Citigroup Site Counsel - Lawyer in Lima, Peru
The Site Counsel provides leadership and supervisory responsibility for medium-sized operational/administrative team(s)) of clerical/support employees. Good understanding of procedures and concepts within own technical/subject area and a basic knowledge of other areas in order to understand how they relate to own area. Good understanding of how the team and area integrate with others in accomplishing the objectives of the subfunction/ job family. Improves process efficiencies in support of unit objectives. Requires a basic conceptual/ practical grounding in policies as they apply to the business. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to exchange potentially complex/sensitive information. Typically deals with variable issues with potentially broader business impact. Influences decisions through advice, counsel, facilitating services to others or through joint accountability for volume, quality and timeliness of end results. No direct responsibility for financial or resource planning. Work generally affects own team as well as other closely related work teams. Full supervisory responsibilities. including duties such as performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary and terminations as well as direction of daily tasks and responsibilities.
Manages & supports the Legal function providing support and guidance to the local businesses and to all Citi functions on all aspects of local & Citigroup Legal related matters
Ensures full compliance of all local Citigroup products and structures with local Law, as in force, and where applicable with international standards
Ensures continuity and management of legal operations of Citigroup in the region as it pertains to local licenses and all other types of Corporate Governance, including company secretarial roles, as well as compliance with local regulatory requirements
Advises the CCO on business and Franchise Legal issues
Interfaces with Regulators
Ensures consistency of Citigroup policies with local legal requirements
Escalates all issues to designated Division Counsel that are of importance within the role
Participate in the local Management committees
Management and coordination of the provision of external legal services
Liaise with compliance in the development, updating and presentation of training materials related to local laws and regulations
Assists overseas colleagues engaged in projects and deals involving local laws and regulations
Manages and organizes the handling of litigation cases in which Citigroup entities are involved as defendants or claimants
Manage the functioning of the Legal Department
Drafts and implements local legal policies and procedures
Drafts, amend and approve the list of external legal counsels used by Citigroup locally
Manages several relationship with external legal counsels
Reviews customer complaints that could develop into legal actions or have regulatory implications
Provide solution-oriented legal support and assistance to the local businesses in accordance with strategic business needs and applicable regulatory and legal requirements
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, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
2-5 years relevant experience
Excellent command of local languages and interpersonal skills
Excellent written, verbal, problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent negotiation skills and ability to maintain effective relationships
- Bachelors/University degree or equivalent experience
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
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