Legal Counsel -Legal -Beijing - 20180920001

Location
Beijing, Beijing Shi, China
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Oct 2018
Closes
27 Oct 2018
Ref
4571928
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Environment

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.




Job Summary / Job Purpose

Working as a legal counsel in the team, managing the legal security of the bank and providing legal support to the business development of the bank.

Mission


Main Responsibilities /Accountabilities /Tasks:
  • Assisting the Head of Legal and the China Legal Team in managing the legal risks and providing legal support in China, including but not limited to:
  • Preparing and reviewing of legal documentation concerning (i) all types of financing business; and (ii) global transaction and payment services matters (such as cash management, cash pooling and supply chain financing activities);
  • Providing legal advice and guidance for launching new products and BAU activities;
  • Developing, reviewing and updating template documents for business needs;
  • Providing regular training to business lines and the relevant support functions;
  • Working with the Head of Legal to develop and implement legal policies, guidelines and procedures;
  • Advising colleagues working at foreign offices or other functions in relation to PRC law; and
  • Assisting colleagues from other offices on cross-border related transactions.
  • Assisting the Head of Legal in managing the following:
  • reporting exercises to Head Office; and
  • performing permanent supervision within the legal department.
  • Handling legal works relating to outsourcing, offshoring and material service or supply arrangements;
  • Handling legal works relating to human resources matters or employment law issues;
  • Handling legal works relating to banking secretary and data related matters; and
  • Working on any other projects or ad hoc works assigned by the Head of Legal.


Profile

Candidate Profile:

Academic Background(degree and major)

Law Degree from a reputable law school. Legally qualified (PRC law)


Working Experience /Technical Skills & Know how:


Legally qualified in the PRC with approximately 5 years' experience in major banks as legal counsel or in reputable law firms (corporate or banking teams).

Skills & Competencies:

Good communication and interpersonal skills, integrity, ability to work independently and strong team spirit.

Language Skills:

Fluent in English and Mandarin. Ability to draft legal documentation in both Chinese and English.


Computer Skill:


Microsoft applications.

Other Skills:

  • Creativity, team spirit and commitment
  • Initiative and the ability to work independently, while respecting reporting procedures


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