Senior Legal and Compliance Officer

  • Full time
  • Luqa, Malta, Level 1, Skyparks Business Centre, Malta International Airport, LUQA LQA4000 View on Map
  • @Lidion Bank PLC posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : May 2, 2024 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: €30,000.00 - €35,000.00 / Yearly

Job Description

Senior Legal and Compliance Officer Job Vacancy

The Senior Legal and Compliance Officer will report to the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

The Role:

The Senior Officer will provide advanced support to the Legal and Compliance department, contributing to the management and enhancement of the company’s legal and regulatory framework. This position demands a proactive approach to upholding the company’s legal and regulatory integrity.

Senior Legal and Compliance Officer Requirements

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and a high level of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Strong ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within a team; highly organized and analytical.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with legal and compliance software tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of Company Law and banking regulatory compliance frameworks.
  • Strong independent work ethic, exceptional time management skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.‍

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Legal and Compliance role, preferably within a senior position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Compliance, or a related field; advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., JD, LLB, LLM, CCEP) is highly preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of legal principles, regulatory standards, and best practices in compliance management.
  • Proven research and analytical skills, capable of interpreting complex legal regulations and applying them effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of preparing detailed legal documents and reports.
  • Experience within Credit or Financial Institutions highly desirable, with a thorough understanding of sector-specific regulations and compliance challenges.

Senior Legal and Compliance Officer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure company compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct in-depth legal and regulatory research and analysis to assist the Legal and Compliance team in making well-informed decisions.
  • Coordinate and oversee the preparation and submission of regulatory filings and responses.
  • Review and analyze due diligence documentation and processes to ensure thorough vetting and compliance.
  • Manage the regulatory calendar, ensuring timely updates and compliance with all regulatory deadlines and requirements;
  • Assist in customer reviews;
  • Ensure the accurate and up-to-date maintenance of all legal and compliance records, documents, correspondence, and reports, implementing efficient organizational and retrieval systems.


Lidion Bank’s Employee-Centric Benefits Scheme provides a personalized annual package, encompassing gym memberships, parking, food plans, mobile expenses, various insurances, and travel. It also includes unique perks like hobby contributions, paid volunteer days, and pet care, all designed to offer meaningful benefits to every team member.

Personal Development

Each member of the Lidion Bank team has the opportunity to access Udemy Business entirely free of charge. This initiative underscores Lidion Bank’s commitment to fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth. Recognizing the importance of ongoing education, Lidion Bank also allows specific hours every month for employees to explore the range of courses that are not just directly related to their current roles but also those that align with their career and personal aspirations.

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