Senior Documentation Manager

Posted 07 February 2024
SalaryMarket Competitive
LocationNew South Wales
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLegal, Risk & Compliance

Job description

  • Create, negotiate, and finalise documentation for Global Financial Markets
  • Report to Head Counsel, Transactions
  • Strong commitment to employees, clients and the community

Client Details

 Our client is a large financial institution providing an extensive array of services encompassing retail and corporate banking, asset management, investment banking, and insurance. With a primary focus on catering to rural and agribusiness customers in Australia and beyond, their operations extend internationally. What sets them apart is their clear sense of purpose, aligning their efforts with a commitment to serving the needs of their clientele.


The Senior Documentation Manager role is integral in overseeing the formulation, negotiation, and completion of Global Financial Markets (GFM) documentation.
Key responsibilities:
  • Support the Head Counsel, Transactions Legal, and the Lead Markets Documentation Manager in delivering top-tier legal services to stakeholders as needed.
  • Provide counsel and aid to GFM Operations concerning Confirmations and other associated documents and matters upon request.
  • Evaluate trust deeds, constitutions, and statutory instruments to ensure the presence of adequate authority for engaging in derivative transactions.
  • Assist in upholding local manuals, policies, and procedures from a legal standpoint related to standard Global Financial Markets (GFM) documentation, as needed.
  • Verify compliance with the pertinent legal stipulations mandated by regulatory authorities such as ASIC, RBA, and APRA.


  • 4+ years’ experience within a financial institution.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial markets documentation development.
  • Comprehensive understanding and expertise in the GFM space.
  • Ability to recognise and address customer needs with a proactive and customer-centric approach, aimed at enhancing service provision and delivering customer value.
  • Practical knowledge of banking products, systems, risk management, and lending processes and procedures.

This is an interesting opportunity to join  a growing team. To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665.