Senior Legal Manager

Senior Legal Manager

Ninja Logistics sdn bhd
Ho Chi Minh Vietnam
8-12 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Ninja Van wishes to bring on board a commercially-savvy mid-to-senior level Legal Counsel to augment the legal team & capabilities and capacity and provide leadership to existing legal team members. This Legal Counsel is expected to guide, instruct and develop the existing Ninja Van Legal Team members in Vietnam.
This counsel is expected to be a self-motivated individual with a high level of initiative and communications skills, who can operate independently. He or she will be expected to liaise with country and group levels units and lead Ninja Van’s legal team’s operations and organization in Vietnam.
    • The candidate’s primary role includes:
    • (1) Advising on, negotiating, and preparing commercial contracts, supplier contracts and tender bid response;
    • (2) Designing and implementing Vietnam-focused Ninja Van legal processes, and
    • policies and training relating to negotiation and closure of commercial agreements,handling of regulatory compliance issues, compliance with Vietnamese laws and regulations and litigation;
    • (3) Leading and developing Ninja Van Legal Team members in Vietnam;
    • (4) Liaise with all government agencies (at local, provincial and national levels) on all legal and regulatory matters;
    • (5) Provide legal advice to all Ninja Van Vietnamese business units, including with
    • regards to compliance with Vietnamese postal laws;
    • (6) Negotiate with other private or public third parties on legal matters with a view of eliminating or mitigating legal risks for Ninja Van;
    • (7) Instructing external counsels and consultations to enforce Ninja Van’s legal rights or defend potential claims;
    • (8) Implementation of Ninja Van Group policies and standards in Vietnam legal team.
    • - The Candidate reports to General Counsel (based in Singapore) but will be accountable to Vietnam Country Head.
    • - The Candidate will work closely with country and group units, including Regional Legal Department, on commercial matters in Vietnam.

    • Recognized law degree in Vietnam.
    • Qualification with a recognized local Bar Association is preferred but not mandatory.
    • 8 to 12 years’ experience in a law firm, or the legal department of a reputable Vietnamese or foreign company, or a combination of both.
    • At least 5 years of experience in the following: (i) advising, negotiating, and drafting commercial contracts, supplier agreements, and collaboration agreements; (ii) advising, negotiating, and drafting tender submissions; and (iii) commercial agreement templates and processes.
    • At least 5 years’ experience in handling regulatory compliance matters and litigation.
    • At least 3 years of experience in leading legal team members or managing legal department operations.
    • Legal work experience in a sales-driven organization, logistics, e-commerce, or an international company would make the candidate stand-out.
    • Strong ability to communicate in writing and verbally in Vietnamese and English.
    • Desired Competency and Skills:
    • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, procurement contracts, leases and tender documents.
    • Track record of effective management of internal stakeholders, including senior management.
    • Track record of effective management of legal team members and operations to achieve high-quality legal services.
    • Legal research skills in areas relevant to Ninja Van, such as corporate laws, logistics, wholesale trade and e-commerce.
    • Pro-active handling of unforeseen circumstances that can create legal risks and providing clear recommendations to operations
    • Leadership in designing and implementing processes and policies relating to efficient preparation, negotiation and close of commercial agreements and documents.
    • Identifying commonly encountered legal risks and mitigating them through policies and business process improvements.
    • Delivering internal legal-related training.
    • Legal research and advice on commercial legal matters, including intercompany transactions and cross-border transactions.
    • Advise in and manage commercial disputes, regulatory compliance matters and litigation matters.

    • Working address: Ninja Van Vietnam Office, Tan Binh district, Ho Chi Minh city.

    • Salary and benefits:
    • Competitive income compared to the market
    • 'Tet' bonus , Performance review from 1 - 4 months
    • Paid social insurance based on full salary
    • 12 days annual leave, 5 days sick leave (with full salary)
    • High-class AON Health Insurance for manager level.
    • Year End Party, annual Townhall Ceremony
    • Annual company trip
    • Attractive team-building activities, regular internal activities
    • Provide laptop for employees

    • Training and developing:
    • Participate in internal training courses: online/offline
    • Opportunities to promote to higher positions: Senior, Team Leader, Manager etc.

    • Work environment & colleagues:
    • Senior leaders are open-minded, respectful and ready to facilitate personal growth
    • Young and dynamic working environment
    • Scope of work is large, the company has more than 4000 employees, the company has operations spreading to 63 provinces/cities thoughout the country.

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Ninja Van is a tech-enabled logistics company on a mission to provide hassle-free delivery services for businesses of all sizes across Southeast Asia. Launched in 2014, we started operations in Singapore and have become the region's largest and fastest growing last-mile logistics company, partnering with over 35,000 merchants and delivering more than 1,000 parcels every minute across six countries. At our core, we are a technology company that is disrupting a massive industry with cutting-edge software and operational concepts. Powered by algorithm-based optimisation, dynamic routing, end-to-end tracking and a data-driven approach, we provide best-of-class delivery services that delight both the shippers and end customers. But we are just getting started! We have much room for improvement and many ideas that will further shape the industry.

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