|Legal and Compliance|
|Role Specification: Job Title: Legal Counsel, Global eCom Management Level: E1 Division / Location: Worldpay Legal Global eCom / Singapore Department: Legal Development Reporting to: Senior Legal Counsel, Global eCom, Singapore Financial / Budgetary Responsibility: None Reporting in (headcount numbers): No direct/indirect reports Purpose of Role: To provide on the ground consistent and high- quality legal advice to the Worldpay Global eCom business in APAC Singapore (from the Singapore office). Native level Mandarin and/or Japanese language skills are paramount. Critical to this will be supporting the Senior Legal Counsel, Global eCom, Singapore, to whom this role will report, the Associate General Counsel, Global eCom and the Group General Counsel ,(both based in the UK), and seamless working with the rest of the global eComLegal, eCoam legal team globally (currently based in UK, Brazil, Singapore, Brazil (Sao Paulo), and the US Amsterdam, (San Francisco)).) and Atlanta). Critical to the success of this role will be the ability to rapidly build personal credibility and ensure effective stakeholder management across the Worldpay group. Key Responsibilities & Tasks: • Provide high quality, business focussed legal support directly to a growing and developing global business through a strong understanding of both legal and business requirements. • Commercial contracts negotiation, liaising with customers, suppliers and senior management in respect of negotiations, transaction structuring and contributing to debates and implementing solutions outside of the legal remit. • Ensuring continual improvements to the capabilities of the in-house legal function. • Driving a consistency of approach across Worldpay in respect of appetite, policy standards and governance. • Legal education for the business through bespoke training. [and management of the dawn raid competition process for the office ]. • Managing and engaging with external counsel (primarily re regulatory matters). Key Relationships: • Internal: Senior Corporate Legal Counsel, Singapore [and globally], Global eCom; General Counsel, Global eCom; Merchants Solutions the Group General Counsel and FIS Group General Counsel; Regional General Manager, Global eCom; VPs and Country Managers, Global eCom; Compliance Director, Global eCom; PNP Franchise Business Development Team; customer relationship managers, sales and marketing teams, procurement specialists, technology and information security team members, and (credit) risk team • External: External counsel, other advisors Global remit of the role: Global Reach Person Specification: Qualifications: Qualified lawyer (3 - 7 years experience) Skills & Abilities: Proven ability to understand and provide incisive, reliable and commercial legal advice and solutions on complex business issues as well as excellent drafting skills and professionalism Knowledge: • Understanding of financial services and regulation • Broad ranging corporate and commercial legal experience • Payments experience a plus Experience: • Experience at a recognised high quality corporate/commercial law firm – solid training and post qualification experience in private practice • International legal qualification (England, Australia, US, Singapore, HK) [and ideally also PRC qualified ] • Native level Mandarin and/or Japanese language skills • Ideally, some experience in an in-house role (whether on secondment or after leaving private practice). • Managing relationships with senior lawyers, customers and internal stakeholders. • Comfortable with ambiguity and change. • Experience of negotiating and documenting a wide range of complex commercial agreements. • Working internationally (or on cross border deals) an advantage. Personal Qualities & Behaviours: • Sets high standards with high levels of personal accountability • Commercial, with an ability to deliver high quality work in a fast-paced environment • Self-starter, able to do work with support rather than high levels of hands on supervision • Willingness to learn new areas of law/regulation and about the payments industry • Presence with effective communication and presentation skills • Ability to instill trust and confidence at all levels of the business • Strong influencing skills across a diverse client base and ability to take firm positions that are in the best interests of the company overall • Effective prioritisation skills • Able to foster a collaborative work environment • Sound judgment, unquestioned ethics and integrity Additional Requirements: • Direct experience of payment services and/or one of Worldpay’s major client industry groups (eg airlines, travel, gaming) would be an advantage • Experience/knowledge of data protection law and practice would also be an advantage but not a pre-requisite Prepared by: Tom Brown ANDREW WILLIAMS Date: 26/11/2019 09/01/2017 Agreed by: Date: This job description sets out key elements & responsibilities of the role but is not intended to be exhaustive and does not constitute a contractual document. Duties may be changed to meet the changing needs or circumstances of the business.|
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