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Derivative Documentation Group Staff (VP) - JPN - Legal

Job Req ID 21280011 Primary Location Chiyoda, Japan Job Category Legal
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The Legal Support Deputy Officer Lead Legal Support Officer is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for legal support activities related to legal operations, technology, budget/expenses, risk/controls, litigation/discovery/settlements or administration
  • Performs varied work requests from multiple sources that may be complex in character and have tight deadlines
  • Facilitates tasks associated with programs and projects where tactical decisions and recommendations for technical approaches are necessary while keeping in line with the overall strategy for the function or area supported
  • Interacts with senior leaders to gather information and works closely with the team’s manager to analyze and come to a resolution or approach on a matter
  • Provides analysis of matters in support of resolution of complex and variable situations or to formulate an approach
  • Represents the supported area or function in meetings and committees
  • Responsible for regional or local support area or visibility to senior Legal managers
  • Liaise with other control and functional business in support of projects and initiatives
  • 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.


Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of experience
  • Experience working in corporate legal department, law firm, financial services, consulting, technology firm or related industry
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and project management skills, as well as the ability to interact and communicate effectively with Senior management
  • Knowledge of legal customs and practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry


Education:

  • Bachelors/University degree, Master’s degree preferred


This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

As a member of Citi Japan Legal Derivatives Documentation Group, the work assigned will be mainly ISDA Master Agreement, Credit Support Annex and other related documents, to draft such documents, assist the marketers to negotiate with the counterparties to execute them.

Our responsibilities also includes the internal ensuring agreement data base always to be updated and accurate.

In addition, other works related to legal issues will be come into the scope.

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Job Family Group:

Legal

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Job Family:

Legal Support

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Time Type:

Full time

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