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Regional Legal Counsel and Compliance Manager

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Regional Legal Counsel and Compliance Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

The Regional Legal Counsel and Compliance Manager will be a member of the Group Legal Department and will collaborate with the other Egis Legal Department’s teams based in France and, as the case may be, in other regions. This position will report directly to the General Counsel of the APAC Region with a dotted line to the Group Ethics and compliance Director.

Job description

Key Areas of Responsibilities:


Ethics & Compliance

  • Promote corporate ethics & compliance rules, policies and guidelines in the Asia sub-region;
  • Advise in coordination with Ethics & Compliance Group department on the implementation of ethics & compliance controls in regional business processes;
  • Collaborate with internal and external regional/local stakeholders to manage ethics & compliance risks;
  • Empower, engage, educate and train management and employees on ethics & compliance risks;
  • Conduct preventive testing;
  • Ensure regular reporting to Ethics & Compliance Group department;
  • Manage local reporting of ethics & compliance violations and conduct investigations and monitor corrective action plans;
  • Conduct periodic field visits to the sub-region to fulfill responsibilities;
  • Cascade and promote actions of communication on Ethics & Compliance topics;
  • Participate in the Monthly Ethics & Compliance Group Network;
  • Contribute to workshops in order to ensure pragmatic & applicable Compliance processes.



  • Provide to all deployed businesses and functions of the Asia sub-region solution-oriented advice, recommendation, guidance, support and training on all aspects of legal issues and regulatory risks in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Assist in the corporate entity housekeeping of the Egis entities in the Asia sub-region;
  • Provide legal support and guidance for commercial projects, agreements and other strategic initiatives to the Egis operations in the Asia sub-region;
  • Manage and supervise disputes, legal actions and litigation in the Asia sub-region;
  • Perform ad-hoc assignments or projects as required by Legal Department.



  • University Degree Holder in Law with a recognized university;
  • Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in a similar position with a regional scope in Asia;
  • Pragmatic and have good writing and communication skills, especially written English and Chinese;
  • Rigorous, honest, convincing and a good negotiator;
  • Able to adapt in a multicultural environment;
  • “Hands-on” business partner attitude with a solution-oriented mindset, the highest integrity and professionalism, and passion for excellence and quality across various business functions in a fast-paced environment.


Egis Group


A major international group in the construction engineering and mobility services sectors, Egis creates and operates intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and addressing the major challenges of our time by helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.


A 75%-owned subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, with the remaining 25% held by partner executives and employees, Egis places its multiple fields of expertise at the disposal of the community and makes cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects throughout their lifecycle: consulting, engineering, operation.


Through its wide-ranging fields of activity, Egis is a central player in the collective organisation of society and the living environment of its inhabitants all over the world.


€1.07 bn turnover in 2020


16,000 employees

Position location

Job location

Asia, China


  Hong Kong

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years