REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree of Law (LLB) degree and preferably with advance degree in law; preferable with Certificate of Lawyer and a certain period (min 6 months of studying/working) abroad outside Vietnam.
  • Experienced in Vietnamese law (with 8 years of practical working experience in Vietnamese law), jurisdiction, managing and consulting Business project from legal perspective; preferably gained with law firm and/or other economic fields with good knowledge on business is essential.
  • Very solid experience in conduction critical negotiations and leading through very difficult conversations. 
  • Outstanding understanding of Vietnamese law;
    knowledge of existing law and regulation, ability to work independent.
  • High level of Integrity and Compliance.
  • Strong consultancy skills. Fast comprehension of complex matters. Analytical and conceptual skill. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Strong sense of responsibility, self-confident, highly motivated personality, team player.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

The General Manager Legal Vietnam will lead a small team providing holistic legal advice for the entire Mercedes-Benz Vietnam (MBV) entity.

  • Lead and manage all legal operative topics and the team to permanently analyze and monitor legal matters, risks and ongoing processes for all functions to ensure a transparent, precise and fully reliable legal consultancy by taking all latest and upcoming Vietnamese legal practices and jurisdiction into account.
  • Oversee and drive legal matters associated with all upcoming strategic business projects to ensure a fully compliant and legally alignment in all business areas towards the top management and all involved stakeholders include all respective local authorities, third parties and corporate functions.
  • Ensure proper legal advice in Vietnam 
  • Manage all legal matters within the company to ensure compliance with prevailing regulations.
  • Consult General Director (GD) in protecting corporate interests, in particular, commercial-related issues;
  • Provide legal advice for MBV operating business in Vietnam as assigned by and in consult with GD
  • Help GD in contacting and dealing with outside lawyers and law firms; Be an external representation of MBV for all legal matters and judicial proceedings 
  • Consult HR Director in all HR related legal matters, disputes and contractual topics.
  • Present all relevant legal topics to the Executive Board monthly.
  • Provide legal support for structuring business model and for corporate matters. 
  • Prepare/maintain/ review standard contract/non-standard contract, terms and conditions, contracting package, contract termination.
  • Manage and implement requirements of Antitrust Law; provide legal consultations for antitrust issues.
  • Provide trainings on antitrust, legal update, corporate governance liability.
  • Manage legal coverage program, legal risk report; provide relevant documentation and corporate governance and legal risk.
  • Support legal defense on court proceedings, selection-negotiation-coordination of external counsels, appointment & management of external counsel, procedure & foreclosures, brand protection.
  • Permanent member of the Executive Board Vietnam.

 

Interested candidates should submit an English letter of interest to:

Human Resources Department

Mercedes-Benz Vietnam Ltd.

693 Quang Trung Street, Ward 8, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Mail to: recruitment_mbv@daimler.com

No phone calls please. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.