Head of Legal

Location Hanoi
Industry Retail & Trading, Technology
Category C-suite, Legal/Compliance
Job reference 11113
Salary 120.000.000-150.000.000
Job type Permanent
Consultant email thao.tranthach@manpower.com.vn
Consultant contact no
Date posted Jun 18, 2021


In this role, you will:

• Providing legal and integrity advice and counsel to BOD and overseeing all disputes and litigation matters.

• Direct, and monitor the team to drafting, reviewing; and negotiating various types of agreements and contracts ensuring consistency in legal services

• Participate in the legal appraisal for projects of M&A, fundraising, new company establishment…

• Anticipating and identifying legal issues of concern to management and developing effective legal strategies and practical solutions.

• Directly work with the law agencies/third parties and participate in settling complaints, denunciations or directly participate in the resolution of procedural proceedings at arbitration agencies, courts to protect the legitimate rights and interests of the Company

• Managing, liaising with, and overseeing use of external service providers, including external counsel, and be accountable for managing performance against agreed financial targets.

• Update and disseminate documents, policies and regimes of the State related to business activities of the company

• Organize, review the company's internal management documents to ensure compliance with authority, documentary format, issuance procedure

• Ensure effective and timely implementation of legal procedures for business operation & new projects


To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements:

• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Law, ideally from a leading university in Vietnam.

• Qualified to practice law in Vietnam

• More than 15 years of experience in Law firm, FMCG, Consumer Goods, in which at least 5 years in management role

• Sound knowledge of Vietnamese law.

• Good experience the law & procedures regarding M&A, new company establishment, fund raising

• Strong experience in both in-house, Law firm and compliance.

• Excellent English communication, leadership and inter-personal skills.

• A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and team builder and player


• Salary: $5000 - $6000

• Benefit: Healthcare insurance, Laptop… and other benefits pursuant to company’s policies