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Senior Officer, Legal Affair Full-time Job

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

Job Detail Expired Date: 30-Nov-2019

Job Code : 000901 Job Location : Head Office
Job Title : Senior Officer, Legal Affair Working Type : Full Time
Number of Positions : 0

Job Introduction

Responsible for providing legal support to Amret Microfinance Institute by ensuring its structures are legally compliant and legal contractual risks are effectively minimized.

Job Description

  • Provide legal update and advice management accordingly to ensure Amret's corporate structures are legally compliant with laws and regulation

  • Undertake handling of corporate licensing formalities, payment of annual license fee and submission of annual declaration and other notifications to various ministries and government departments as required to formalize and authenticate corporate structural changes

  • Act as a key point of contact in liaising with the regulators, relevant local authorities (such as NBC and MOC, etc.) and internal relevant departments to ensure all company statutory records are timely and properly submitted

  • Advice all departments on all contracts, lending transaction & loan documentations, contractual issues and its related regulations or legal provisions

  • Participate in negotiating & preparing and review all required contracts or any other documentation where Amret has committed itself to assist and support various departments

  • Assist Legal Manager in providing legal update and assess legal implications to ensure Amret's business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws and regulations

  • Providing commercial staff and relevant staff with training on legal and regulatory topics (Contract Law and Land Law) in order for them to keep abreast of regulatory issues and to enhance individual ownership of risk

  • Undertake legal research on different information to make sure Amret is acting in accordance with all applicable laws

  • Undertake other duties as may be required of you by Legal Manager from time to time.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Law, Preferably in Business Law or related fields;

  • Minimum 2 years of work experiences in legal consultancy or relevant legal experience (including business licensing, contract, land and civil Law) in financial institution;

  • Strong in critical thinking, self-organization, coordination, and analytical skill;

  • Knowledgeable in compliance, litigation and dispute management, legal contract management, and legal advisory of MFI or bank;

  • Good computer literacy;

  • English proficient.

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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.