15/11 Jaswinder Kohli
Owner at Career Advantage Human Resources & Services

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Senior Manager/General Counsel - Legal - BFSI (15-18 yrs)

Delhi NCR Job Code: 764993

The Deputy General Counsel will be responsible for:

- Overall supervision and responsibility of the internal operations of Office of General Counsel (- OGC- ).

- To oversee the formulation and implementation of the goals and plans to improve the overall efficiency of the OGC.

- Independently represent the OGC in matters as determined by the General Counsel.

- To provide legal advice, guidance and representation to the management and the leadership team on legal matters concerning the Firm and work collaboratively with the management and leadership team.

- Pro-actively and independently engage in strategy discussions with leadership and external counsels on legal matters affecting the Firm;

- Preparation and administration of the team budget and oversee the management of the resources and personnel of OGC.

- To promote the objectivity and efficacy of the OGC.

- To independently work on problem/conflict identification, analysis and resolution as required.

- To work on board and committee administration.

- Oversee the selection, retention, management, evaluation and liaise with all outside counsels.

- Monitoring legal compliances of the Firm;

- Be able to weigh risks against operational needs to develop reasoned recommendations, including risk mitigation strategies, and provide sound legal advice.

- To keep abreast of the latest changes in laws in India and apprise the relevant stakeholders and to develop appropriate mechanisms and strategies to comply with the same with minimal disruptions.

- Perform other duties as required by business needs.

- Managing and motivating the OGC team around an organization's mission, goals, and vision.

- Maintain and enhance knowledge by attending educational workshops, conferences, seminars, reviewing publications etc.

- The Deputy General Counsel should be self- motivated and efficiently work within the deadlines.

- Should be open to travel as and when required.

Qualification and Attributes:

- Excellent academic credentials.

- Law Degree (graduate/post graduate) from a well ranked law school/university.

- Minimum of fifteen- eighteen (18-20) years of post-qualification experience in working in leading law firms and corporates.

- Excellent drafting skills and oral/written communication including public speaking/media communication.

- Excellent legal research skills.

- Good network with external counsels.

- Familiarity with laws applicable to service-sector and governing the conduct of professionals.

- Experience with governance, risk management and compliance.

- Have broad range of knowledge and skill on legal matters.

- High customer/stakeholder-oriented focus toward achieving the Firm's strategic objectives, mission and vision.

- Team focused attitude.

- Flexible approach to problem solving.

- Able to interact with stakeholders, internal clients and leadership in a highly efficient and timely manner.

- Business acumen.

- Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and perform under stress and adopt effective courses of action.

- Maintain appropriate confidentiality in connection with the legal work of OGC.

- Demonstrate impeccable work-ethics, integrity and trust, with no history of disciplinary offences in any capacity.

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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