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Senior Contract Specialist - Derivatives - 827773

What is the Senior Contracts Derivatives Group responsible for

The Global Derivatives Documentation Specialist (i) acts as a key subject matter expert in drafting and negotiating derivative documentation (ISDA, CSA, Futures, Options, ACA, MCA, MSFTA etc); (ii) prepares and reviews legal documentation in accordance with standard industry and trading terms; (iii) coordinates review of non-standard derivative terms with legal counsel; (iv) researches and negotiates the business terms and conditions of derivative agreements; (v) analyzes changing and emerging global regulatory requirements; helps to ensure that derivative agreements comply with existing and new regulatory requirements; (vi) interfaces with counter-parties and legal counsel; and (vii) ensures consistency of terms across the firms derivative agreements The Global Derivatives Documentation Specialist must possess a broad knowledge of ISDA terms, global regulations and relevant legal provisions

What are the ongoing responsibilities of a Senior Contracts Derivatives

Work with Global Portfolio Account Services Derivative Agreements team, Legal and Counter-parties to draft agreements

Draft and complete all necessary derivative agreements (ISDA, CSA, ACA, Futures, Options, MCA, MSFTAs etc)

Research, review, negotiate, decide and communicate business terms for the firms derivative agreements and coordinate, present and make recommendations to our legal and operations groups where necessary

Negotiate and Prepare amendments, joinders, and account control agreements to add additional accounts

Help to the Derivatives Agreements to operate efficiently, identify and address issues promptly, and manage risk associated with the firms derivative agreements

Monitor industry trends and regulatory changes to assess impact to the firms derivative agreements, and coordinate with legal counsel to address such changes

Industry Calls and Projects

Partner legal counsel on any new legal provisions and/or complex negotiations with counterparties

Participate in internal legal committees and meetings

Participate in industry trade group advocacy concerning regulation of derivative agreements

Manage Derivative Terms and Standards

Work with appropriate groups to set acceptable business terms for derivative agreements

Ensure consistency of terms across the firms derivative agreements

Regularly review terms of existing agreements to assess whether changes are necessary based upon industry, market, or regulatory developments

Ensure appropriate allocation of legal expenses

General Support

Prepare clear presentations concerning derivative agreements and their terms for operational teams

Participate in special projects that bear upon the firms derivative agreements

Work with individuals at all levels within the firm to gather, analyze, and consolidate data related to derivative agreements to aid senior leaders in making decisions that bear upon derivative agreements and associated regulatory

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills& Abilities

Bachelors or Associate degree with an emphasis on Paralegal studies or equivalent work experience

Above 5 years of professional experience in Financial Services

At least 3 or more years of directly related experience and exposure to derivative agreement negotiations (eg ISDA, Futures, Prime Broker) with a medium to large financial services firm

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proofreading skills and attention to detail

Strong interpersonal skills

Good client service and customer focus

Strong organization skills

Demonstrated ability to follow through on work assignments

Proven ability to take initiative and work under pressure in a dynamic environment

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to work independently, prioritize, and meet deadlines

Good facilitation, mediation, negotiation, and persuasion skills

Strong knowledge of Excel, Word and Power Point

Excellent research, comprehension, analytical and decision making skills

Professionally and confidently interact with all levels of internal and external contacts

In-depth experience in drafting, editing and proofreading detailed correspondence, documents, reports and complex legal provisions

Job Function Administration

Primary Location India-Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking, Financial Services/Stockbroking
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 09th Jun 2020

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