Location: Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City
Posted: 20/04/2020
Salary: Attractive package
Job Function: Legal - General
Industry: Energy
Sub-Industry: Renewable Energy Electric Power
Reference: JO-200417-216584

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Our client is a growing solar solutions in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. They are looking for a Sr. Legal Manager to take the company on a hyper growth path in the next 1-3 years. The individual will be responsible for in-house legal matters including owning, advising and consulting on legal matters, structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements and addressing compliance issues.

Your Key Responsibilities

• Providing practical legal advice and support on a wide range of legal activities
• Advising on Vietnamese renewable energy/power generation/ solar rooftop regulatory framework with a proper understanding of the main terms and conditions of PPA, Loan Agreements, Construction and Supply Agreements, EPC Agreements and other typical contracts internationally used by the renewable energy industry 
• Support the contracting function, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of agreements (e.g., PPAs, various vendor/ EPC agreements, distribution, consulting, and marketing agreements)
• Manage the contracts management system, revise contracting processes and work with other team members to generate efficiencies
• Take a practical approach to contracts, focused on the needs of the business and clients
• Ensure that all contracts accurately reflect business objectives and are in compliance with all laws and regulatory requirements
• Advising on general business law issues and managing the legal issues of all areas of the company, including but not limited to corporate matters, procurement, safety, security, insurance and sustainability issues.
• To secure compliance of company operations with relevant laws and regulations
• Keep apprised of and inform management on the regulatory requirements and industry developments related to the Company’s business

Our Key Requirements

• Minimum 6 years of excellent legal track record in top tier companies (law firms/ energy companies/ related companies) 
• Relevant experience in one of the following areas: M&A, Project Finance, and Construction and EPC Agreements 
• Strong negotiating and communication skills 
• Fluent in English and Vietnamese