Legal Compliance and Ethics Counsel

SGD Competitive Remuneration Package



This role requires a bright, tenacious and pro-active individual to help build out Dyson’s global Legal Compliance and Ethics function within APAC, and provide the business with advice in respect of legal compliance and ethics risk areas. This is a role that provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and make a real contribution as part of a dynamic, global and passionate team.

Market Overview

In 2000, Dyson moved production from Malmesbury to Malaysia to be closer to our supply chains and open up international growth. The small team of 10 has now grown to almost 1,200 – forming Dyson’s second biggest global hub. Located in the exhilarating industrial heart of Johor, it’s also home to RDD, IT, operations,  finance, creative and HR.

The RDD facility is central to our plans to launch 100 new machines in the next four years. To meet these ambitions, we recently expanded the site to 30,000m², with 50 advanced technology labs and 700 new engineers. In the Dyson world, there’s no more exciting place to be.

Function Overview

The Legal Compliance and Ethics Counsel is required to support Dyson’s new global Legal Compliance and Ethics function in APAC. This new function has a vision - “A global compliance and ethics function focused on empowering Dyson and its people to do the right thing while enabling robust and sustainable business growth” . We need you to help us achieve this vision.


  • Collaborate with the Head of Legal Compliance and Ethics and the functional team to engineer and implement effective strategies to achieve our vision.
  • Build strong relationships with all functions across the APAC region and at Group.
  • Support and conduct legal compliance and ethics investigations.
  • Provide expert and solution focussed advice across the range of compliance and ethics risks helping the business to navigate complex issues and do the right thing.
  • Provide input into the creation of Policies Procedures and Guidance and a governance structure for their creation.
  • Devise and deliver training programmes.
  • Maintain an up to date and comprehensive knowledge of developments within the legal compliance and ethics risk areas.
  • Manage external counsel where appropriate, ensuring compliance with Dyson’s cost management processes.
  • Travel within the APAC region and on some occasions to the UK.


  • Tertiary legal qualifications.
  • A demonstrable commitment to professionalism, pride and integrity in all aspects of your work.
  • A passion for legal compliance and ethics and a good understanding of legal compliance and ethics risk areas.
  • Intellectual agility and confidence to learn quickly on the job and therefore deal with issues outside your current experience and skill set.
  • An ability to work effectively in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Evidence of being a self-starter who is good at identifying problems and proactively remedying them.
  • Courage to challenge individuals irrespective of seniority.

It would be helpful if you also had some of these:

  • The ability to communicate in a business environment in Mandarin, Hindi and/or Japanese.
  • Experience of leading compliance and ethics investigations.
  • Excellent awareness of the role and position of a compliance and ethics function within a multi-national business.
  • Previous involvement with project and change management.
  • Skilled in creating Policies Procedures and Guidance and input into building a governance structure for their creation
  • Demonstrable subject matter expertise in one or more of the following risk areas: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Competition/Anti-Trust Sanctions and Trade Controls Data Protection and Privacy

Benefits Overview

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

Posted: 15-Aug-2017

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