Legal Counsel - Vietnam
3M
Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, VN
1 ngày trước

Job Description

3M Science. Applied to Life.™3M is a global science company that never stops inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, our integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs.

Our inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world.3M Vietnam is looking for an experienced attorney who will replace the position of Legal Counsel for Vietnam.

The incumbent will work closely with business leadership and manage the wide range of exciting and challenging issues that stem from 3M Vietnam’s proud heritage and ongoing transformation as an innovative leader in diversified technologies.

Position Summary : The Legal Counsel will provide legal and compliance leadership and serve as a member of the leadership team of 3M Vietnam, as well as a trusted advisor and counsellor to 3M Vietnam’s business and functional clients.

The incumbent will run the Legal Department with efficiency and productivity and contribute to 3M's sustainable growth by (i) providing legal service supporting the development and implementation of strategies that enhance worldwide competitive advantage, (ii) protecting 3M from unacceptable legal risk, and (iii) educating and counseling our clients in the recognition and understanding of their business strategies.

The works splits will be determined based on the candidates’ respective skill sets and aptitude, but the platform will be diverse and could include components of : Commercial and transactional Helping our businesses grow.

3M has four major business groups Safety & Industrial, Health Care, Transportation & Electronics, Consumer 20+ Divisions and over 55, products.

Functional support For example : Labor & Employment, Regulatory, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Management, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Operations, Enterprise Operations.

Corporate Governance Supports corporate governance matters including annual statutory compliance matters, general meetings, resolutions, and any global / area led corporate governance projects.

  • Compliance Advancing 3M’s Ethics & Compliance program : Building and maintaining a compliance culture; deploying tools & resources;
  • assessing and mitigating risk.Subject Matter Expertise e.g., Going deeper into Competition Law, Privacy Law, E-Commerce or other select Practice Group areas.

  • Build the Institution For example : Contract Management systems, Knowledge Management, Legal Department administration.Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupervision / Leadership : Responsible for supervising one Paralegal ;
  • including objective setting, performance management, and motivating; as well as training and coaching. Determines priorities, timetables and assigns resources / tasks, including budget responsibility for the department.

    Robust network and experience managing external advisors. Accountable for activities and results of the Job Function. Ensures alignment of department activities with overall Global Legal Affairs strategies.

    Lead development and implementation of local components of global legal or business processes or policies within APAC Region or globally.

    Transaction Services : Lead a range of transactional projects, including large, complex projects. Independently guides client to appropriate type of transaction / contract, assists client in avoiding obstacles in transactions, and identifies transaction opportunities.

    Independently conducts due diligence for a range of projects, including those which are complex or large.Manages agreement approval process for complex / high impact transactions.

    Participates in determining negotiating strategy, as appropriate.Advice and Counsel : Independently identify and quantify legal risks and create options or alternatives to appropriately balance risk and business objectives on complex or high impact matters.

    Knows when to consult with other senior attorneys and / or outside counsel for input or approval.Independently provide advice, counsel and training on a range of matters of high complexity or impact, including company policies, antitrust or regulatory matters, conflicts of interest, litigation, or issues global in scope.

    Serves as principal point of contact for legal issues for the members of Leadership Team.Independently work on and coordinate matters of all types, including those that are complex, large or have high impact, and may have a scope beyond assigned client organization.

    Formulate strategy and / or make recommendations regarding complex or high impact strategic matters to senior colleagues and / or senior / executive management across business unit or area of assigned client responsibility.

    Lead discussions and decisions with regard to legal impact of strategic decisions, consistent with the Corporate and / or business unit’s strategic plan.

    Manage multiple activities and budgets of outside law firms on significant or large matters.Lead global alignment. Leads development and implementation of local components of global legal or business processes or policies within APAC Region or globally.

    Dispute Management : Independently assess and manage disputes for all levels of significance or complexity.Serves as a resource for high impact or complex matters.

    Recommend resolution / settlement path to senior management that includes matters that cross business lines.Formulates and implements litigation strategy for matters that may include strategies for multiple, related matters.

    Manage multiple activities and budgets of outside law firms on significant or complex matters.Independently draft settlement agreements and handle negotiations for significant or complex matters.

    Candidate Profile : Rich experience in advising on Vietnam law. Over 8 to 10 years PQE. Juris Doctor or equivalent law degree.

    Vietnam Bar qualifications.Nice to have : Overseas education. Top caliber law firm experience.Experience in-house with a large multi-national corporation.

    Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English. Native fluency in Vietnamese.Able to translate Vietnamese to English and vice versaAgility to learn on the fly.

    Business acumen. Solutions-orientation. Brings their whole self to issue solving. Strong sense of leadership, integrity, accountability.

  • Strong collaboration skills, with an ability to build relationships both within a team and across external departments.Proactive, entrepreneurial approach to recognizing needs, solving problems, anticipating issues and developing solutions;
  • excellent business judgment and strategic thinkingAttention to detail with excellent time management and multitasking / prioritization abilities.

    Ability and the agility to support the Asia Area / SEA Region Legal Department on areas outside Vietnam;Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word.

    Comfortable with the basics of participating in or managing projects.Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and responsibilities with multiple stakeholders and deadlines.

    Some domestic business travel, and periodic international travel involvedLearn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at or on Twitter 3M.

    Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals.

    You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.Please note : your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by : 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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