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Talent Acquisition at Aegon Life Insurance

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Aegon Life - Assistant Manager - Legal - LLB (5-7 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 682763

Job Summary

This role exists to:

To provide professional, pro-active, business-focused legal advice and legal management support.

The key result indicators for this role are:

Key deliverables are:

- Timely, pro-active legal advice and legal management support

- Litigation Management.

- Advice to senior management on legal and regulatory risks

- Attend Insurance Ombudsman Offices and Court Cases, Pan India

Core Responsibilities: 5-8 priorities

- Litigation case management

- Propose strategy to resolve disputes at reasonable cost, safeguarding reputation and without setting adverse precedent.

- to prepare briefs of the litigation matters and send it to Advocates representing the Company.

- to review the written statement/ plaint/ affidavits to be filed in the matters pertaining to litigation filed by/ against the Company.

- drafting of Legal Documents to be filed before the Court/ Insurance Ombudsman.

- Attending Insurance Ombudsman Offices and Court Cases, Pan India.

- Legal advice

- Review of Complaints received.

- Update with new laws and regulations

- General legal advice to management and business

- External counsel

- Identify when to engage external counsel

- Select most appropriate counsel based on skills & experience

- Brief on advice required

- MIS

- Follow-up with external counsels and Branch offices for timely updates.

- Updating and Maintaining MIS

Reporting Relationships and Connections

- State roles in all cases not names of persons in the roles Reporting: AVP Legal,

Minimum Education Requirement

- University law degree and admitted to practice as a lawyer

Typical Minimum Experience

- Minimum of 5 to 7 years- post-qualification experience, ideally including both law firm and in-house experience with Insurance Laws or Life Insurance Company

Professional/Technical Competencies Required

Approx. 5 bullet points in total Knowledge: strong legal skills (drafting and analytical)

Essential:

- Insurance laws

- Consumer Protection Laws

- Criminal Laws

- Excellent contract drafting, review and negotiation skills

- Ability to analyze complex legal problems, new business propositions and develop suitable solutions

Desired -

- familiarity with insurance-related issues and interpretation of statutes.

- drafting and conveyancing

Skills/Abilities -

- Information Technology awareness

- understanding of business / commercial transactions.

Essential:

- superior spoken and written skills in English. Desirable two other languages.

- ability to prioritize workloads and deliver on time

- provide practical solutions within legal constraints

Soft/Transferable Competencies Required

Approx. 5 bullet points in total Essential:

- flexible team player

- excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written) strategic-thinker

- solutions-oriented

- client-focused

- problem solver

- able to develop and maintain co-operative working relationships

- computer proficient

Desired:

- ability to manage external counsel relationships

- ability to work independently and collaboratively to foster a team environment

- understanding of when issues need to be reported or escalated

- ability to interface effectively with clients, other departments, and all levels within the organization.

- willingness to travel as and when called for.

(Identifies the knowledge, skill and characteristic/attitude requirements for effective performance. See dictionary of competencies. E.g. Customer orientation, analysis/problem solving, interpersonal skills, team player)

Learning and Development to support Role Competencies

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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