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Country General Counsel (Data Center)

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Country General Counsel (Data Center)

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    Monroe Professional Services

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  • Contact:

    Mohammad Omar Abdurrohman

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Client:

    Monroe Consulting Group

Executive recruitment company, Monroe Consulting Group is partnering up with an International Data Center Company in Indonesia. Our client is looking for a Country General Counsel with proven experience in Telco industry. This job is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Job Description

  • Providing guidance to senior management on strategic business decisions.
  • Fostering working relationships with relevant Divisions/Departments as part of the coordination function.
  • Offering mentorship and guidance to subordinates.
  • Delivering legal services to other business units and management through legal advice, contracts, legal opinions, and negotiations with company counterparts.
  • Coordinating the work of Legal Department members and addressing problems, if necessary, within the department's assigned capacity.
  • Collaborating with related Departments to ensure cohesive efforts.
  • Overseeing knowledge management within the internal Legal Department.
  • Planning the annual work plan and setting objectives/goals aligned with the Company's vision and mission.
  • Approving department-related documents (SOP) and manpower requirements with Board of Directors approval, if necessary.
  • Assessing training needs for department members.
  • Conducting work appraisals for subordinates.
  • Approving budgets, if deemed necessary.
  • Establishing KPIs and work areas based on the annual work plan.
  • Supervising and evaluating the quality of the Legal Department's work progress, including the achievement of planned goals and KPIs.
  • Evaluating overall activities of the Legal Department.
  • Coaching, counseling, and training subordinates to support departmental achievements and KPIs aligned with Company goals.
  • Developing cooperation and fostering a harmonious working atmosphere.
  • Establishing and maintaining systems and procedures within the Legal Department, including those involving other Divisions/Departments within the Company.
  • Managing local and international external legal counsels as needed.


  • Extensive background as a senior lawyer with over 10 years of post-qualification experience, offering legal counsel to leaders, executives, and board members. This expertise has been acquired within an in-house legal team, preferably in the fields of IT, data center, telecommunications, or technology businesses, or within a reputable law firm specializing in these domains.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in people management.
  • Substantial exposure to a diverse array of legal areas, encompassing commercial and contract law, company law, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, dispute resolution, privacy, IT, procurement, intellectual property, anti-bribery, sanctions, competition law, and fraud handling.
  • Familiarity with corporate secretarial work, building permits, and HSE.
  • Extensive experience operating in key jurisdictions in Indonesia.
  • Strong skills in stakeholder management, with a track record of building trust and influencing outcomes among various stakeholders.
  • Business acumen coupled with the ability to devise practical solutions for complex business issues. This involves providing candid advice with a focus on risk management rather than risk minimization.
  • Proficiency in internal and external negotiation.
  • Emphasis on customer focus and the capability to cultivate and sustain internal and external relationships.
  • Proven ability to operate independently and deliver commercially oriented legal advice with a high level of integrity.
  • Experience in risk management and compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to review, draft, and edit documents.