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Manager, Legal Operations, LRC Office



Legal, Operations
Hong Kong
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023
Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments and banking infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all in one single platform.
Established in 2015, our purpose is to connect entrepreneurs, business builders, makers and creators with opportunities in every corner of the world. Today, Airwallex has a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.
Reporting to the LRC (Legal, Risk and Compliance), Chief of Staff, you’ll be responsible for working closely with the CLRO to drive key strategic, operations and efficiency initiatives and projects across the group globally. You are a self-starter and independent thinker with exceptional analytical, operational and communication skills, capable of handling highly sensitive and confidential information while supporting a rapidly changing organisation. You are a professional with adaptability and aptitude for planning and implementing structure and direction for operational and project work alike. You are about to navigate the complexities of achieving success working cross legal, compliance, risk and licence functions and in multinational environments to land business objectives and strategic initiatives. Committed to the success of the LRC office.

What you'll be doing:

  • Facilitate and manage selected cross-functional deep-dives and special projects on business gaps/cases issued by the CLRO, automation, organisational effectiveness, and roadmap delivery
  • Manage cross-functional stakeholders to ensure they are well-informed of their roles in each project, negotiate timelines and ensure timely completion of deliverables
  • Prepare and update materials for quarterly planning and related activities, highlighting progress towards goals, key risks and dependencies
  • Be a sounding board to working-level project teams and/or stakeholders with objectives to resolve inefficiencies and roadblocks, and to keep the projects against their agreed timelines
  • Project management of key cross-domain initiatives to support the global program and its initiatives across all LRC matters
  • Assist in data analytics capabilities for the LRC team to drive efficiencies
  • Performing analysis and reporting including cost modelling and headcount
  • Overall, be a part of the team to drive operations effectiveness, efficiencies and initiatives across the LRC functions as we grow globally.

What you’ll bring:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience, preferably with a fast-growing tech startup or top-tier strategy/management consulting or in-house legal operations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills essential
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Self-starter that can identify and prioritise opportunities to focus on
  • Organised and efficient in managing projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Technology, financial services and/or experience in a high-growth environment are advantageous
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Airwallex. At Airwallex you’ll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. You’ll be offered a competitive salary and we also like to ensure we create the best environment for our people by providing a collaborative open office space with a fully stocked kitchen. We organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and we give our people the freedom to be creative.