Added 94 days ago

Senior Associate Counsel


Job typePermanent


CategoryLegal / Compliance

ExperienceMore than 10 Years

IndustryOil & Gas

Job summary

Our client, a refinery and petrochemical plant, is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join their team

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist and on behalf of the Head of Legal in working with both team Projects and International Affairs & Corporate and Operation team.
  • Advise the Company concerning Financing, EPC contracts, Arbitration, Offtake Agreements, COSA and International Procurement
  • Advise the Company concerning Vietnamese laws and legal requirements required for or in relation to the business and operations, as well as the Company’s legal rights and obligations with regard to any other legal or regulatory requirement.
  • Advise the Company in high value business and commercial transactions, procurement contracts, and other contracts and agreements in normal course of the business; and ensuring and managing the compliance thereof;
  • Advise and provide support in dealing and working with Government and relevant State bodies/ agencies/ authorities to the extent of his/her responsibilities and accountabilities;
  • Coordinating the different external legal advisors engaged to support financing, disputes and construction
  • Managing and supervising the performance of relevant team members as assigned;
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Head of Legal from time to time

Experience requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of experiences in private practice or as in-house counsel
  • At least 5-7 years working as Manager
  • Having experience working as a lawyer in an international law-firm(s) or in-house counsel for a multinational company(ies)
  • Previous experiences in oil and gas industry, especially downstream, or petrochemicals is advantage;
  • Experiences working with Government and other State bodies/agencies/ authorities
  • Deep understanding of Vietnam legal systems, laws and regulations as well as the legal trends, especially in oil and gas, petrochemicals, energy and/or construction;
  • Previous experiences in Arbitration, Project management, project financing, EPC contracts is advantage.
  • Detailed oriented, excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Able to work both independently as a team member in a high pressure environment. Assist and or replace the Head of Legal in various projects and negotiations. 
  • Good communication and presentation skills. Able to deliver the message to various target audiences, including senior management and Board of Directors. 
  • Strong ability to evaluate and weigh all legal, commercial or political aspects and/or situations, and being able to provide sound and out of the box solutions, with the ultimate aim of protecting the legal rights of the Organization
  • Fluent in English, both in writing and communicating

Please click on the "Apply" button or contact our Consultant (Ms. Quynh Chu) for more details: / Phone: 0377702104

Education requirements

  • University graduated, Master in Law
  • Qualified in Vietnam
  • Postgraduate degree is an advantage

Contact Person

  •   Quynh Chu
  •  Adecco