Senior Manager / AGM: Legal & Compliance

Senior Manager / AGM: Legal & Compliance
  • Full Time
  • Chennai

Krea University

Job title: Senior Manager / AGM: Legal & Compliance

Department: Finance

Work Location: Chennai

Experience:  must have minimum of 12 to 15 years of experience in this domain having worked in an Org with Revenues of Rs. 100 to Rs. 200 Cr minimum in a manufacturing / service industry or Not for Profit Org / Trust.

Educational Qualification: Qualified Legal professional preferably with Company Secretary qualification.

Reporting to: Director / Manager – Academic Administration

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary: As per Institution standard

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • The Resource would review all the MOUs to be executed with donors, vendors, lessors, other service providers, bankers and other stakeholders.
  • The Resource would ensure all the terms & conditions in the MOUs protect the interest of the Organization [KREA / IFMR] and that the Org is not exposed to risks and liabilities which can be identified in the normal course.
  • Discuss with the stakeholders and 3rd parties to finalize the Agreements / Contracts / MOUs till sign-off stage and maintain a repository of all such agreements executed.
  • Liaise with legal firms or attorneys on all legal matters and provide inputs to defend the Org.
  • Identify all the Statutes and legislations which KREA & IFMR has to comply with on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis and this would include direct & indirect tax laws, FCRA Compliance & HR related laws as well. Prepare a checklist under each Law or Statute and ensure adherence / compliance.
  • The Resource will compile an SOP which will have the key compliance measures / requirements to adhere with and make sure the document is well understood by all for adherence without any exception.
  • The Resource will draw the key compliance requirements of each Statute and track the same on monthly frequency and publish a dash-board. The said dash-board will be presented to the GC and the Board of respective entity every quarter and in all such meetings.  Actions pending for implementation with timelines for completion would be displayed distinctly.
  • Maintain a risk register of all such high and medium rated risks relevant from statutory compliance perspective, and identify and put in place mitigating factors to minimize the risk or exposure.

Skills Required:

  • Good working knowledge of all the Statutes.
  • Drafting skills, review of MOUs / Agreements till finalization.
  • Good communication and writing skills, agile and energetic.
  • Willingness to learn and continuous upgrade of relevant skills.

Interested candidates mail us at[email protected]


Note : Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Krea is an equal opportunities employer. Remuneration will be competitive with Indian non-profit pay scales and will depend upon the candidate’s experience levels and the overall organization’s salary structure.