State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is the world's leading provider of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management, market research and trading. With $28.4 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.48 trillion in assets under management State Street operates in 29 countries and more than 100 geographic markets and employs over 29,000 worldwide promoting a culture of excellence.
At the moment we are looking for candidates for
Senior Lawyer with German Language, Officer
Location: Gdańsk, pomorskie
JOB ID: R-616496
to join the insource organization supporting the State Street EMEA
Why State Street Bank Poland?
Operating in Europe since 1970 State Street services clients in multiple locations. State Street Bank Poland was established in 2007 in Kraków. Today State Street Bank Poland employs over 2000 staff members at three sites across the city. Our Kraków office provides investment fund accounting and related services to clients of multiple State Street locations and business units across Europe. We offer positions in a challenging, rapidly changing and international environment. There are multiple opportunities to gain experience in diverse areas of the investment fund cycle. State Street offers a significant scope for personal growth and career progression. Throughout your career at State Street you will be provided with a wide range of training opportunities and internal mobility options as well as individual development plans, attractive benefits and an excellent remuneration package. The continuous development of our employees from day one is critical as we continually seek to develop and expand the local management team and create future leaders from within.
Global Legal Center of Excellence Summary
State Street’s Global Legal Center of Excellence (“GLCOE”) located in Gdansk, Poland, provides core legal support to State Street’s global business units and corporate functions, including drafting, negotiating and finalizing agreements, supporting key Legal Department initiatives and providing related legal support services. GLCOE is a dynamic team that is committed to delivering exemplary legal support to its global clients.
- Drafting and negotiating legal contracts and documentation governed by the laws of various global jurisdictions (e.g., Australia, England, United States) in accordance with relevant trainings and within defined risk parameters (e.g., foreign exchange and other derivatives contracts; agreements supporting global custody and administrative services product offerings; global markets product agreements; and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs);
- Managing processes and projects in connection with legal documentation;
- Managing working groups responsible for transition of new types of agreements to the GLCOE;
- Maintaining and updating existing GLCOE documentation;
- Working cooperatively with State Street Business Units and Legal Teams globally in escalating and resolving legal issues;
- Training, supervising and ensuring continuous quality of work of more junior members of the team;
- Supporting legal-related corporate initiatives and projects.
- Minimum 5 years of professional experience in a law firm or in-house legal department, preferably within financial services sector and/or international law firm or international company;
- Law school graduate (attorney-at-law license is a plus);
- Excellent legal and business English and German language skills;
- Significant contract negotiation and drafting experience;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- Ability to interact with people from multiple levels within the organization and in multiple jurisdictions;
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and strong attention to details;
- Ability to work independently.
- Employee savings plan;
- Premium life insurance package;
- VIP medical package;
- International operating environment;
- Language classes;
- Soft skills trainings;
- Technical workshops;
- Development sessions with a mentor;
- Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities;
- Technical or leadership career pathway.
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