Legal Counsel capital markets

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Legal Counsel capital markets

NN Investment Partners’ Legal department is searching for a legal professional with a successful track record in negotiating capital markets documentation and experience with applicable regulations. The successful candidate would have a hands-on and proactive mentality and be able to work independently. Do you combine a solid understanding of (international) contracting law with the people skills necessary to act as a successful business partner and part of a team? If you recognise yourself in this profile, then we might have the right position for you.

 

Job description

The Legal department of NN Investment Partners (NNIP) consists of approximately 40 professionals in The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, the Czech Republic, Japan and Singapore.

As Legal Counsel Capital Markets you will be based in our The Hague office. “You are responsible, amongst others, for: “

Drafting, negotiating and executing documentation for capital markets Transactions, primarily ISDA master agreements, CSAs, MCAs, OTC clearing agreements and ancillary documentation as well as repurchase agreements (GMRAs), securities lending activities (GMSLAs), futures/ETD clearing agreements and custody agreements.

Assessing and implementing applicable regulatory and industry changes affecting the trading and the documentation of such transactions.

Communication and stakeholder  management: including regular alignment with internal clients with respect to client/portfolio targets and requirements, compliance with applicable policies and regulations, implementation and execution timelines.

Process management:  responsible for adequate progress control of negotiations and files to ultimately finalise agreements and files within agreed timelines ensuring input and approval  from relevant stakeholders as well as compliance with applicable governance and regulations. Facilitating approval/sign-off, execution and safekeeping of completed agreements and communication of agreed terms with relevant departments within NN Investment Partners.

 

Profile

Your experience and skills

  • A university (Master’s level) degree in Law, preferably Dutch or English law.
  • 3-5  years of professional experience in the legal profession in the field of negotiating  the above-mentioned documentation.
  • Experience with regulations applicable to the asset management industry and particularly capital markets: EMIR, SFTR, MIFIDII/MIFIR, Dodd Frank etc
  • Affinity with risk management and/or relevant work experience in all aspects of credit or counterparty
  • risk management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • In addition, your personal qualities will play a decisive role.

Your competences

Customer focus – consistent drive to offer solutions to our clients and stakeholders in a fast-paced environment to deliver on their expectations.

Critical thinking & problem solving skills– skilled at thinking about a topic in an objective and critical way, determining the importance and relevance of ideas, building and evaluating arguments and reaching the best possible solution. 

Team mentality – partnering effectively with team members and stakeholders to reach common goals in a timely manner.

Leaning agility – curiosity and openness to novel approaches and acquiring new knowledge and skills to remain competitive.

 

We offer you
Naturally our appreciation for our colleagues are reflected in our conditions of employment, which, for the most part, can be adapted to your own personal wishes. We offer you:

 

How to apply

Are you the one we are looking for? Then apply directly by clicking the button below this vacancy.

 

Do you have questions or do you need more information about the job or the process, please contact Elise Kapper (SR. Recruiter) at  elise.kapper@nn.nl.

 

 

 

 

 

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