Legal & Compliance Officer 100% (Asset Management), Zürich

30.01.2015: Legal & Compliance Officer 100% (Asset Management); Job Description: • Liaising with Management Committee of Vontobel Asset Management an

SSF Samuel Staff Finder GmbH
Gubelstrasse 12
6300 Zug

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Legal & Compliance Officer 100% (Asset Management)

Job Description: 
• Liaising with Management Committee of Vontobel Asset Management and Risk & Compliance Committee of Vontobel
• Liaising with internal and external audit
• Negotiating ISDAs and other Derivatives-related contracts for Vontobel Funds and mandate clients
• Negotiating AM-related agreements
• Coordination and monitoring of any legal/other binding duties with third parties e.g. Operating Memorandum, partnership agreements, etc.
• Coordination and monitoring of legal and regulatory requirements regarding distribution of funds products and services authorized for distribution in Switzerland
• Coordination of adaptations, updating and implementation of the various Vontobel Group policies, including control functions
• Coordination of business development and product management's needs in relation to compliance
• Maintaining and updating compliance manual
• Assist Teams with potential compliance requests
• Exposure to anti money laundering procedures and duties
• Other general compliance related tasks

• Master of law or equivalent (Swiss attorney or international LLM a plus)
• At least 3 years of experience as Legal/ Compliance Officer in the Financial Services/AM Industry in an institutional context
• At least 1-2 years’ experience in Derivatives contracts / ISDAs etc.
• Language skills: excellent English skills, fluent German a must
• Teamplayer, results and solution oriented, self-directed and precise worker

Place of work: Zürich