What you'll be doing

    Provide an in-house legal service that effectively supports business areas in their duty to comply with relevant laws and regulations and internal procedures.

Why is this important to Bigbank?

Whenever the government introduces new banking regulations, the corporate lawyer has to come up with an action plan to comply with them. It’s an ongoing conversation. Corporate lawyer doesn’t just give an answer and say good luck to the business team. Corporate lawyer’s job is to make sure business understand the new rule and can apply it in a meaningful way.

How you'll spend your day

  • Advice on legal matters as well prepare accurate legal documentation and it's properly coordination.

  • Support that existing and new legislation, supervisory authorities decisions that impact Latvian Branch operations in Latvia are interpreted, impact on existing policy and business practices analysed.

  • Ensure that relevant guidelines of supervisory authorities are applied.

  • Advice on legal matters as well prepare accurate legal documentation and it's properly coordination.

  • Support that existing and new legislation, supervisory authorities decisions that impact Latvian Branch operations in Latvia are interpreted, impact on existing policy and business practices analysed.

  • Ensure that relevant guidelines of supervisory authorities are applied.

Things you’re already doing:

  • You have at least 3 years’ experience working with supervisory authorities in finance sector (experience working as a legal counsel in law office dealing with financial sector related matters, bank, investment or insurance firm in corporate legal department).

  • You have proven ability to drive decisions making to achieve end objectives in legal and/or compliance matters.

  • You are an excellent communicator, presenter and are able to create support and buy-in across a wide range of stakeholders.

  • You are able to manage many projects simultaneously at high-quality level.

  • You have advanced Latvian and English language skills; both oral and written.

Things we're working on

First, we transformed from old school offices-based banking to purely digital banking. Next, we dove into the digital journeys of our customers and figured out what they need for excellent experience. Now, we are building a new banking platform made up of microservices, renewing our entire technology stack.

Tools you'll be working with

MS Office, Confluence, Jira, Webdesktop

You'll be rewarded like this

  • Competitive salary (reviewed yearly based on your performance)

  • Good people to collaborate with – check out @lifeatbigbank and #bigbankwow at Instagram

  • Good conditions for professional and personal development

  • 'Let's do this' mentality in international banking environment

  • Monthly sports benefit + free participation at 2 national sport events

  • Additionally 2 paid important personal days

  • 3 paid ‘stay at home and get well’ days

Logistics

You have a dedicated contact person always ready to answer all your questions. Just write to Agita Bajinska, the WOW Support Specialist, or call her at +371 6735 6245.

Apply

Send us an email jobs@bigbank.eu by January 11th, 2018.