We are looking for the Legal Counsel of Legal Regulatory Prevention for Cars & Vans businesses of Daimler Greater China Ltd.
The Legal Counsel of Legal Regulatory Prevention
provides legal advice and legal service on legal regulatory prevention topics for Cars and Vans businesses in Greater China.
Legal regulatory prevention includes all product related legal topics, in particular product development, product safety, emission, certification, importation
provides legal advice and legal service regards all topics in connection with Daimler’s technical compliance management system ( tCMS ), and takes an active role in cross-divisional tCMS Clearing Teams
provides legal advice and legal service to : Daimler local legal teams at Greater China, Daimler Legal Headquarters, CEOs, functional heads of business units and other Daimler internal stakeholders (in particular R&D, homologation, certification)
drafts, reviews, negotiates and advises on all kinds of legal documents, provides legal memos and opinions
observes the development of legal developments and trends, in particular : legislation, jurisdiction, public authorities and government agencies.
Takes care of proactive communication with stakeholders
provides guidance in grey areas (in terms of legal requirements and / or internal guidelines).
provides legal risk management strategy and aligns the strategy with the relevant stakeholders to enable Daimler and its employees to comply with legal requirements, including laws and government regulations
develops programs, processes and measures for legal risk mitigation
acts as point of contact for investigating authorities (prosecutors, stock exchange commissions, government authorities etc.
in alignment with the local legal teams and Daimler HQ
represents Daimler in meetings with authorities and advises employees and management on rights and duties
designs, develops and continuously improves : tCMS related policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures, and provide support in interpretation and implementation
drives the implementation of Daimler global and regional initiatives on legal regulatory prevention and tCMS for Greater China
selects, manages and supervises external lawyers. Ensures high quality of external legal support in an effectively and efficiently manner, including cost-efficiency
develops training concepts and provides trainings, shares knowledge and best practices within Daimler legal teams
Qualifications : Education
LLB (Bachelor of Laws degree) or equivalent from a recognized law school.
LLM (Masters of Law degree) is a plus.
Admission to Chinese bar.
Technical background (engineer, technician etc.) is a plus.
Skills and experience
Minimum 4 years of legal working experience at (1) an in-house legal department (multinational company is a plus), (2) a law firm (international law firm is a plus) or an administrative authority.
Experience in importation law is a plus.
Experience in managing and supervising external lawyers effectively and efficiently, including cost.
Profound legal skills.
Knowledge of areas of law : automotive, importation, product safety, product development, emission, certification.
Highly proficient in written and spoken English (negotiation level). Proficiency in written and spoken German is a plus.
High level of integrity.
Strong skills in :
drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a wide range of legal topics
communication (in particular, with senior management)
translating complex legal topics into short and easy to understand legal analysis and explicit recommendations
presenting and providing trainings
managing conflict and mediation
legal knowledge management
Strong capability to :
take a personal stand, to take responsibility and act consistently
think analytically and strategically
understand business needs and partner with business to create solutions under complex and international circumstances
network and interact in an international team
multi-task, work under pressure and tight time schedules
Good computer literacy (at a minimum, proficient in Microsoft Office).