A leading Malaysian Islamic bank offering end-to-end financial solutions is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Legal job to oversee overall legal risks for the group’s institutional banking.
About the Senior Manager, LegalRole: This Senior Manager, Legal is an all-rounder covering advisory, drafting and reviewing of documents, monitoring litigation, and promoting legal awareness within the bank.
Advise on matters relating to the operations, business, and activities of the bank
Participate in and advise relevant business units on restructuring of non-performing financing
Draft and vet agreements and documents (financing and non-financing related)
Yearly review of documentation executed by the bank and initiate review on all existing pre-printed financing to ensure documentation are dynamic and enhanced in view of recent developments
Initiate drafting of other pre-printed documentation to improve turnaround time for documentation and to effectively protect the bank’s interest through standard documentation and application of certain standards
Advise and guide litigation handling by solicitors, including recommending the solicitors, vetting and reviewing cause papers, preparation of witnesses and collation of documentary evidence
Review solicitors’ opinion on Bank Islam’s chances in litigation actions and where necessary, make the required recommendation before a decision to proceed with litigation is made
Monitor litigation status closely to ensure that the solicitor acts in a timely manner and always protects the bank’s interest. Provide regular litigation status reporting
Make recommendations for out of court settlements where the chances in litigation are unfavourable
Where relevant, review solicitors’ invoice to ensure fairness and reasonableness of the invoice
Present on identified topics where required, organise training seminars for the bank or identified bank customers with regulatory authorities or panel solicitors
Support rectification actions on audit findings by either internal audit or by external auditors
Implement and report on Management Self Assessment Report (MASA) findings
To succeed in this Senior Manager, Legal role, you will need to be a self-starter, capable and possess relevant prior experience to operate independently and collaborate across other team members and business departments.
More than eight years’ experience in the banking industry, an in-house legal counsel or from private practice
Strong managerial skill and inclination towards a performance-driven culture
Excellent communication, interpersonal with good business acumen
Be an assertive and innovative team player, highly independent, committed, self-motivated, resourceful and result-oriented
Experience of working in fast-moving business environment
Ability to network across a variety of functions at various levels and countries
Ability to multitask, highly numerate with great attention to detail
This leading financial institution needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field of expertise. The organisation is also very focused on developing and training their people to their highest standards.
If you are driven and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this Senior Manager, Legal role.
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