Legal Reform Program Manager

Chemonics International is immediately seeking qualified Vietnamese national candidates for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) assistance program in Vietnam. We are seeking technical position candidates to support the Government of Vietnam’s efforts to facilitate broad-based, sustainable growth.

Legal Reform Program Manager (Full time, long term)

Job Description:

•    Be responsible for designing, developing, and supporting legal reform portfolio of GIG.
•    Provide technical analysis of draft legal regulations and policies.
•    Provide technical input and coordination to support development of key laws and regulations to advance reforms.
•    Work as relationship manager of key counterparts in legal reform including the Ministry of Justice to understand their needs and reform priorities.
•    Work with partners to prioritize and position our technical assistance in legal reform to enhance transparency, clarity and security of the regulatory and legal system of Vietnam.
•    Participate in development and delivery of training program on legal drafting.

Places of Work:

Main place of work will be Hanoi, Vietnam. Travel inside the country is expected as required by program activities.


•    Bachelor's degree in law, public policy required. Master degree from overseas is preferred.
•    Good understanding of the legal system, law and rule making procedures and ongoing reform effort.
•    Understanding of the link between the legal reform, economic reform and trade liberalization.
•    At least 6 years of experience of supporting legal reforms or as lawyer, legal consultant or legal practitioner;
•    Ability to manage relationship with government counterparts, working with officials at senior and operational levels, especially the Ministry of Justice;
•    Experience with USAID or other donor and/or development-related organizations preferred;
•    Demonstrated skills in relationship management, program development and engagement of non-state stakeholders
•    Fluency in both written and oral Vietnamese and English required; and
•    Team player, self-starter and lateral thinker.

Application Instruction:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis but this application window will close on January 6, 2015. To apply, please submit an expression of interest and CV only to [email protected]. Other supporting documents are not required until the final round of interview. Please include the position of interest in the subject line email following this format: Application - [name of position] – [Your full name]. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Organization Name:

Chemonics International

Application Deadline:

Tue, 2015-01-06

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Chemonics International
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2015-01-06