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Professional Support Lawyer

CCIFV (French Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam) - Expires on Mar 14, 2014
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 5+ years
  • Expat and local
Job Category
Business Services / Consulting

Job Description

Company profile

EVBN - a five year EU-funded project that aims at strengthening the EU Business sector in Vietnam by facilitating market access through advocacy primarily with the Vietnamese Government, and assisting EU companies - in particular SMEs- from nations without existing representation in Vietnam, to better access and exploit business opportunities in Vietnam.

Job description
  • EVBN Website: Supporting the Executive Director in establishing the EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) Web-Portal with high-quality, up-to date legal and business market (entry) information on Vietnam. Working on other IT-specific projects such as upgrading constantly EVBN website and developing EVBN’s information/knowledge base.
  • Research and Knowledge Management: Analysing new laws and practices, researching points of law. Managing EVBN’s know-how, precedents and standard forms: drafting, updating and disseminating documents, setting up or dealing with online document systems, such as the EVBN legal database and the database of service providers in Vietnam.
  • Training and Seminars: Organising seminars and webinars for European SME’s. Dealing with external training, building up relationships with speakers both from EU and Vietnam.
  • Marketing and business development: producing the EVBN quarterly economic/legal newsletter, developing and arranging seminars and webinars.
  • Drafting a comprehensive EVBN communications strategy, including responsibility for all of EVBN’s communication channels such as website, quarterly newsletters as well as leaflets, brochures and press reviews and releases.
  • Establishing IPR-Helpdesk functionality as well as “Ask the Expert” hotline on EVBN website, linking European SME’s to an expert in Vietnam who provides first-hand Vietnam market entry information.
  • Supporting the Executive Director, as a contact- and liaison point, the Outreach Activities of EVBN in Europe and ASEAN in particular with regards to content, concept and executing EVBN’s quarterly “Roadshow” to Europe.
  • Content-related preparation and support of EU-ASEAN Business Summit and co-ordination with EU-ASEAN Business Council.
  • Promote EVBN’s support services to European companies, in particular SME as well as: diplomatic missions, chambers of commerce, business associations and
  • institutions in Vietnam, Europe and the ASEAN region. Develop and maintain good relations with local, regional and European trade fair and expo organizers and venues.

Job Requirements

  • Fully qualified lawyer, preferably with foreign (European) law degree, however Economists/MBAs with strong legal expertise/background may also apply;
  • Fluent in English and preferable one or more other European languages;
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience in the field of legal research and content development;
  • Experienced and well connected within Vietnam and ideally to EU Institutions in Europe; with good knowledge about Vietnam’s legal and business environment as well as in-depth knowledge about the EU.
  • Technical experience to establish EVBN website and update content, in particular substantive knowledge about Vietnamese and ASEAN market access issues as well as institutions and policy making in Vietnam and ASEAN member states.
  • Local and international travel to Europe and ASEAN member states may be required from time to time.

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CCIFV (French Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam)

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCIFV) was created in 1989 in Ho Chi Minh City on the initiative of French businessmen. Following the significant development of its activity, ...

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