Legal and Compliance Assistant Manager

Job title: Legal and Compliance Assistant Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)
Salary: 2,000 USD - 2,500 USD
Start date: 08 Jan 2021
Job Reference: 03969
Contact details: Nguyen Vo Hoai Vy
Contact email:
Contact-phone: +84 28 3821 7730
Job published: 10 days ago

A leading foreign commercial bank from one of the Japanese largest financial institutions, providing a wide range of wholesale banking services to top tier corporates through branches in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.



Legal function:

  • Providing legal advices to other departments and Management in relation to banking law and other relevant laws;
  • Drafting, reviewing, translating legal documents;
  • Legal briefing and legal research;
  • Communicating with and reporting to Head Office and/or local authorities where necessary;
  • Handling of disputes and/or litigations when necessary; and

Compliance function:

  • Establish, maintain and supervise the compliance framework and systems to be in line with Head Office and Legal regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare compliance reports, compliance risk assessment, compliance action plan;
  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of the compliance program/ projects;
  • Conduct compliance trainings;
  • Summarize laws and regulations governing or relating to banking operations with acumen analysis of their impact on the bank’s business operation, and suggested action to be taken;
  • Provide advice on compliance matters of the Bank;
  • Follow up with other relevant departments of the bank on the implementation progress of local requirements and other compliance activities to ensure sound compliance by the whole bank;
  • Deal with matters stipulated by local regulators, and issues detected or raised by internal and external auditors.



  • Bachelor Degree in Law;
  • At least 5 years of working experience in Legal and Compliance function in banking sector and/or law firms, preferable international law firms;
  • Good drafting and advising skills;
  • Strong analytical skill to assess potential risks to identify and design solutions for complex legal issues;
  • Fluent in both English and Vietnamese with excellent communication skill for interaction with the Government, the Judicial system and negotiating parties;
  • Good time and task management skills.



  • Social insurance, health insurance, unemployment insurance according to Labor Laws;
  • Annual bonus and company trip;
  • 18 annual leave and 6 sick leave per year;
  • Professional working environment.


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