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Manager, Legal Full-time Job

3 years ago Microfinance Institution Phnom Penh   1K views
Job Details

Job Detail Expired Date: 25-Sep-2020

Job Code : 000995 Job Location : Head Office
Job Title : Manager, Legal Working Type : Full Time
Number of Positions : 1

Job Introduction

To lead Legal Team in providing high standard Legal Counsel and manage regulatory risks.

Job Description

  • Provides legal updates and translate legal requirements to ensure Amret's activities are conducted in conformity with laws and regulations;

  • Works proactively with Senior Management and internal Departments to ensure that regulatory risks have been identified and taken appropriate course of action;

  • Assesses Legal implications and advice on things such as; high value transactions, contracts, loan documentation and internal policies;

  • Participates or takes lead in negotiations with prospective business partners and authorities and liaises with external Legal Counsel, if needed;

  • Gives advice and review the progress of outstanding litigation to protect company’s interest;

  • Oversees the provision of internal trainings to sales force on legal topics such as; contract law and land law;

  • Supports the corporate secretary duties;

  • Contributes to the design of regulatory compliance testing;

  • Coaches Legal Team to improve their capacity in performing jobs;

  • Performs other tasks as assigned by Line-Manager from time to time.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Law, Postgraduate Degree is a plus;

  • Minimum 4-5 years’ work experiences in overall legal experience ideally gained in Legal Advisory or Financial institution;

  • Ability to draft high standard contracts and provide legal counsel as well as knowledgeable in legislation;

  • Strong background in commercial and corporate litigation;

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in both Khmer and English;

  • Good networking and able to build relevant professional networks;

  • Excellent in communication skills with local authorities and negotiating parties.

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For more information, please contact our recruitment team:

Head Office +855 (0) 12 635 150    

Provincial Office +855 (0) 12 992 132 / +855 (0) 70 700 123

Company Description
Amret, a leading Cambodian microfinance institution, contributes to the country’s economic and social development. We have 151 branches located in 25 cities and provinces across Cambodia, and employ around 4,000 staff.
Exciting job opportunities are open to Cambodian and international candidates. In 2017 we expect to fill around 300 vacancies, and are seeking motivated and enthusiastic people who are interested in a career at Amret. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds regardless of age, race, religion, culture or physical ability.