Head of Legal - Legal jobs in Malta - February 2024
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Head of Legal

Konnekt

Published on 19 Jan 2024

Expires in 3 days (29 Feb 2024)


A client of ours specialising in the Financial Services industry is currently looking to onboard a Head of Legal to join their team of professionals:

Duties: 

  • Contribute from a legal and business perspective to formulating strategic and policy direction for the Company and related entities 
  • Ensure that the required strategy, execution plans, operational metrics, policies, and tools are in place to achieve the Company’s objectives successfully
  • Develop and communicate a value proposition and go-to-market plan for services and work with other internal/external stakeholders to execute these plans
  • Work with various internal and external stakeholders, develop and maintain a roadmap for the Legal Services aligned with the Company’s objectives 
  • Assume the role of the primary point of contact within the organisation. This involves promptly addressing and preempting client needs, ensuring clients are well-informed about service progress, and nurturing consistent communication
  • Examine, authorise, and compose agreements and legal documentation, ensuring alignment with all statutory and legal prerequisites.
  • Manage project budgets meticulously, ensuring assignments are executed within agreed financial parameters. 
  • Deliver comprehensive legal advice and interpretations to the executive leadership, guaranteeing conformity with prevailing legal and regulatory obligations.
  • Prepare and oversee financial budgets, forecasts, performance reports, and any other relevant information relating to the Legal department and keep the Board of Directors updated accordingly
  • Formulate legal opinions and guide the management on broad-ranging issues as they arise, encompassing internal policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with other internal departments to execute legal engagements, evaluations, or insights related to specific business domains.
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to subordinate team members for efficient execution of client projects.
  • Be an Ambassador for the Company by having a strong presence at events, conferences, panel discussions etc. and engage in third-party networking activities and organisation of business development/networking events.
Skill-sets and Requirements
  • A minimum of 7 years working in a similar senior role
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Maltese
Education & Experience
  • Must be a locally warranted Lawyer

salary
€70,000 to €90,000 / year
Salary
time
Full Time
Job Type
experience
Senior Management
Experience Level
category
Legal
Category
industry
Financial Services
Industry



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