The Assistant General Counsel, Asia, is responsible for providing high quality, proactive legal advice and support to Molson Coors International (MCI) and specifically to MCI’s operations in Asia.
The role will be responsible for overseeing all of the legal and compliance operations in Asia, including Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim. This will involve drafting, negotiating, and implementing complex distribution, licensing and other commercial arrangements; maintaining compliance with all regulations and governmental requirements; providing legal support to other MCI departments including Corporate Affairs, Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain and Tax. This role also supports the compliance efforts for MCI Asia and ensures employees are trained and abiding by the most up to date policies regarding anti-bribery and anti-corruption, OFAC, and competition law. This role supports risk assessments both in contract negotiations and in day to day operations of the business.
In addition, the role will be responsible for providing strategic project management support to the Managing Director Asia for new market development opportunities, which would involve the establishment of new legal entities, conducting route to market and partner assessments, coordinating multiple cross-functional work streams, and engaging in partner negotiations.