Manager, Legal

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Amret Micro Finance Institution
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April 02

Report to: Head, Legal and Compliance

1. Job Summary 
To lead Legal Team in providing legal support to Amret to ensure its structures are legally compliant and up to date & effectively manage and minimize regulatory risks.
2. Job Responsibilities 
  • 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; 
  • Undertakes other duties as may be assigned by Head of Legal and Compliance from time to time. 
3. Job Requirements 
  • Degree in Law, Postgraduate Degree is a plus; 
  • Minimum 4 years’ work experiences in overall legal experience ideally gained in Legal Advisory or Financial institution; 
  • Ability to drati high standard contracts and provide legal counsel as well as knowledgeable in legislation; 
  • Strong background in commercial and corporate litigation;
  • Excellent verbal and writien communication skills in both Khmer and English; Having networks and able to build relevant professional networking; 
  • Excellent in communication skills necessary for interaction with authorities and negotiating parties.

Skill & Language
Risk regulatory
Commercial law
Laws and regulations
4 - 6 years
1 candidate
May 07
Full Time
Phnom Penh, Tuol Kork
Amret Micro Finance InstitutionBanks & Finance3 jobs · Phnom Penh, Tuol Kork
Privately Held
1001-5000 employees
About Company
MissionTo provide a wide range of financial services for low income people as well as micro, small and medium enterprises – while at the same time achieving a high level of financial and social performance.
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