Head Legal and Compliance

Switzerland Permanent
  • Great Opportunity in financial services area
  • Role with growth potential

About Our Client

Our client a swiss mid-size wealth manager with a renowned client base that exists for over 20 years. For their expansion plan we are searching for a Head Legal & Compliance.

Job Description

  • Contract preparation and contract negotiations in connection with the local law
  • Responsible for the development of a compliance and legal department and all regulatory matters
  • Conducting legal due diligence in connection with wealth management and other investment or insurance vehicles as well as in the transaction types and acquisitions
  • Result-oriented, cost-conscious execution of judicial and extrajudicial processes with the involvement and control of external legal advisors
  • Legal documentation and preparation of new innovative products for example crypto currency
  • Regular coordination with in-house compliance and risk management
  • Negotiate and ensuring contract management and corporate housekeeping
  • Mandating, monitoring and controlling costs of law firms
  • Support with ad-hoc task and special projects

The Successful Applicant

  • An attorney-at-law or experienced lawyer with financial background
  • 10 years' experience in compliance, audit or risk management and or legal experience, preferably in a bank, wealth management or insurance services company
  • University degree in legal or equivalent qualification
  • Strong ability to identify risk and assess process controls
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills in German and English
  • Knowledge of wealth management and asset management / insurance or crypto industry
  • Prior experience with team management is a strong plus
  • Residence in Liechtenstein or the region with home office possibility

What's on Offer

Being a part of a mid-size wealth manager

Contact
Ekin Yazici
Quote job ref
JN-092021-3605223

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Ekin Yazici
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JN-092021-3605223