For our client, a Swiss Branch of one of the largest banking institutions globally, we are looking for a Deputy Head of Legal & Compliance.
This is a newly created role, where you will be engaged in transaction related work, as well as regulatory part, representing the Head of Legal & Compliance when necessary.
Great opportunity to join an expanding company.
Key responsibilities :
Provide timely advice and solutions on legal and compliance related matters to all business lines
Advise on the bank’s transactions
Implement regulations and advise on internal directives
Control and monitor legal and compliance related risks
Make staff aware of key legal / regulatory changes, provide training
Advise on new products and services
Support team on Swiss legal and regulatory issues
Report to and represent the Head of Legal & Compliance
Min. 5 years of experience in commercial banking industry in a Legal / Compliance related position
Leadership qualities / experience
Bachelors or Masters degree in law of a Swiss university (or similar if broad legal / Compliance experience in commercial banking in Switzerland)
Good legal and regulatory knowledge in the area of commercial banking
Strong and confident team player with good communication skills, open minded for other cultures
Structured way of working with good organizational skills
Next to a Swiss related language, working proficiency in English is a must