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Manager, Corporate Governance

Specialization:  Legal & Compliance
Location: 

Singapore, 01, SG, 239920

Date Posted:  26-Sep-2021

Bridgestone is dedicated to "serving society with superior quality." Our mission and values ensure world-class customer service and inspire us to be an outstanding corporate citizen in the communities in which we live and work.

Our engineers push the boundaries of what’s possible to improve performance, safety and quality. Like you, we’re driven to be the best. And it starts with our passion for innovation.

Job Summary

Assignment involves work of a confidential and/or complex nature, exposure to sensitive information and contacts requiring considerable discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy.

The incumbent will manage the Executives’ (specifically the Bridgestone China & Asia Pacific (BSCAP) CEO and VP, Legal & Compliance) calendars, schedules, reports, agendas, correspondence and memoranda.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Executives on operational issues and high-level projects, which contain confidential information such as transformation projects, restructuring initiatives and corporate agenda initiatives and matters for the Board where discretion and confidentiality are critical. On request will attend meetings on these projects as Executives’ representative to provide Executives with timely update of the situation. Helps Executives with the follow up process of the ongoing projects to keep them on track.
  • Coordinates and keep high-level presentations and speeches (and notes from) internal meetings, off-site conferences, board meetings, etc. where discretion and confidentiality are critical. 
  • Makes independent determinations as to priority and timing of response or follow up. Solves issues directly or redirects calls if needed. Assures appropriate follow up regarding questions/issues that may arise, exercising sound judgment with a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity.
  • Manages the Executives’ calendars & schedules, ensuring accuracy and timely input. Provides agendas and meeting materials as needed.
  • Assist the VP, Legal & Compliance with budget planning, monitoring, cross charging and internal financial reporting requirements.
  • Working with external company secretarial organization as well as regional group companies to ensure the proper documentation and preparation of BOD minutes and agenda.
  • Organize for the board of directors and committee members, agendas, meeting venue and schedule board meetings and executive meetings and help facilitate at these meetings.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements and processes expenses for the Executives.
  • Manage/assist in the VIP visit arrangements, logistic arrangements of regional meetings, trainings and workshops – hotel, transportation, visa application etc.
  • Will collaborate closely with the Regional Compliance Lead in leading the design, implementation and maintenance of the risk management framework within BSCAP and in alignment with the respective Group Companies (GCs). This includes developing and maintaining detailed risk management policies and processes and working with key business stakeholders to facilitate the embedding of these across the BSCAP RHO and various GCs. The incumbent will also be responsible for the ongoing review and challenge of risk framework effectiveness and the implementation of risk management best practice.
  • Is the key point of contact for reporting to the BSCAP Executive Committees and the Board, on ad hoc incident reporting and for the escalation of significant risk events to the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Committee.
  • Primary / first point of contact for GCs for significant incidents or risk events, including EAR and business continuity plans (BCPs).
  • Lead the design, development, documentation, communication and implementation of the BSCAP risk management framework.
  • Maintain Risk Registers as an outcome of the Risk Assessment process and monitor the action plans agreed with Senior Management.
  • Review, assess and report significant risks and issues identified or reported by the business in line with the incident management process and assist the business in defining and agreeing remedial action.
  • The incumbent will be working in a variety of areas including: Business continuity · Corporate governance · Enterprise/Operational risk · Information and security risk · Market and credit risk · Regulatory and legal risk · Technology risk to identify and help manage risks affecting the organization.
  • Prepare risk evaluation reports in an appropriate way for the various company stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, accountancy, finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in managing regional work in a large MNC within Asia Pacific.
  • Experience in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Risk Analysis, Internal Audit, either with a Big 4 Public Accounting Firm, or a large MNC with global / regional scope will be highly desired.
  • Experience in supporting C-Suite level Executives with a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism, and exceptional attention to detail will be highly desired.
  • Dynamic personality with positive attitude and self-motivation.
  • Creative, flexible and detail orientated to meet strict deadlines, and be capable of working on many issues simultaneously.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Leadership and capability to mobilize counterparts are also
  • High level of integrity, respect for others, persistence and passion for success.
  • A collaborative team player across all functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Requires high level of prioritization skills in order to accomplish daily expectations as well as excellent grammar skills and proofreading skills in order to produce quality
  • Fast paced professional team office environment handling multiple demands and exercising appropriate judgment as
  • Requires ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail without missing the big
  • An analytical mind-set with good problem-solving skills and able to identify root causes to provide suitable solutions.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and PPT with the ability to produce graphs and charts.
  • Must be technologically savvy with IT equipment (e.g., video conferencing system).
  • Fluency in English required, other language skills are a plus.

Skills

Local contract terms only

Understanding that Serving Society with Superior Quality is our heritage and our mission, and embracing our responsibility to future generations as a global leader in our industries, Bridgestone and its teammates around the world employ innovation and technology to improve the way people move, live, work and play.