The Senior Legal Associate will be responsible for assisting day-to-day operations of the related section providing general legal advice to business units (VCGMs and Functions) on all aspects of the Bank’s business, operations, products and services. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, exceptional problem solving skills and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace. The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a reputable law firm or in-house legal department. Responsible for drafting, reviewing and advising on contracts and other legal documentation. Manage legal documentation and correspondences in strict confidence; Provide legal assistance to Section Head, Head of Legal and Head of Legal and Compliance Performing legal research using internal and external knowledge management resources. Keeping up-to-date with changes in the law or regulations and advising business partners. Assist with case preparation and advising of external counsels.
- Bachelor of Laws or higher- Minimum 5 years working experience in reputable law firm or an in-house counsel environment.- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including WORD, Excel, Powerpoint and etc.- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.- Strong attention to detail, with a real passion for and understanding the nature of banking products and the ability to quickly learn about new technologies- Extremely proactive, self-starter mentality with strong organizational skills.- Ability to work with various personalities at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversity.- Be a collaborative, team player by sharing insights and challenges with the team mate.
Rewards for over performance
- An awesome company
- Join a winning team
- You can make a difference
- Opportunities for promotion
- Possibility for job training
- Learn new skills and techniques
KBZ BankTHE STRENGTH OF MYANMAR**Winner of EUROMONEY Award for Excellence consecutive years 2014, 2015, 2016: Best Bank in Myanmar**Kanbawza Bank (KBZ Bank) Limited, part of the KBZ Group of companies, is Myanmar's largest bank. Established in 1994 in Taunggyi, initially the bank catered the local area and in 1996, after present management acquired the organization, the group expanded to become Myanmar's largest financial institution, currently employing over 17,000 people.KBZ Bank is part of the KBZ Group, one of Myanmar's largest and most successful conglomerates. The Group has a proven track-record of operating according to industry best practices, as recognized in 2014, when the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business awarded the KBZ Group of Companies as the most transparent company in the country. It is the first Myanmar bank in history to have International Representative offices in Thailand, Singapore and soon Malaysia.Purpose We are driven by a simple aim. As the largest Bank in Myanmar, we are committed to enhance the quality of lives of the people in Myanmar, through financial inclusion. And in that becoming the Best Managed Bank in the World! Join us in this journey to positively impact the community and the nation.Fulfilling Career – Today and TomorrowWe put the emphasis on individual responsibility, opportunity and autonomy. We encourage growth through continuous on-the-job development and a fast paced environment that will stretch and build your expertise daily. We encourage our people to view their career as a journey; to think not about a vertical career ladder, but a long-term aspiration to broaden their exposure or deepen their skills over time. We would like to build the Bankers of Tomorrow for Myanmar!Personal ChallengeWe put the emphasis on individual responsibility, opportunity and autonomy. We encourage growth through continuous on-the-job development and a fast paced environment that will stretch and build your expertise daily. We encourage our people to view their career as a journey; to think not about a vertical career ladder, but a long-term aspiration to broaden their exposure or deepen their skills over time. We would like to build the Bankers of Tomorrow for Myanmar!