Legal & Compliance Manager
· Financial Services / Banking
· International Management Team
· Location: Yangon, Myanmar
The company is a digital and retail banking organization in its early phases of growth and which is expected to be significant under new, international leadership. As the organization builds its new-look team, there is a need to appoint an experienced Legal & Compliance Manager.
Reporting to an internationally-experienced Chief Risk, Legal & Compliance Officer, the appointed individual will oversee and manage the day-to-day Legal & Compliance department and with a critical requirement to understand and meet all local laws and financial services regulations. There will be a need to implement and manage robust internal controls and day-to-day operations and an ongoing requirement to assess, revise and update policy, compliance and audit processes supported by the delivery of appropriate internal training/education of Legal & Compliance across the business. Aside from protecting the reputation of the organization, the role will also mitigate financial and asset risk whilst managing any procedural changes. This will include managing any non-performing loan (NPL) defaults and the recovery process and which may include negotiation with counter-parties, claims filing, financial restructuring of distressed assets whilst offering advise to all relevant departments. Naturally, the appointed individual will draft and review corporate and commercial documents whilst representing the company to manage disputes.
Interested candidates will be local or repatriate Burmese nationals offering Degree and, preferably, Masters’ in Law complete with at least 5+ years’ relevant experience secured In-house and International Private Practice/law firm experience. Ideally, this should include some exposure to the financial services / banking sector including managing regulatory compliance. Interested candidates will offer strong Burmese/English bi-lingual communication skills to complement well-honed legal documentation, drafting, litigation and record-keeping expertise.
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