Our Client is a company specializing in Logistics. They are looking for a highly qualified candidate for the Head Of Legal Position.
Salary: $3000 - $4000 | Working Location: Ho Chi Minh | Reporting to: General Counsel
JOB RESPONSIBILITY For Head of Legal
Function head responsible for managing legal and regulatory matters in Vietnam.
Lead and develop legal team (4 lawyers) to deliver high quality legal services in a fast-paced environment and ensuring that legal advice is commercially-savvy and legally defensible.
Localisation and implementation of Company Group policies in Vietnam.
Designing and implementing country-level legal processes, policies and training relating to contract process compliance and mitigation of legal and regulatory risks.
Advising on, negotiating and preparing commercial contracts, supplier contracts and tender bid response.
Advise on and manage the procurement and renewal of all necessary business, corporate and other licences and permits.
Handle inquiries and investigations by various government agencies.
Develop and maintain working relationship with key government agencies.
Handle administration of and manage legal department in a manner consistent with country-level and group-level policies.
Candidate reports to General Counsel (based in Singapore) but will be accountable to Country Head.
Candidate will work closely with country and group units.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE for Head of Legal
Priority 8x, Strong in leadership and Open mind, good adaptability
Recognised law degree in Vietnamese law.
Post-graduate qualification in an institution outside Vietnam is an advantage.
At least 10 years’ experience in a legal department of a company and reputable law firm, or a legal department only is required. This should include at least 3 years of experience working in a legal department.
Vietnamese Bar admission is optional but will be an advantage.
Strong ability to communicate in writing and verbally in Vietnamese and English.
Experience working in the e-commerce industry or any other dynamic and fast-paced environment organisation is an advantage.
Commercially savvy and focused on enabling business goals through legally-defensible strategy and advice.
IT-savvy and knowledgeable about IT systems and SaaS
Legal research skills in areas relevant to Company, such as corporate laws, logistics, wholesale trade and e-commerce.
BENEFITS for Head of Legal
Salary: $3000 – $4000, depending on candidate’s ability
More details will be discussed during the interview