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Legal Manager (Fintech)

Oregun and Ikeja - Lagos, Nigeria

Legal Advisor, Business And Commercial Clients (BCC)

Closing: Feb 9, 2022

12 days remaining

Published: Jan 27, 2022 (1 day ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

3 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Job Summary
  • To effectively manage and mitigate the legal risks faced by the BCC business by providing value-added legal advisory services to the business and implementing adequate controls cascading down from the Head BCC & CS.
  • To support the BCC business in operationalizing and aligning its strategy and contracting process.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree
  • Relevant certifications and memberships in the Legal field would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of four years working experience in a related role
  • Comprehensive understanding of the legal environment and the application thereof in the business processes of the banking industry.
  • An understanding of the regulatory environment within the Banking industry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legislation and SBSA’s risk and compliance universe.
  • Knowledge of the full spectrum of bank products and services.
  • Good understanding and application of Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Legal risk and /or Risk Management and Basel 2.


Responsibilities
Job Summary
  • To effectively manage and mitigate the legal risks faced by the BCC business by providing value-added legal advisory services to the business and implementing adequate controls cascading down from the Head BCC & CS.
  • To support the BCC business in operationalizing and aligning its strategy and contracting process.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree
  • Relevant certifications and memberships in the Legal field would be an added advantage
  • Minimum of four years working experience in a related role
  • Comprehensive understanding of the legal environment and the application thereof in the business processes of the banking industry.
  • An understanding of the regulatory environment within the Banking industry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legislation and SBSA’s risk and compliance universe.
  • Knowledge of the full spectrum of bank products and services.
  • Good understanding and application of Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Legal risk and /or Risk Management and Basel 2.


Responsibilities

Provide Legal Advice:

  • Provide accurate, appropriate and case-specific, expert and specialist legal advice to business units (including but not limited to research, vetting and/or drafting) in accordance with the business unit’s mandate as well as the requirements of line management within Group Legal.
  • Liaise as an intermediary between business units and external parties including external legal counsel.
  • Action of court orders (within a reasonable period), subpoenas (within 24 hours or within the time period stipulated in the subpoena, whichever is the earlier), investigation reports (within 48 hours) and other legal process or ad hoc queries (within a reasonable period or within the timelines stipulated in the legal process) despite capacity constraints and bearing in mind that certain tasks are often urgent and require quick turnaround.

Mitigate Legal, Financial and Reputational Risks:

  • Partner with the business to proactively address legal, financial and reputational risk at an early stage.
  • Advise and obtain the relevant authority from stakeholders should the bank require legal representation/ intervention by external attorneys.
  • Escalate matters that require legal representation/ intervention by external attorneys to Litigation for their assistance in appointing an external attorney.
  • To support Litigation in the appointment of external attorneys.
  • Report operational risk issues which affect bank internal stakeholders and trends in the legal industry that may negatively impact on the bank.
  • Integrate legal risk capabilities to enable the Universal Bank.
  • Timeous and effective actioning of court orders, subpoenas and reviewing of Group Investigation and Fraud Risk investigation reports.
  • Ensure that internal stakeholders treat customers fairly.

Use and develop Standardized Frameworks and leverage Technology:

  • Leverage technology (Office 365) to enable effective knowledge sharing and access to legal documentation.
  • Assess, interrogate and review all sources of information to impart .consistent communications to stakeholders which will streamline the information sharing process and add credibility.
  • Develop a streamlined framework and process in order to provide a seamless, consistent and standardized deliverable aligned to needs.

Ensure excellent stakeholder and customer service:

  • Keep internal stakeholders up to date on the progress of matters, be accountable and keep to deadlines.
  • Provide excellent and consistent stakeholder and customer experience.
  • Add value to both internal and external stakeholders by maintaining good relations.
  • Provide a seamless stakeholder and customer experience.
  • Connect the internal bank legal community to ensure consistency and standards-aligned to stakeholder and customer needs.
  • Assess, interrogate and review all sources of information to impart consistent communications to stakeholders which will streamline the information sharing process and add credibility.


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