Country Corporate Legal Counsel

Country Corporate Legal Counsel

ABB Limited
10-13 years
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Country Corporate Legal Counsel
Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a Senior Legal Counsel & Country Corporate Counsel, you will be responsible for ABB Vietnam's legal and fiduciary obligations and working closely with the country's management team and board to ensure that the local ABB entity complies with its fiduciary obligation. Reporting to APAC Regional General Counsel, you will work directly with internal clients and external parties for ABB's Electrification Business Area in Vietnam. Your responsibilities

  • Providing legal advice and counsel to the Electrification business across either a broad range of legal issues, as well as managing dispute and litigation matters as directed
  • Supporting reviews of local language legal documents and provides advice on local law were requested by the legal counsels of the other business areas
  • Assisting with drafting and negotiating of a wide array of contracts (i.e., frame agreements, sales or procurement contracts, NDA, channel partner, consortium etc), including conducting risk analysis and giving advice on risk mitigation steps
  • Creating legal forms and best practice. Work with the business teams to develop legal templates and processes for new business and commercial models
  • Anticipating and identifying legal issues of concern to management and proactively developing effective legal strategies and practical solutions
  • Ensuring good corporate governance in accountability at country level, supporting implementation of the Code of Conduct and on-going integrity training and assists in investigation and resolution of any integrity issues that arise
  • Responsible for the implementation of relevant legal and integrity directives and instructions, as well as monitoring on-going integrity
  • As Country Corporate Counsel, support, advise and guide the fiduciary obligations of the ABB entities in Vietnam and supervise all corporate governance and Board activities, including liaising with corporate regulators, and acting as Country Privacy Lead
  • Managing and liaising with external service providers, including external legal counsel, ensuring that all external advice is provided in a cost-effective way
Your background

  • Minimum 10 years of post-qualification experience either in-house or in private practice
  • A bachelor's degree in Law from a reputable law school is required, with eligibility to practice law in Vietnam
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of legal support in countries of responsibility
  • A collaborative, solution-focused approach with excellent written and verbal communication and a demonstrated ability to appropriately advocate legal and commercial positions in English and native languages
  • An individual who has strong communication skills and capabilities to manage legal and compliance issues in multiple jurisdiction and diversified background
  • Strong business acumen
  • Team player with strong communication skills, influencing, leadership and stakeholder engagement skills to achieve optimal company outcomes
  • Accident insurance
  • Transportation Allowance
More about us

ABB's Electrification Global Markets organization is responsible for the go-to-market strategy and generating profitable growth for the Electrification Business Area. Our 10,000 strong commercial team represents the portfolio of all Electrification Business Area Divisions in over 100 countries. Our unmatched domain expertise across key industry verticals and channels combined with our truly global footprint makes us able to deliver extraordinary business results, supporting our customers with solutions which address their current needs, whilst considering the future emerging trends such as Urbanization, Digitalization and Shift to Electricity and Sustainable Energy. We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid Recruitment Agencies please be aware that this role is being managed by the internal ABB Talent team directly. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners should we require support. Your adherence to our process is appreciated

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About ABB Limited

ABB Ltd (German: ABB AG, French, Italian, Romansh: ABB SA),formerly ASEA Brown Boveri, is a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Västerås, Sweden, and Zürich, Switzerland.operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment, and automation technology areas. It is ranked 341st in the Fortune Global 500 list of 2018 and has been a global Fortune 500 company for 24 years.Until the sale of its Power Grids division in 2020, ABB was Switzerland's largest industrial employer.ABB is traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zürich, Nasdaq Stockholm and the New York Stock Exchange in the United States.

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