11 Month Fixed Term Contract
Overview of Citi
Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.
Citi’s Legal Department in Belfast is a team of approximately 170 staff, covering a range of products and services across Citi’s Europe Middle East and Africa region (known as “EMEA”).
The Belfast Legal Department provides a range of services, support and advice to many business areas with a particular focus on Citi’s Institutional Client Group; incorporating transaction negotiation, master agreement negotiation, and oversight of compliance and regulatory requirements
An opportunity has arisen in the Belfast Markets Legal Department for a prominent business analyst and legal engineer supporting certain businesses within Citi’s Institutional Client Group.
This role will involve working closely with Citi’s legal subject matter experts and ICG Technology partners to support interaction with Citi legal technology programmes to drive improvements in technology solutions related to documentation processes, analyzing and cutting data, and supporting the reporting, metrics and background data gathering for mass regulatory outreaches.
The Legal Support Specialist is a developing professional role. Applies specialty area knowledge in monitoring, assessing, analyzing and/or evaluating processes and data. Identifies policy gaps and formulates policies. Interprets data and makes recommendations. Researches and interprets factual information. Identifies inconsistencies in data or results, defines business issues and formulates recommendations on policies, procedures or practices. Integrates established disciplinary knowledge within own specialty area with basic understanding of related industry practices. Good understanding of how the team interacts with others in accomplishing the objectives of the area. Develops working knowledge of industry practices and standards. Limited but direct impact on the business through the quality of the tasks/services provided. Impact of the job holder is restricted to own team.
Performs legal support related to legal review, technology and document administration
Performs varied work requests from multiple sources that may be complex in character and have tight deadlines
Responsible for tasks associated with a program or projects
Liaises with other control and functional business in support of projects and initiatives
Works closely with the team’s manager to complete tasks assigned
Manages finalizing reports and presentations
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
New graduate or entry level relevant experience
Experience working in corporate legal department, law firm, financial services, consulting, technology firm or related industry preferred but not essential
Must have effective organizational skills, attention to detail, exceptional verbal communication and listening skills
Knowledge of legal customs and practices
Project management skills
Knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Bachelors/University degree or equivalent experience
What We Offer
As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;
23 days paid annual leave
Award winning pension scheme,
Life assurance and
Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.
In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.
Our Select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.
Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.
Job Family Group:Legal
Job Family:Legal Support
Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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