legal & corporate affairs counsel - athens

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Vasilis Perivolas, Randstad Hellas
job type
permanent
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job details

posted
location
athens, attica
sector
legal
job type
permanent
reference number
34030
contact
Vasilis Perivolas, Randstad Hellas
phone
+30 216 6001369

job description

Do you demonstrate previous experience in Legal & Corporate Affairs field? Would you like your next career step to be in one of the leading companies in the banking sector as a Legal & Corporate Affairs Counsel? This is a great opportunity for you to be part of Nexi Group as a Legal & Corporate Affairs Counsel.

Nexi Group is the European Paytech with scale, capabilities and proximity to provide the simplest, fastest and safest payments solutions to People, Businesses and Financial Institutions and operates in three market areas: Merchant Services & Solutions, Cards & Digital Payments and Digital Banking Solutions, They come from the merger and integration of Nexi, Nets and SIA, among the biggest European players in digital payments and they are present in more than 25 countries.

They have recently established a strategic and long-term partnership with Alpha Bank in the payments acceptance space in the Greek market enabling Alpha Bank, through its widespread network of over 300 branches across Greece, to promote and distribute to its customers Nexi-developed technological and innovative solutions.

For this newly launched joint venture with Alpha Bank, we are seeking now to employ a Legal & Corporate Affairs Counsel.

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benefits

Our client offers for the Legal & Corporate Affairs Counsel position:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Opportunity to join a multinational company and evolve in it 
  • Opportunities for career development

responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Legal & Corporate Affairs Counsel include:

  • Manage legal and contractual aspects, support the functions concerned in the preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts, managing legal disputes
  • End-to-end handling of corporate law issues
  • Management of relations with judicial authorities (judicial authority requests, execution of Merchant credit blocks for foreclosures requested by judicial authorities)
  • Providing consulting to all internal functions on issues of a legal nature
  • Advising on the regulatory and legislative framework applicable to the business operations with emphasis on payment services, consumer protection and data protection legislation (in collaboration with Compliance Department) 
  • Handling and representing the company at proceedings before courts and authorities, claims management at pre-judicial stage 
  • Managing relations with external law firms and notary firms
  • Defining and updating, in collaboration with the functions concerned, standard commercial contracts with customers and suppliers
  • Drafting and reviewing, in collaboration with the functions concerned, ad hoc client or supplier contracts for specific cases
  • Supporting the functions concerned in the negotiation of company contracts, participating actively, where necessary, in the negotiation
  • Review of RFP terms; highlighting main issues of legal/regulatory concerns and risks; supporting Bid Management at collecting documentation and drafting specific clauses/disclosures/disclaimers deemed appropriate
  • Advising on and supporting different types of extraordinary transactions (company incorporation; merger; winding down/dissolution process) 
  • Drawing up of the Company’s powers of attorney and proxies
  • Support on general legal issues regarding company’s real estate and leases

qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Legal & Corporate Affairs Counsel should have:

  • Fully Greek lawyer qualification
  • Strong academic record
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Familiarity with Payment Services, Data Protection Law, Consumer Protection and IT/IP Law
  • Excellent command of the English language, including a demonstrated skill to draft and negotiate legal documents in English

skills

  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in teams and individually

experience

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience in the payments industry 

educational requirements

  • University degree

information

Vasilis Perivolas+30 216 6001369Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​ All applications are considered strictly confidential.