REF 049/2017 - Legal Advisor - HCMC

Offre d'emploi  | 

Company Profile: 

The EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) is a project co-funded by the EU which overall objective is to increase exports and investments of the European Union to Vietnam in particular by Small-, and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) as well as strengthening the EU business sector in Vietnam.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Legal Advisor shall be responsible for: 

  • EVBN legal compliance: drafting and reviewing of all internal and external contracts and agreements;
  • Business Support Services: 

    • Provide initial advisory services on market entry to European SMEs and wider audiences through seminars, presentations and webinars; 
    • Work with the Business Support Team in identifying the most suitable partners / stakeholders for EU SMEs (importers, distributors, retailers, wholesalers, ……..)
    • Provide high level input to develop and expand EVBN expertise in delivering added-value services and support to European companies, in order to improve EVBN annual revenues 

  • Advocacy: Under the supervision of Deputy Director, lead the Advocacy component of the Project in cooperation with EuroCham. Maintain good relationships with Vietnamese Government for improvement of the trade and investment environment for European companies; 
  • EVBN Website: Support the Communication and Marketing Manager in providing the Web-Portal with high-quality, up-to date legal and business market (entry) information on Vietnam. Working on other projects such as upgrading constantly EVBN’s information/knowledge base;
  • Research and Knowledge Management: Analysing new laws and practices, researching points of law. Managing EVBN’s know-how, precedents and standard forms: drafting, updating and disseminating documents, dealing with online document systems, such as the EVBN legal database; 
  • Presentations, Trainings and Seminars: Organising seminars and webinars for European SME’s and wider audiences. Dealing with external training, building up relationships with speakers both from EU and Vietnam and
  • Promote EVBN’s support services to European companies, in particular SMEs as well as: diplomatic missions, chambers of commerce, business associations and other institutions. 

The Legal Advisor will work under the supervision of the Deputy Director. 

Key Requirements:

  • Open to Vietnamese nationals or foreign nationals with proven work experience in Vietnam;
  • Fully qualified lawyer;
  • Experience in supporting foreign companies in their development in Vietnam and South-East Asia is an asset;
  • Experience in business, trade, import / export is a plus;
  • Experience with a variety of industries and sectors;
  • Excellent English and Vietnamese language skills, both orally and in writing;
  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience, including if possible a minimum of three (3) years in legal research / providing legal advice / advocacy;
  • Very good knowledge about Vietnam’s legal and business environment as well as knowl-edge about the EU;
  • Substantive knowledge about Vietnamese market access issues as well as institutions and policy making in Vietnam;
  • Confidence in public speaking;
  • Willing to travel 2 or 3 times per year (Europe, South-East Asia, Vietnam);
  • Study or work experience in an international environment is a plus.

Application deadline: 14th of July 2017

Starting Date: 1st of August 2017

Please send cover letter and Curriculum Vitae in English by email to Ms Adina Tauyatswala:



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