Position Description

Senior Manager, Employment Counsel (Semicon MNC/ Regional Role)
Job Code 19859
Job Placement Location Singapore
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This position is required to support multiple APAC countries for broad range of employment/labor-related legal matters. Attorney will be primary employment law attorney in APAC, reporting to US HQ.

  • Handle all types of employment law counseling in APAC countries for a Fortune 500 multi-national high-tech company with offices in APAC countries, the United States, and globally.
  • Manage litigation and dispute resolution matters.
  • Oversee internal investigations, working closely with internal investigators, HR, and senior management.
  • Develop employment-related training programs and deliver trainings to employees in large and small group settings.
  • Manage outside counsel and budgets.
  • Manage projects related to employment/HR issues and data privacy, and other special projects as needs arise.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Immediate Supervisor


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Law
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years of employment/labor law experience, preferably with minimum of 4 years of in-house experience with a multi-national company and 4 years of private practice in reputable law firm.
  • Must be licensed and in good standing as an attorney in home country.
  • Willing to travel (~25% within APAC & US).
  • Experience with international as well as domestic employment laws is strongly preferred.
  • Possess knowledge of at least one APAC country employment/labor laws, familiarity with U.S. employment laws is an advantage.
  • Experienced with multi-national technology and/or manufacturing companies is preferred.
  • Possess strong analytical and communication skills, and demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers in different departments and locations
  • Possess excellent English language skills, both verbal and written, as well as fluency in at least one local APAC language.
  • Able to work in a cross-functional, matrixed, team-oriented work environment, including attending meetings with colleagues in other global time zones.
  • Able to work independently, be self-motivated, be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, flexible and able to adapt to change are critical to success.

To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 19859.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact XinYi at xinyi.chai@gmprecruit.com.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

GMP Recruitment Services (S) Pte Ltd   |   EA Licence: 09C3051   |   EA Personnel: XinYi   |   Registration No: R1328898

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