• Up to SGD60000.0 per annum
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 15 Feb 18

Master Documentation Legal Negotiator

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Up to SGD60000.0 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

Master Documentation Legal Negotiator

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JOB PURPOSE

* Responsible for all Master Documentation Negotiation for key strategic clients, including ISDA, CSA, GMRA, GMSLA, ISDA/FIA Client Cleared OTC Derivatives Addendum and Intermediation/Prime Brokerage Agreements.
* Create draft documentation using approved templates as requested and as required to support the global trading activities of SCB.
* Ensure adherence to the Banks documentation policies.
* Ensure the integrity of records by performing essential control functions (e.g., verification check in iCDMS; Four eyes check upon execution).
* To handle enquiries from customer both internally and externally.
* Ensure control and audit requirements are adhered to.
* Continuous review of all daily processes to improve the service provided and enhance controls.
* Assist with regularity reform projects, including repapering of margin reform compliant IM/VM CSAs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

* Negotiating and drafting bespoke and vanilla master agreements.
* Provide timely review of all ongoing documentation, following up outstanding files and documents - escalating items to senior management and relevant stakeholder, as required.
* Ensuring quality service standards to both internal and external customers and to maintain consistency of approach.
* Work closely with front office and credit to ensure all appropriate documentation is obtained/maintained.
* Maintain accuracy and update documentation and data storage system, iCDMS.
* Perform four eyes checks and complete pre execution checklist.
* Adhere to control and audit requirements by following the User's Guide and DOI's.
* Reinforce the Bank culture by collaborating with Credit/ Compliance and other appropriate areas to manage and deal with issues effectively.
* Support Here for Good

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Internal
* Business Line
* Legal & Compliance
* Credit/ Traded Credit Risk Management
* Credit Documentation Unit
* Collateral Management
* Operations
* Markets Operations Documentation (FMPlatform Data)
* CRC Operations
External
* Legal Counsel
* The Bank's clients
* Professional and Regulatory bodies

JOB REQUIREMENTS

* Knowledge of the Bank's policies and procedures in relation to Financial Markets documentation.
* Thorough understanding of the ISDA documentation framework.
* Understanding of other documentation relating to developing businesses in the Bank, i.e. GMRA, GMSLA, LME, etc.
* Familiarity with other departments roles and relationships within the banking organisation.
* Understanding of the diverse SCB culture given the global nature of the products and customer base.
* The ability to handle pressure and conflicting priorities.
* Knowledge of all new regulatory developments.

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