor law, taxation, BOI law, trade competition, US OFAC, US FCPA, US Export control, US embargo, business code of conduct, contract law, factories law, data protection law, financial and accounting basic, foreign business act, WTO, international agreement, etc.
  • Deep understanding of sale and marketing strategy, internal control and compliance policy, other practices in respect to the business operation of the company.

 

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate


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