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Senior Legal Counsel – Legal Sales Support (full-time)

Department

Robeco’s Global Legal Affairs department is responsible for handling all legal aspects of Robeco's international business and comprises of around 20 staff divided into 4 compact and focused teams (Investment Support, Sales Support, Corporate Support, Group Secretariat). In addition, member of the department is also one legal counsel based in Robeco’s Hong Kong office with responsibility for the Asia-Pacific region.

The Function

We are looking for a senior counsel in the Legal Sales Support team. The responsibilities of this team are focused on Robeco’s wholesale and institutional distribution, fiduciary management and individual discretionary management activities. The legal support if offered out of Robeco’s headquarters in Rotterdam and in close cooperation with Robeco’s sales force in Rotterdam and its foreign sales offices in France, Germany, the UK, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Dubai. In addition, the team supports the sales activities of Robeco’s subsidiaries in the US as well as all offerings made in various countries on a cross-border basis. Legal support in respect of Robeco’s Asia-Pacific sales activities are offered by local inhouse counsel out of Robeco’s Hong Kong affiliate but in close contact with the Rotterdam Legal sales Support team. Robeco is a pure play asset management company and manages over EUR 160 bln in assets. The Legal Sales Support team has a strong focus on enabling Robeco to service its customers in the best possible manner. This function is based in Robeco’s beautiful new state-of-the-art headquarters opposite Rotterdam Central station with excellent IT facilities. It is a truly international function in a highly competitive and result-oriented organization. To strengthen our team we are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel.

Requirements

You have thorough knowledge of and experience with the investment management industry and its regulation, fund structures and financial instruments, within a Dutch and international context. You are a solution-oriented team player but able to work independently if needed to deliver the desired results. You are client-oriented, flexible and hardworking. You have excellent communication skills in English, both in writing and orally.

Qualifications:

  • university law degree, in the Netherlands or elsewhere in the EU
  • knowledge of EU financial law (UCITS, AIFMD, MiFID 2)
  • at least 5-10 years’ work experience, preferably at an asset manager or specialized law firm
  • an international mindset and good drafting skills
  • a constructive and open personality, and excellent communication skills with colleagues and customers alike

We offer

A unique and dynamic working environment in the top of the industry. Our business is well positioned for growth supported by a focused strategy. The remuneration is attractive and at market level.

Application

You can send your resume and application letter with reference to vacancy number 110, to career@robeco.comFor more information on this position, please contact Michiel Prinsze, General Counsel, m.prinsze@robeco.nl, +31(0)6 22901205.

An assessment and integrity test forms part of the selection procedure.

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