Global Treasury Legal Counsel Group Legal & Regulatory Compliance Division
Be actively involved in the technology solutioning and innovation workstream to collaborate with internal stakeholders and external technology vendors to automate and digitise certain process for more efficient delivery of legal services.
Actively collaborate with cross functional teams, including IT, Customer Analytics, Operations, Digital Transformation Office.
Help build scalable and effective processes for legal review, automated generation of standardised documents and legal documentation management system.
Provide legal support to treasury business in OCBC head office and other global treasury branches and subsidiaries of OCBC Group.
Responsible for the drafting and negotiation of Master Agreements and related collateral agreements (ISDA, CSA, GMRA, GMSLA) with counterparties in various jurisdictions.
Co-ordinate with, and respond to, queries relating to the Master Agreements from, other functional specialists in the Bank, to resolve legal/credit risk/operational/tax/business issues and obtain relevant approvals.
Ensure adherence with procedures of the Bank’s documentation standards and to maintain/update documentation templates, procedures, etc.
Assist in the onboarding process by reviewing corporate capacity and authority documents from counterparties to ensure proper authority to trade banking and derivatives products with the Bank.
Qualifications Job Requirements
Law degree or diploma in law. Graduates of other disciplines will also be considered.
At least 5 years working experience in law firms or in operations or change management departments of financial institutions.
High proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and knowledge in the use of macros, data analytics and visualisation tools.
Excellent project management skills, keen attention to detail, ability to navigate ambiguity and evolving regulatory landscape and able to provide practical solutions to automate and enhance processes.
Must be fluent in written and oral English. Sound proficiency in Mandarin will be an advantage.
Familiarity with treasury and derivatives products will be viewed upon favourably.
Excellent communication with collaborative mindset to work in cross-functional project teams.
Agile mindset in embracing use of technology for legal innovation and change management is essential.