Vice President – Legal

15 - 22 Years

Job Description

Legal Advisory for both domestic and international markets on broad range like tax, commercial, new acquisition and savings, JV, merger and acquisition, dispute resolution, litigation, employment, ethics, operation, project management, privacy, data protection, fraud, cybercrime including communication, facilities and real estate Authoring, drafting, reviewing and negotiating, RFP/contracts with views of contractual, commercial & legal risks.

Key Responsibilities:

Assisting the business with deal structuring and terms from a legal and compliance perspective
Advising management and other functional partners on legal and regulatory issues generally
instructing and working with external counsel, reviewing and negotiating legal opinions and supervising the legal due diligence involving the business and transactions.
Develop & implement the IP strategy for the company's proprietary research & product development programs. Prepare an estimated yearly budget for all IP matters, including maintenance of patent, and preparation & prosecution of patent applications.
Establishing and maintaining the global and local compliance processes, governance and operating framework.
Leading the Compliance function by supporting business in all compliance related matters in areas of compliance risk management, policies and procedures, training and communication, advise and support, whistleblowing channels, compliance controls, monitoring and compliance reviews, compliance audits, investigation, consequences for misconduct, remediation and case tracking.
Providing legal analysis in relation to new business initiatives and products.
Participating in product and industry working group calls and meetings
Assisting in the review and development of legal forms, policies, procedures and systems
participating actively in product legal department initiatives including regulatory review and other projects Required
Mitigating compliance risks, implementing the legal and regulatory risk compliance program and to ensure that the NPCI complies with local and international payments legislation and regulation.
Identifying legal issues and risks that may affect NPCI business (and ensuring that Management team is properly advised concerning those issues).
Providing legal guidance relating to the formulation and implementation of NPCI strategies and policies.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Banking / Financial Services / Broking

Functional Area:Legal, Regulatory, Intellectual Property


Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time

Key Skills

Desired Candidate Profile

Educational Qualification: LLB or LLM from reputed Institutes.

Experience: Minimum post qualification experience of 15 plus years in relevant area with Experience in B2B and B2C financial institutions, fintech companies and credit institutions.

Desirable Knowledge/ Skills

Expertise in local and international legislative initiatives like Data Protection, Sanctions, FATF, and AML.
Expertise in payment regulations (MC/Visa/AmEx) and general knowledge on PCI-DSS
Extensive experience in dealing with regulators and supervisors
Experience with M&A deals
Good drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills
Able to appreciate and grasp concepts of law from jurisdictions other than India
Ability to identify and escalate issues in a timely and appropriately manner
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals
Ability to adapt and apply legal skills in new businesses and subjects in which lawyer may not have expertise

Essential Knowledge:

1) Excellent planning and organizing skills
2) Ability to handle emergency situations.
3) Decision making skills
4) Good interpersonal skills and customer service orientation.
5) Good communication skills (written & spoken)
6) Past experience in people and resource management


UG:LLB - Law

Company Profile

National Payments Corporation of India
National Payments Corporation of India is an umbrella institution for all the retail payments in the country. The core objective is to consolidate and integrate the multiple systems with varying service levels into nation-wide uniform and standard business process for all retail payment systems. The other objective is to facilitate an affordable payment mechanism to benefit the common man across the country and help financial inclusion.
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Contact Company:National Payments Corporation of India