Legal Manager

MFG

Full-time
Sofia

Management Financial Group (MFG) is a holding organization, uniting leading providers of non-bank financial services in Central and Eastern Europe. MFG manages a rich portfolio of successful business models in the field of consumer loans, loans for micro and small businesses, credit cards, digital business and other alternative financial products and services. MFG brings together companies with different experience, history and traditions. Some of the institutions in the structure of MFG are in the initial stage of their development, some are rapidly developing and growing, others are well established in their industry with over 14 years of experience. More than 7 700 employees and associates in nearly 450 offices in Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania, Poland and Macedonia take care of our customers every day.

The Legal Manager will be part of the Group Legal and Regulations’ team and will manage one of its Departments, namely – Digital Financial Services.

The position holder will take care of the legal and regulation services provision towards major strategic projects of the group, in and outside Bulgaria. The Legal Manager will work actively on studies, project development, M&A cases, documents related to the internal and international activities of the business.

Key responsibilities will cover:

• Work on current and future projects that require legal support;
• Work on legal issues concerning M&A cases, starting a new business entity – examines and ensures compliance with the legal regulatory framework;
• Assignments on legal cases (including court ones);
• Prepares legal opinions on international, civil and administrative cases;
• Prepares all kind of agreements related to the different fields of activities of the group of companies;
• Prepares legal statements on various legal matters including but not limited to: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Competition Law; Consumer Law; Employment and Commercial Law; Intellectual Property; Business Advisory; Property Law;
Represents the group of companies before other financial institutions, organizations, all regulatory bodies (National Banks, commissions for protection of competition, commission for consumer protection, etc.).
• Manages and coordinates the activities of the Department
• Tracks the performance and ensures the implementation of the tasks assigned to the Department
• Prepares annual schedules for the legal advisors’ training (within the Department)
• Monitors the implementation of the Department’s approved annual training schedules
• Participates in the recruitment process within the Department
• Ensures the prompt functioning of the Department in accordance with the Group’s requirements and rules

Requirements:

• University degree in Law;
• At least 4 years’ professional legal experience (this excludes a trainee periods);
• Experience in the management field (concerning teams and projects as well);
• Good knowledge on corporate and commercial law, civil law;
• Knowledge on the legal aspects concerning financial institutions, payment institutions, banking and finance shall be considered as an advantage;
• Good command of English – verbal and written;
• Computer literacy;
• Analytical mindset;
• Litigation experience is not required.

Benefits:

• Fast track opportunity to grow in an entrepreneurial setting;
• Work in local multinational holding with focus on international expansion;
• Induction, ongoing training and development programs;
• 24/7 access to an e-learning platforms;
• Friendly and casual work environment;
• Competitive remuneration;
• Option for MultiSport card at a discounted price;
• Additional health insurance;
• Smart mobile phone and sponsored mobile plan.

We are searching for candidates who enjoy working with people in a fast-paced, growing environment. If you have a drive to succeed and advance your career, our structure might be a fit for you.

We encourage you to take a couple minutes to submit your resume to be considered as the newest member to our professional team.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status or disability status.

We appreciate and thank you for your application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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