Mobile Financial Services : Regulatory and Legal Expert - Tigo Money
Country : Panama
Responsibilities : Reports To :
Reports To :
Head of Finance and Operations
Direct Reports :
Regulatory & Legal Senior Analyst
Regional MFS Team, countries’ local regulatory and legal , group regulatory and legal teams.
Define and manage the regulatory and legal strategy and lead the agenda across all countries working actively and coordinated with Group Regulatory team.
Own the regulatory mapping and the risk assessment
Elaborate and coordinate crisis management & corporate communication strategy for MFS
Advise the company's management team proactively on potential risks and legal aspects of the MFS strategy.
Monitor the regulatory, judicial and extrajudicial events that can impact on the business
Coordinate and review the elaboration of contracts, partnerships, agreements, due diligence process and other formal requirements to set up and ensure the correct documentation & formalization, protecting company reputation and benefits, in accordance with the legal framework and the regulations / policies and procedures in force.
Coordinate and work with countries' teams to develop the policies and procedures regarding Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (AML), EKYC and Data Privacy
Influence key executives, partners & other actors (Governments, regulatory institutions, multilateral organism, etc.) to support significant change
Legislative international environment knowledge, especially regarding financial and fintech institutions.
Proven knowledge regarding contractual and commercial processes, legal proceedings and litigation management
Proven knowledge regarding prevention of money and asset laundering.
Exceptional ability to analyze different regulatory and legal environments, propose and articulate the best solutions and actions in order to ensure the business strategy execution across all countries
Experience managing crisis & communication management frameworks and plans, protecting corporate image and reputation.
Best in class communication across all different org levels and stakeholders
Strategic problem solver with the ability to transform goals into meaningful plans
Knack for coordinating multiple teams towards achieving a common goal
Maintain balance between attention to detail and swift execution
Legal degree or similar
AML certification is a plus
Desired Professional Experience
6-8 years of relevant experience with a mix of strategy and operating roles
Experience in telco, financial institutions, fintech or leading management consulting firm, with work within technology companies strongly preferred
Financial services partnerships experience and network
Experience working multidisciplinary teams with background in business strategy, legal, communication, products and commercial.
Company alignment & integrity