Head of Legal and Compliance

Job Description

As a world leader in developing and producing the most advanced engineering technologies, Siemens improves lives and further human achievements worldwide, while also protecting the climate – all thanks to our employees. 
We are looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow and to make a difference.
Siemens Legal & Compliance (“LC”) supports the operating businesses and the company’s corporate functions in all aspects of legal and compliance relevant topics. 
We are recruiting for the role of Head of Legal and Compliance  for the Siemens Financial Services (“SFS”) business in Türkiye.

What you need to make real what matters.
• Fully qualified lawyer, admitted to a Turkish Bar, with excellent Turkish, European or other academic credentials. 
• At least eight years of professional experience where you have held different compliance and legal positions within Siemens or an equivalent position in international law firms or legal departments of other multinational companies.
• Expertise in finance, leasing and banking laws and regulations (especially in the Turkish leasing sector and Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency) as well as knowledge in “regulated company” rules and corporate, commercial, data protection, BRSA IT regulations and anti-money laundering laws.
• High level of ethical behavior and integrity with character consistent with Siemens values.
• Contract, claim and enforcement management know-how ideally in the finance sector.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills supporting the ability to explain complex compliance and legal matters and to effectively solve complex issues as well as complimenting strong negotiation and drafting experience.
• High level of proficiency in verbal and written English and Turkish and ability to work collaboratively within the Siemens global team.
• Business minded team player with a hands-on mentality and collegial personality who is result-oriented, self-motivated, and able to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic corporate environment.

What are your responsibilities?
• Advise on all compliance and legal matters of Siemens Finansal Kiralama A. Ş. in Türkiye incl. corporate law topics and engage with the business to build credibility and trust.
• Responsibility for the sustainable implementation of the global Siemens Compliance System, with the goal of minimizing compliance risks and taking measures to avoid, detect and respond to potential risks.
• First contact and responsible for any communication with the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BRSA) and the Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) .
• Supporting management in its responsibility for compliance to strengthen the corporate culture based on integrity and ethics.
• While reporting to the Compliance Officer of SFS COF at Head Quarters and to the General Legal Counsel of Siemens Sanayi ve Ticaret A. Ş. in Türkiye, act as Business Partner to the Senior Management of Siemens Finansal Kiralama A. Ş.
• Implement legal policies, procedures, guidelines and controls to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations, both local and global.
• Monitor and implement the Legal & Compliance framework within Siemens Finansal Kiralama A. Ş. and perform company’s compliance risk assessments, due diligences, screenings, reporting and Compliance case/tool recording.
• As AML Compliance Officer,  manage and lead  anti-money laundering regulations and related activities including all reporting requirements under the Turkish AML Act .
• Provide business-oriented legal solutions and advice to business to facilitate the business goals and objectives, especially drafting, reviewing and negotiation of all legal documents and transactional support.
• Handle disputes, actual and threatened litigations as well as claim management matters to mitigate risks.
• Liaise with and supervise external legal counsels.
• Conduct or facilitate in-house legal and compliance trainings.
• Daily follow-up and share up-to-date knowledge of Turkish and/or applicable global legislative and regulatory developments.
• Fully integrate into and actively contribute towards the success of the global LC organization at Siemens.

“At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow‘s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

As Siemens, we believe physical barriers are not related to potential. Only the potential matters to us. Therefore, we look forward to receive applications of candidates with physical barriers and chronic illnesses. We support healthy relationships between candidates with barriers and their colleagues because we believe we can create differences together.

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuating diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of you ability as we will use the data to review your suitability to the role.

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If you need more information please don't hesitate to contact us.

+90 216 459 20 00

Organization: Siemens Financial Services

Company: Siemens Finansal Kiralama A.S.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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