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Conflicts Management Coordinator (Progression Opp / £23k)

Job Description

VANRATH are assisting a multinational law firm with the recruitment of a Conflicts Management Coordinator. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to develop and progress within a global organisation that places immense value on their staff.

Undergraduate degree or relevant risk and/or compliance experience in a corporate setting, is the key requirement for this role. Excellent opportunity to develop and progress within a global firm.

This is a Permanent Full-Time Position. Initially this role will be working from home based.

Salary

£21,000 - £23,000 + Fantastic Benefit Package from Global Firm

Responsibilities:

  • Provide all aspects of support to the Firm, Partners and offices with regard to conflicts management
  • Assist and review all information submitted on Conflicts Management Requests (CMR) for accuracy and completeness, ensuring that all required information has been provided and is accurate
  • Identify and analyse all potential conflicts of interest and propose concise resolutions to Firm Attorneys in order to clear these conflicts in accordance with professional responsibility obligations and Firm policy
  • Advance the clearance of conflicts of interest by directly communicating with Firm Partners
  • Obtain waiver letters from Partners and clients when made necessary by jurisdictional guidelines, in order to facilitate New Business Intake (NBI) while protecting client relationships and the Firm's business interests
  • Maintain detailed records on all aspects of the conflicts management process for internal documentation and audit purposes
  • Adhere to all Firm policies regarding conflicts of interest and escalate issues to Management and the Director of Responsibility, when appropriate
  • Process CMRs within the agreed Service Level Agreement
  • Engage and collaborate with team members through the presentation of ideas and recommendations regarding best practice, continuous improvement, departmental processes, policies and procedures
  • Provide support and assistance on important team projects and initiatives, when required

Ideal Person:

  • Undergraduate degree or relevant risk and/or compliance experience in a corporate setting.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and online research tools
  • Ability to make effective, accurate decisions, judgement calls and reliable recommendations with support from team members and Management, where necessary
  • Professionalism and the ability to influence in a positive manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive customer service oriented attitude
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with team members locally and across other Centers

For further information on this opportunity, or any other position in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves in the strictest confidence.

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