This international life insurance, pension and asset management company, employing over 28,000 people in over 25 markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Its headquarters employs approximately 300 people. This Corporate Center includes functions such as Corporate Communications, Corporate Development, Finance, Global HR, Investor Relations, Legal, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Tax and Treasury. The corporate language is English.
They operate in the financial sector, which is a regulated industry. In addition, is listed on two stock exchanges. As a result, every aspect of the company’s business is subject to, and impacted by, laws and regulations. These may include the views and behaviour of regulators.
The Group Legal team comprises of 10 lawyers. The function is principally responsible for ensuring that, from a legal and regulatory perspective, the company. can effectively perform its role as the regulated and listed holding company of the group. Thereto it supports the Executive Board as well as the Supervisory Board in fulfilling their responsibilities. In order to ensure that the group as a whole adds more value than businesses do stand-alone, the Group Legal function is also responsible for ensuring that the legal function globally operates within a clearly defined framework that meets the requirements laid down in a Global Legal Charter. On a day to day basis, Group Legal is involved in, among others, the following aspects of the business: reporting, general meeting of shareholders, stock exchange requirements, corporate housekeeping, corporate governance (including remuneration), strategy, arbitration/litigation management, mergers & acquisitions, treasury activities, contracts and intellectual property.
You will advise on a wide variety of legal issues, with a focus on general corporate law: e.g. corporate housekeeping, governance, Annual Report, Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, capital contributions and dividend payments, restructurings, letters of support. The role entails working in a regulated and international environment, in close co-operation with colleagues from other functions at the Corporate Center as well as locally in Asia, Europe and the US. You will be part of an experienced team and report to the Head of Legal.
approximately 3 years of relevant experience gained in private practice or international business;
experience as a corporate lawyer (inhouse or otherwise) or candidate civil law notary;
proactive, talented and internationally-minded lawyer;
a business-oriented mind-set with a keen interest in good governance strong personality;
good communication skills and hands-on approach with attention for detail.
A role at a renowned and successful player in the international financial sector the chance to contribute to a global structure for corporate governance a role within an inspiring legal team with experienced professionals in an international working environment. The company aims to be an employer of choice in the financial services industry with competitive compensation, professional learning and development, and international assignment possibilities.
Salary level: competitive primary and secondary package based on experience and qualifications.
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