Legal Officer (M/F) – Portuguese & English Speaker - Part-Time
BNP Paribas
Porto, Porto, PT, PT
há 4 dias

BNP Paribas Cardif insures 100 million clients in the world. As the insurance subsidiary of BNP Paribas, it aims at being the global benchmark for insurance partnerships and the leading provider of personal insurance solutions.

Our people have extensive know-how and experience that creates tangible added value for marketing, actuarial analysis and data management.

We have in-depth understanding of our partner distributors and their industries, allowing us to optimize their insurance offering and the experience they deliver for their customers.

Detailed knowledge of our partners also lets us provide support for their sales organizations and management of their networks.

We are currently seeking a Legal Officer (M / F) English Speaker - Part-time , this position is based in Oporto, Portugal.

Responsibilities :

Legal framework for the Service Centre

Main Functions :

Responsible for Legal Risk Management. As such, must ensure that all local legal risks are identified and controlled and must guarantee the Legal security of the company, in particular for risks pertaining to :

  • Company law,
  • Business law, Competition law, Consumer law, Civil law,
  • Tax law (whether insurance products, distribution or corporate taxes), Finance law,
  • IP law, IT law, personal data protection, regulation pertaining to Digital etc.
  • Must ensure that the organization (including management of litigations) is at all time appropriate in order to identify and control such Legal risks such as :

  • Must guarantee that the Legal Department is in a position to appropriately operate,
  • May delegate some parts of the Legal Risk Management to external lawyers, if appropriate,
  • Implement (or get implemented) appropriate procedures (inside the Legal Department, within the company and / or with external lawyers),
  • Must report hierarchical and functional management major Legal risks identified,
  • Guarantee control of the budget of the Legal Department and
  • As first and second Line of Defence, must implement, and comply with, the control plan and permanent control requirements.
  • Responsible for local Legal policies, provide Legal memoranda and assist in the company's development through Legal advice and proactive Legal solutions.

    Maintain a high level of Legal expertise through proper regulatory watch, trainings, technology watch etc.

    Must comply with BNP Paribas and BNP Paribas Cardif governance, standards, norms, procedures and reportings.

    As the case may be, must assist relations with and lobbying through governmental regulators.

    Qualifications :

  • Degree in Law
  • 5-7 year experience as lawyer in a law firm or in a corporation with proven experience in Service Contracts (including IT / IP)
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written, including legal English) and in Portuguese
  • General knowledge of applicable regulatory framework and its evolutions, of Legal issues and challenges specific to the entity environment
  • Skills & Basic Features :

  • Very good analytical and organization skills, attention to detail;
  • Aim to deliver high quality results;
  • Respect the rules, procedures, methodologies and directives;
  • High sense of Confidentiality, Integrity and Accuracy;
  • Very good written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to remain open and fair in communication;
  • Good listening and questioning ability,
  • Good learning skills;
  • Ability to plan work ahead and to prioritize workload; willing to meet deadlines
  • Ability and willing to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Curious and willing to work on different tasks;
  • Willing to demonstrate an active and positive approach;
  • Ability to show self-confidence and decision-making skills;
  • High adaptability & flexibility;
  • Willing to act with perspective and to have an impact;
  • Willing to demonstrate team spirit, to cooperate effectively with other colleagues / departments and offer support when needed.
  • Start date : December 2020

    Contract Type : Permanent

    Schedule : Part-time

    If your profile and motivations matches our needs, you feel motivated to join our company do not hesitate in sending us you application, we will be delighted to consider you for this position.

    Please note that only applications submitted with :

  • Certificate of Studies
  • Cover letter
  • Will be considered and move forward in the application process.

    BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency that in turn increase performance and productivity.

    We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

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