Date: 19 February 2022

Deadline: 19 March 2022
Work conditions: Full time
Location: Baku
Head of Legal & Compliance
Role Description:
  • Provides legal advice to Board members and other members of management team
  • Able to drive local regulatory policy around fintech operations supporting company’s best interests
  • Interacts with Board, product teams and 3rd parties (incl. regulators) to ensure ongoing dialogue and risk control in day-to-day business in-line with company’s legal boundaries
  • Ensures legal and compliance expertise is managed and delivered efficiently


  • Developing and leading corporate legal strategy promoting and protecting the company's interests
  • Establishing compliance programs with clear standards and procedures ensuring its effective delivery, subsequently identifying and preventing non-compliance acts
  • Seeking solutions for resolution of legal and compliance issues within the framework of the legislation, advising board members and company management on legal and compliance topics
  • Supporting product teams ensuring product development is in-line with statutory requirements and company’s compliance program
  • Representation of company in the court and other official governmental entities and preparation of all the necessary associated documentation
  • Maintaining corporate interactions with the relevant local authority bodies and 3rd parties as part of day-to-day business on legal and compliance matters
  • Preparation and registration of legal documents as needed
  • Review and examination from legal point of view of company documentation and contracts with 3rd parties
  • Managing a team of legal and compliance officers
  • Ensuring proper systematization and archiving of legal documentation
  • 5+ years of managerial experience in the field of banking/financial institutions
  • Higher legal education
  • Excellent knowledge of legal acts of the Republic of Azerbaijan (incl. but not limited to civil, civil-procedural, administrative, labor and tax laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Written and oral Russian and English (upper intermediate); Azerbaijani is a must
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