Assistant Manager, Legal Japan

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Provide excellent legal services to drive the business healthy, independently and supporting the Legal Head.


Key Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with Global Legal and local business functions, support to enable and drive adidas Japan business.
  • Implement sure defensive legal services, while proactively acting a business partner role simultaneously.
  • Provide day-to-day legal services to business functions including consulting, contract review, draft and negotiation, structuring of transactions, risk assessment and dispute/investigation handling.
  • Maintain and improve legal-relevant internal policies and rules for more effective process in adidas Japan.
  • Provide legal/operational support to the business teams and improve the process including contract signature and e-signature process.
  • Conduct appropriate and timely training and increase awareness of legal/compliance issues.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 3+ years of experience in legal role. Legal work experiences in some of Retail, wholesale, marketing, e-commerce, supply chain, consumer service, and design are preferrable.
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritize handling multiple tasks/responsibilities.
  • Maintain and improve knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.
  • Logical and good written and verbal communication skills in Japanese.
  • Business English level for reading/writing.
  • Open mind, Team Player, Proactive attitude


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor, Master or Doctor degree in law or other relevant subject
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in business company or law firm


Key Relationships:

  • Business teams (including senior managements and members)
  • Global adidas group Legal & Compliance team members
  • External parties including business partners and law firms

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Assistant Manager, Legal Japan

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Tokyo
TEAM:  Legal / SEA
State:  13
Country/Region:  JP
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  513615
Date:  Jul 10, 2024