Head of Legal, Vietnam

10-13 years
Job Description

Head of Legal, Vietnam organises and manages the delivery of legal services by Vietnam legal team in order to enable Ninja Van to achieve its business goals in a manner that is legally compliant and consistent with NV's risk management policies and risk appetite.


    • Function head responsible for managing legal and regulatory matters in Vietnam
    • Lead and develop legal team (3 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 Ninja Van 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 Group General Counsel (based in Singapore) but will be accountable to Country Head. Candidate will also work closely with country and group units.

    • Recognised law degree in Vietnamese law. Post-graduate qualification in an institution outside Vietnam will be an added 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 both Vietnamese and English.
    • Experience working in the e-commerce industry or any other dynamic and fast-paced environment organisation is an added advantage
    • Comfortable to do occasional travel within Vietnam and SEA.

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Ninja Van is Southeast Asia's leading logistics provider, with the highest service coverage over 6 countries in the region.

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