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Legal and Compliance Japan

Finance & Legal/Compliance


Job Description

Main Purpose of Job:

The Legal and Compliance Counsel serve as the responsible person for all legal and compliance matters for Hoya Surgical Optics (HSO) Japan.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal and compliance advice to support the business
  • Establish and provide trainings about compliance program to the entire HSO Division in Japan
  • Setup and work on measures related to risk management of HSO in Japan including credit management
  • Share information and knowledge with related departments in HSO Japan, overseas HSO entities, and stakeholders in various projects, cases etc.
  • Act as the contact person of external organizations such as the committee of Fair Competition Code of the Medical Devices Industry in Japan
  • Draft and review contracts. If necessary, support the Legal Specialist with negotiations of contracts
  • Control signature to every kind of materials
  • Maintain procedures including in-house procedures
  • Join other legal operations which are necessary for business of Medical Division in accordance with compliance
  • Manage external counsel and legal/compliance budget



  • University graduates (Bachelor's degree or higher)
  • Qualified to practice law in Japan or a western jurisdiction



  • At least 3 years experience in legal business, in private companies or law offices
  • Experience in medical device or life science industry would be advantageous



  • Excellent Japanese and English language skills
  • Sound judgment and impeccable integrity
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Being able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Team player


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