HQLAᵡ - LEGAL COUNSEL

Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a Legal Counsel to help oversee the legal management of the HQLAᵡ business, which is building a new collateral exchange platform using distributed ledger (‘blockchain’) technology to digitise baskets of assets and create a standardised token lending marketplace to help market participants redistribute liquidity more effectively and more cost efficiently. The Legal Counsel will liaise with the Senior Management Team, and will assume a hands-on role with responsibility for the day-to-day legal operations of the company.

HQLAX  is a partnership of financial market veterans focused on providing corporate and bank treasurers with a cost effective, standardised, transparent and scalable market solution to transfer liquidity more efficiently.

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The Legal Counsel position is critical to the success of the HQLAᵡ  platform. Located in Luxembourg, the position requires strong experience in various areas of business law, including contract law, corporate law, competition law, intellectual property, employment law, litigations, etc…

The successful candidate will serve as the primary lawyer for HQLAᵡ responsible for advising the business on a day-to-day basis on a broad range of corporate, commercial, regulatory aspects, including resolving issues which may arise in both existing and new commercial relationships.

The Legal Counsel is likely to have worked in both banking and startup environments, be comfortable with ambiguity, have impeccable character, be a “player and a coach”, be strictly non-political, and be passionate about building commercially successful solutions.

The successful candidate will be accountable for all legal matters related to the operations of HQLAᵡ , and will be a talented, professional and experienced individual, capable of managing a diverse list of tasks. This role involves liaising with HQLAX business functions, legal departments of HQLAᵡ  partner companies, as well as where appropriate external legal services providers.

HQLAᵡ  is a growing company and as such is constantly looking for the next opportunity and therefore ensures that all ideas are welcome.

HQLAᵡ  has offices in both Luxembourg and Zug. This opportunity exists in Luxembourg, but from time to time may require travel to other cities mostly in Europe.

Attractive and competitive benefits package included.

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal support (legal added value) such as legal advice, drafting contracts, and negotiation with both customers and service providers, related to the operations of the HQLAᵡ  business
  • Join internal business meetings and, when appropriate, negotiation with third parties
  • Provide legal support for the development of client solutions and business relationships
  • Drive services provided by external law firms
  • Follow current and future business issues or opportunities and proactively propose legal approaches and input to be put in place to support those business opportunities
  • Preparation / negotiation of customer contracts
  • Preparation / negotiation of service agreements
  • Stay up-to-date on regulatory and law changes
  • Application of AML and compliance procedures
  • Negotiate with group clients, suppliers, as well as authorities
  • Identify, develop and deliver legal trainings to the business as required
  • Understand regulation, legislation and industry developments and how they will impact the business
  • Organization of meetings (with clients, board, shareholders, intermediaries, legal counsel, notaries, …) including minutes where appropriate
  • Organizing, advising and assisting with the overall corporate structure of the company
  • Preparation of proxies
  • Maintain the register of shareholders
  • Perform ad hoc legal tasks like review and preparation of relative simple legal documents where no consultation is needed from an expert legal counsel e.g. loans, share transfers, POA’s, resolutions to amend the articles of association and the process thereof
  • Provide general legal advice on applicable laws and regulations and on all company policies and guidelines (Compliance, Privacy)
  • Prepare and provide assistance in the preparation of notarial deeds (increase / decrease of share capital, dissolution, liquidation, etc …)
  • Manage and keep up to date legal documents

Qualifications

  • Master degree in Law (e.g. Business law)
  • Obtained relevant experience of minimum 10 years as Company lawyer or in a Law Firm based in Luxembourg; experience in the industry would be an asset
  • Strong experience in various basic areas of business law (contract law, corporate law, competition law, intellectual property, insurance, labor law, litigations, etc)
  • Fluent in English and French (spoken and written)
  • Beyond the legal theoretical knowledge, have strong ability to understand the business, technical and financial aspects of strategic projects
  • Experience in previous roles of developing smart legal structuring and strategic solutions, clearly contributing to generate added value
  • Pragmatic in approach and business solution oriented
  • A self-starter and somebody that is willing roll up sleeves to help HQLAᵡ  achieve its goals
  • Curious, creative, and proactive in proposing new ideas to deliver even more added value to the company
  • Dynamic, proactive, highly organized and detail-orientated with a client focus
  • Thrives in a dynamic, challenging environment; able to adapt easily to change
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and influence
  • Committed, enthusiastic and able to use initiative to help drive the business forward
  • Analytical mind with attention for quality
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, as well as demonstrated proficiency in working closely with and advising senior executives of an organization
  • A team player who can work independently as well
  • Ability to build effective relationships

More information on HQLAᵡ  is available here: www.hqla-x.com

If you are interested in this role, please contact careers@hqla-x.com

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ALGOREG - Junior Business Developer (M/F)

Description

We are seeking a highly motivated Junior Business Developer for whom the sky’s the limit!

Algoreg is a global RegTech company based in Luxembourg. We have developed innovative KYC solutions to help companies meet their regulatory obligations. You will be responsible for growing the business and reaching targets in Europe and beyond!

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Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Generate & qualify a high volume of leads through cold calling and emails.
  • Schedule and conduct e-meetings with prospects & clients.
  • Manage prospects/clients portfolios through a CRM on a daily basis.
  • Provide daily updates on prospecting efforts to management.
  • Conduct market analysis on relevant industries and competitors.
  • Collaborate with Tech/Product/Marketing teams to strengthen product offering.

Candidate Qualifications

  • First experience in business and sales
  • Secondary studies in a business-related field (min. Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Resourceful, dedicated and autonomous individual
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Fluent in English and French - German considered a plus
  • Experienced in using a CRM system will be considered a plus
  • Knowledgeable in the FinTech/RegTech ecosystem will be considered a plus
  • Savvy in Microsoft Office suite Strong organisational skills

What we offer

Competitive based pay and aggressive career progression
Great work experience in a promising and fast-growing environment Fruit box, unlimited coffee and regular socials gatherings

Send your CV and cover letter to: sales@algoreg.com

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LHoFT - Programmes Manager (F/M)

Description

The Programmes Manager will report to the Head of Ecosystem and Partnerships but will work closely with the whole team at the LHoFT, particularly the Projects team. They will be in charge of a variety of programmes related to, but not limited to, startup bootcamps, funding schemes, university partnerships and industry recruitment programmes. They will plan and execute the programmes and will be responsible for their success. They will work with 3rd party institutions and government departments to follow-up on action items and issues, maintain project progress reporting and the preparation of supporting documentation. 

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and to drive real change in financial services.

The responsibilities are as follows:

  • • Working with the LHoFT team and relevant 3rdparties to define the objectives, success criteria, strategy and plan for programmes
  • • Taking responsibility for the execution of programme plans, coordinating across all relevant stakeholders to ensure success criteria are met
  • • Agreeing with and then reporting and achieving appropriate KPIs to the Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships
  • • Working with the Marketing team to raise awareness of programmes, be it for sponsorship, applications or other 
  • • Working with the Marketing team to ensure effective event management where required
  • • Working with the Projects team to ensure effective coordination and reporting of programmes
  • • Travel, as required and when appropriate, to meet with programme partners, stakeholders and sponsors to reasonably add value to the delivery of programmes
  • • Contribute to the development of the LHoFT’s unique propositions and differentiators by acting as a voice for our foundation, sifting through requests and ideas to prioritise strategically and appropriately so as to make wise recommendations
  • • Fostering cooperation between the broader Luxembourg ecosystem and relevant programme stakeholders 
  • • Identifying and subscribing appropriate programme stakeholders be it through our existing relationships or by fostering new relationships
  • • Protecting the LHoFT brand and identity, ensuring consistency across all external touchpoints
  • • Project management tasks such as:

- Project administration 
- Prepare project meetings
- Prepare and maintain project plans
- Liaison with task owners for status and issue management 
- Creation and update of project documentation
- Data collection
- Consistent filing/reporting of project documents

  • • To be a conscientious and respectful team player, working closely with the LHoFT team to achieve business objectives. 
  • • To seek help as and when needed, to be open to input, to be transparent, to find solutions rather than issues, to manage business risk, to treat others as you would want to be treated yourself.
 

The person we are looking for will likely have the following attributes:

  • • Bachelor degree in economics, business or IT is an advantage
  • • A knowledge of, or at least an enthusiasm, for Fintech
  • • Knowledge of project management methods
  • • Ability to multi-task and manage a range of projects
  • • Agility – ability to attend to new priorities quickly as required
  • • Analytical and diligent
  • • Demonstrable influencing capability, social, able to get along with a wide variety of people and know how to position a case to get tasks done
  • • Willing to learn (technologies, methods ...) and develop new competencies 
  • • Creativity, both in ideas and execution
  • • Organised and level headed, not prone to panic or to over-react but able to assess, plan actions and implement in a constructive and logical way
  • • Confidence to be autonomous 
  • • Demonstrable execution capabilities 
  • • Excellent writing skills
  • • Fluency in English and French, both oral and written, Luxembourgish and German would be an advantage

Please send your CV and a brief covering email (explaining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are the right person to perform it) to jobs@lhoft.lu

 

What is the LHoFT?
The LHoFT Foundation is a public – private sector initiative that drives technology innovation for Luxembourg’s Financial Services industry, connecting the domestic and international FinTech community to develop solutions that shape the world of tomorrow.

The LHoFT connects with and creates value for the entire Luxembourg financial ecosystem; financial institutions, Fintech startups & trailblazers, IT industry, research and academia as well as the regulatory and public authorities.

Its founding private sector partners are: BGL BNP Paribas, Clearstream (Deutsche Börse Group), BCEE, Deloitte, Foyer Group, KPMG, POST Luxembourg, Six Payment Services, PwC, Société Générale, Telindus (Proximus Group), State Street and Temenos.

The other partners of the initiative are the Government of Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, the City of Luxembourg and the University of Luxembourg.

The LHoFT offers an exciting, fun and energizing work environment, interacting with many different stakeholders from financial services, government, advisory and legal firms, as well as international and domestic entrepreneurs. The selected candidate will work at the ground-breaking House of Startups in the LHoFT offices, where no day is ever quite the same. Fulfilment and achievement are part of daily life and core to the LHoFT’s values.

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Crosslend - Working Student in Business Development/ Intern in BD (m/f)

Description

CrossLend is a digital debt marketplace with a mission to make the European lending and investment ecosystem more efficient, transparent and profitable. By means of an innovative securitisation solution, CrossLend seamlessly connects originator supply with institutional investor demand, creating beneficial opportunities for both.

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Working Student in Business Development/ Intern in BD (m/f) About your role

  • - Supporting the operations of the Business Development team
  • - Adapting to different tasks from day to day – from research and analysis to the creation
  •   and refinement of business presentations
  • - Managing data with our CRM, entering contacts, organisations and activities
  • - Communication support, including organising participation at conferences and trade fairs
  • - (Performing administrative tasks (documenting and archiving paperwork), working closely
  •    with the compliance department)

About your profile

  • - Bachelor or Master's student in Business / Economics
  • - Excellent command of English
  • - Meticulous worker with a strong eye for detail; creative and self­motivated
  • - Experienced user of the Microsoft Office programs
  • - Understanding of and interest in financial services a plus
  • - Available 15­20 h/week (flexible hours)

Benefits:

  • - Join CrossLend ́s second office in the Grand Duchy overlooking the Petrus Valley in the centre of town
  • - Regular team lunches and offsites with the team
  • - Possibility of regular travel to our Berlin office
  • - Concrete learning and development opportunities and the chance to independently drive
  •   your area of responsibility and further grow the role

Contact:


Marjorie Guerrero marjorie.guerrero@crosslend.com www.crosslend.com

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Finance Operations Agent

Description

At ONPEX, our mission is to become the leading platform to manage currencies, assets and smart contracts in the digital economy. We are a fast-growing technology company in the exciting and constantly evolving Fintech space. We are looking for independent, creative problem solvers to join our team as we disrupt banking!

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YOUR JOB

  • - Daily accounts and transactions reconciliation
  • - Investigation on transactions issues
  • - Liaising with correspondent banks and internal departments to solve issues
  • - Answer clients’ queries on transactions and balances
  • - Manage incoming and outgoing SWIFT messages
  • - Prepare data and statistics for accounting and reporting purposes

YOUR SKILLS

  • - Bachelor in Finance or Accounting
  • - First experience in a similar position
  • - Strong knowledge of the banking and payment sector, including key notions such as NOSTRO
  • - accounts, SWIFT and SEPA
  • - Ability to work autonomously and take initiative
  • - Fluent in English (French or German is a plus)
  • - Team player mentality and effective organizational abilities along with a detail-oriented, proactive
  • - approach to work

OUR OFFER

  • - Become part of an exciting company at the forefront of Fintech innovation
  • - Discover new technologies and new means of payments
  • - Opportunity to gain a high degree of experience, responsibility and creativity and evolve with
  • ONPEX
  • - Productive start-up team with flat hierarchies and flexible working hours
  • - Attractive, performance-based salary for permanent positions
  • - Possibilities for internal or external trainings
  • - Modern work environment with start-up flair in the heart of Luxembourg

Sounds good? Do you share our values for teamwork, personal and professional growth and innovation?
Then we look forward to receiving your application in English as PDF file (career@onpex.com). Please include

  • - Job ID LH19FOA
  • - salary expectations
  • - preferred starting date
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Compliance Officer

Description

At ONPEX, our mission is to become the leading platform to manage currencies, assets and smart contracts in the digital economy. We are a fast-growing technology company in the exciting and constantly evolving Fintech space. We are looking for independent, creative problem solvers to join our team as we disrupt banking!

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YOUR JOB

  • - Responsible for daily compliance tasks
  • - Perform regular reviews and update all company policies
  • - Conduct and report the Compliance Monitoring Program
  • - Participate in improving company processes
  • - Support AML Team with ad hoc requests, including investigation and draft of STR/SAR
  • - Draft regular compliance reports for Management authorisation
  • - Follow different compliance evolutions and market trends keeping our company up-to-date
  • - Prepare and conduct multiple staff training

YOUR SKILLS

  • - Bachelor in Law and/or Finance (Master is a plus)
  • - M1 in Compliance from Luxembourg House of Training (M2 and/or M3 is a plus)
  • - 5+ years ́ experience in a relevant Compliance position
  • - Experience in Financial Technology
  • - Good knowledge of banking and payment sector
  • - Good knowledge of European and Luxembourg legislation
  • - Fluent in English (French or German is a plus)
  • - Team player mentality and effective organizational abilities along with a detail-oriented, proactive
  • - approach to work

OUR OFFER

  • - Become part of an exciting company at the forefront of Fintech innovation
  • - Discover new technologies and new means of payments
  • - Opportunity to gain a high degree of experience, responsibility and creativity and evolve with ONPEX
  • - Productive start-up team with flat hierarchies and flexible working hours
  • - Attractive, performance-based salary for permanent positions
  • - Possibilities for internal or external trainings
  • - Modern work environment with start-up flair in the heart of Luxembourg

Sounds good? Do you share our values for teamwork, personal and professional growth and innovation?
Then we look forward to receiving your application in English as PDF file (career@onpex.com). Please include

  • Job ID LH19CO
  • salary expectations
  • preferred starting date
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