Legal Director

Location Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh
Industry FMCG
Category C-suite, Legal/Compliance
Job reference 11274
Job type Permanent
Consultant email hong.ngo@manpower.com.vn
Consultant contact no +84 28 3911 0950
Date posted Aug 03, 2021
1. Key responsibilities:
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Set internal legal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
  • Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Base your decision making process on ethics and integrity
  • Create associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, politicians, clients)
  • Attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from team
  • Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Meet legal objectives
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes
2. What distinguishes you:
  • Proven general counseling experience in business environment
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations, labor law, etc)
  • In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organisations
  • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • First class interpersonal and communication skill
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to “see around the corner”
  • Possess BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree an LLB or JD from an accredited law school and at least 15 years of professional experience.
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an asset.
  • Communication in English and preferable in Vietnamese