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Counsel, Business Legal Affairs

Singapore, Singapore
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Counsel, Business Legal Affairs Singapore

Would you like to play a key role in helping a NYSE listed global financial services company navigate commercial and corporate law? Are you ready to unleash your potential in a dynamic organization that is poised to evolve into the next phase of its 171 year history? Join Western Union as a Counsel, Business Legal Affairs.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process discipline and simplification

As a qualified attorney with extensive experience in the financial services industry, youll play a key role in providing world-class legal advice and oversight for all business units and shared services in the region to deliver the companys strategic priorities. Holding a senior position as part of the APAC & Middle East Legal Team, youll be assigned primary responsibility for a number of countries and will be expected to provide timely and commercial legal and regulatory support for BAU operations and new initiatives as well as partnering with business leaders to help shape the strategic direction of the company. You will need to work independently as well as cooperatively as part of a cohesive regional team. Your work will include reviewing, drafting and negotiating agreements for Western Union Consumer Money Transfer, Payments and Digital in coordination with other lawyers, business leaders and internal stakeholders. You will provide legal advice to business partners within the organization and coordinate with outside counsel. Superior skills in researching, analyzing and monitoring new and existing laws are key. You will be expected to stay current and advise business and senior leadership on changes to regulatory environments in your applicable jurisdictions of responsibility. You will review and advise on new and existing business requirements, drive end-to-end customer value, and display a customer-first orientation. You are no stranger to working cross-functionally and to liaising with regulators.

Financial services experience in an international law firm or corporate legal department of a multi-national corporation is essential (minimum 8-10 years PQE). Mandarin skills will be viewed favourably (but not essential). You must have strong communication skills, written and verbal, with a demonstrated ability to tailor communications for different audiences (internal and external stakeholders/partners/customers) and to build strong networks and client relationships.

If you are curious, self-motivated, adaptable and have a natural affinity to problem solving, this could be the job and the team for you!

Join us, and lets move money for better

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.

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Posted: 2022-12-23 Expires: 2023-02-27

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