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Legal and Compliance Officer

1 Year or Less

With business certificates

Established in 1966
1001-5000 Employees

San Nicolas Proper, Cebu City, Cebu

Posted On: April 20, 2021

Job ID: 376943

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COMPANY PROFILE:
 
Helpmate Services Incorporated (HSI for brevity), is a corporation duly organized under Philippine Laws, engaged in providing janitorial, messengerial, manpower and comprehensive agricultural services to its clients in the different areas of  Visayas and Mindanao.  HSI was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 26, 2004 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Helpmate Services Incorporated, a 100% Filipino owned corporation also registered with the securities and Exchange Commission on March 21, 1966.
 
The principal and operating office of Helpmate Services Incorporated is at 330 N. Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City. It has branch offices in the cities of Tacloban, Cagayan De Oro City, Davao City and a Satellite office inside Nestle Facility in Magdum, Tagum City.
 
LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensure all clients have a written and signed contract;
  • Monitor renewal of service contracts upon its due expiration and see to it that a copy of signed agreement is on file;
  • Ensure that a service contract with clients are up-to-date and important provisions such as separation and/or retirement pay, paternity benefits and other related employee benefits are included in the agreement;
  • Facilitate compliance of minimum wage when new wage order has been enacted by the respective areas;
  • Coordinate and discuss to respective departments of the related concerns or issues being elevated from the clients;
  • Review and oversee adherence of proposal or service rates in accordance to the approved rate matrix;
  • Facilitate completeness of documents as per requirements to any janitorial and manpower bidding attended by the company;
  • Assist in the prosecution of legal cases and review draft position papers;
  • Assist Department Heads in any transaction requiring legal knowledge or ability;
  • Represent the company in legal proceeding in court, government units, agencies and instrumentalities
  • Coordinate with company lawyers regarding active/pending cases
  • Participate in and record minutes of investigations conducted by the company’s representative or by its officer.
  • Review company policies and advise the Management regarding all possible risks
  • Assist the different business units in preparing legal and paralegal related duties as requested; and
  • Perform other related task that may be assigned from the management
QUALIFICATIONS
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the development and management of major administrative programs, demonstrated analytical ability, and strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • He or she must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Paralegal studies or any related field
  • Has good verbal and written communication skills
LANGUAGE SKILLS
  • English, Cebuano
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
 
Membership in relevant organizations as well as certificates (see Education and/or experience)
  • PALSCON
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Must be present in the office on work days except for work related trips outside the office.
  • Willing to travel to out of town trips (Field) as needed.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • In the office as required otherwise in the field

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