Job ID: 66971

Head of Legal Department

BRED Bank (Cambodia) Plc.,
Posting Date: 17 Apr, 2020
Closing Date: 17 May, 2020
Job Type: Full-Time,
Seniority Level: Experienced Level,
Job location: Phnom Penh,
Ad Type: Top

BRED Bank (Cambodia) Plc., is a subsidiary of the cooperative BRED Banque Populaire, a member of the BPCE Group, the 2nd largest banking group in France, serving more than 31.2 million customers, employing more than 100,000 people worldwide, and counting 9 million cooperative shareholders. 

BRED Bank (Cambodia) Plc is the bank for all the people and businesses of Cambodia who like to keep things simple and easy. We are looking for the qualified candidate who has experience in the banking sector to fill in the below position.

Position: Head of Legal Department
Location: HQ

About BRED Bank Cambodia
First European Bank in Cambodia; aims to be a bank for all customers and a strong partner for businesses. BRED aim to build a bank specifically adapted to this market and not a copy of pre-conceived model. We understand that customers can still feel small when talking to a bank. Our approach is to offer strong streamlined processes and to convey a reliable and fast service to all our customers from local families, to executive expats, or young entrepreneurs. Our objective is to close a gap and offer Cambodian people a trustful interlocutor with who to talk freely about their projects and ambitions. What matters to us is how we can serve you and hope you grow. Start with BRED, Grow with BRED.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice on legal issues and banking operations;
  • Manage, coordinate and advise on litigation matters from an in house perspective;
  • Manage Legal Debt Collection  Function;
  • Liaise with external counsel and internal business units to track and monitor all relevant cases;
  • Manage, review and draft the agreements, terms & conditions for products and services of the Bank;
  • Advise business units and branches on banking facilities and security documents, legal issues relating to its operations, and drafting/review the relevant facilities agreements;
  • Liaise with relevant local authorities/regulators on the regulatory matters.
  • Corporate Secretarial Work
  • Manage the day-to-day corporate secretarial matters and functions of the Bank
  • Attend Meetings and Assist to Draft Minutes of Meetings of Board, Board Committees and Management Committees and ensure that the law of meeting and all requisites of a valid meeting are complied with prior to commencement of the proceedings of the meetings;
  • Prepare board papers, prepare and/or review minutes of shareholders meetings
  • Coordinate the arrangement of Board of Directors and committees meetings;
  • Prepare / Coordinate the submission of the relevant corporate documents to relevant regulators for approval;
  • Other task/project as assigned.  

Required competencies:

  • Master degree Master’s degree in Law
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in a legal function with 5-6 years’ experience in local bank in similar role
  • Strong understanding of Business/Market Risk & Compliance
  • Ability to review Legal documents and Asses in qualitative / quantitative terms the business impact or risk mitigation needs
  • Strong in information synthesis and analysis
  • Coordination skills and ability to work in a team environment are essential

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates, please submit your resume to this email address: [email protected]


  • Company BRED Bank (Cambodia) Plc.,
    BRED Bank (Cambodia) Plc., is a subsidiary of the cooperative BRED Banque Populaire, a member of the BPCE Group, the 2nd largest banking group in France, serving more than 31.2 million customers, employing more than 100,000 people worldwide, and coun...