Sr Advisor, Legal and Regulatory

Dynamics of the Role
TransUnion is currently recruiting for a dynamic Senior Legal Advisor to provide group-wide specialist, relevant and quality legal advice and services to all TransUnion businesses. To identify long term risk exposure to support the business effort in managing and minimizing potential risk by interpreting and evaluating legal information including the drafting of related contracts

How You'll Contribute

1.Provision of business-focused legal services and assistance to the African operations of TransUnion Africa (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries, and assisting international head office based in Chicago;
2.Negotiation and drafting of agreements, proposals, tender documents and any other document of a legal/binding/potentially risk or cost intensive nature;
3.Management of litigation matters including settlement negotiations, instructions to attorneys to defend matters; mitigation of TransUnion's risk and costs exposure;
4.Provision of advice including assistance in respect of compliance, corporate investigations, including drafting of communications, review of preliminary and findings;
5.Representation of the entities at meetings with industry, regulatory and/or other bodies and management of any disputes receive from the various bodies;
6.Conducting and advising on general negotiations;
7.Review and final sign off on legal matters including commercial agreements, all new product development and legal related matters;
8.Review and legal sign off on external communications; and
9.Relationship management, training and reporting.

What You'll Bring
•We are looking for a minimum LLB Degree with at least six to seven years post-qualification experience.
•General commercial and legal experience at a large commercial law firm or corporation within a highly regulated industry.
•Experience in the following areas of law is necessary:
◦Consumer protection and privacy law, NCA, intellectual property, technology, e-commerce privacy, credit reporting law, and Sarbanes-Oxley.
◦Extensive complex contract negotiation and drafting experience and dispute resolution skills.
◦Ability to handle multiple complex tasks and priorities continuously.
◦Critical strategic thinking skills, ability to rapidly assess issues and associated risk and ability to make critical decisions in a fast paced environment are essential.
◦Ability to read, interpret, and understand documents such as laws, business documents, system documents, company policies, and procedures.
◦Ability to work in a team environment and with peers and management on all levels of the organization.
◦Proven ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
◦Strong written, verbal and negotiating skills as well as interface effectively with all levels of management and present a fitting corporate image to the press and public. This position requires travel.
◦Proficient in MS Office.

What We Offer

We aim high - and are reaching for new heights every day. This is a terrific time to join our team as we build on our commitment to integrity, service, reliability and innovation. These values stand behind the decisions we make every day, as well as our relationships at work and with the customers we serve. We believe in the power to achieve and are taking it in bold new directions.

Who We Are

A global leader in credit information and information management services, TransUnion gives businesses, consumers and the global community the power to achieve their goals. Businesses count on us to better manage risk and customer relationships. Consumers are able to better manage credit to achieve their financial goals. And in communities around the world we help build strong economies and give people the power to achieve their dreams.

Exceptional opportunities are coming as we build on this strong foundation. Our ambitious growth strategy includes substantial new investment worldwide, a wide range of new solutions to help our customers succeed like never before, and new ideas for expanding our reach in every part of our dynamic and fast-moving industry. We're on an exciting journey and you can be a part of it.

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