Legal & Compliance Manager (m/f/d) in Frankfurt

For our client, one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world, we are looking for the office in Frankfurt for a

Legal & Compliance Manager (m/f/d)

Ihre Aufgaben

Main activities and tasks:
Reporting directly to the Head of Funds Operations and Finance in Germany, with a functional report to the General Counsel Europe and the Compliance Institutional Officer you will provide:
1. Legal and secretarial support to Germany based funds and companies with following main responsibilities:

  • Support the team in Germany in all legal matters
  • Identify all local legal requirements / procedure implementation
  • Manage statutory publication/registration as requested by law
  • Develop standardized policies and procedures for the Legal Function in line with company strategy, working closely with the General Counsel Europe
  • Study and address the impact of applicable laws/regulations and highlight any legal risk and recommend action plans
  • Monitor and control adherence to the company’s legal, policies and procedures
  • Conduct regular training on ongoing relevant Legal aspects to all employees
  • Maintain and update the company files (articles of association, minutes, registers of shareholders and/or bondholders, entry in the commercial register, contracts, etc)
  • Together with external legal advisors as appropriate, advice on legal future funds
  • Collect legal information of managed companies German and international subsidiaries of the German Funds
  • Support the General Counsel Europe in order to elaborate the panel of German Lawyers
    allowed to work with the company
  • Oversee and monitor services provided by external legal service providers and third party
  • Establish agreements with service providers, etc.
  • Assist internal investment, management and operational teams in deal execution and to
    assist on client facing issues as necessary
  • Responsible for reporting any risks identified within transactions in particulars, to the General Counsel Europe


  • Make sure that the entity complies with GERMAN regulations and handles regulatory issues and relationships with financial authorities (BAFIN…)
  • Study and address the impact of applicable regulations and highlight any compliance risk and recommend and/or implement action plans
  • Ensure that guidelines / procedures and Enterprise Compliance Program are duly implemented within the company
  • Develop local rules and procedures regarding compliance with laws, regulations and group policies, including ethics, conflicts of interest, risks of misconduct and fraud, AML, bribery, outsourcing …
  • Review and control all operational procedures and policies and ensure that these processes comply with applicable regulations
  • Prepare regulatory and internal reports to Managing Directors, Supervisory Board, …
  • Manage and prepare Risks and Compliance Committees
  • Sets-up training programs on compliance and monitor their deliveries
  • Internal controls
  • Carry out internal controls (Permanent Control Plan).
  • Prepare regulatory and internal reports on internal controls and summarizes the findings and remediation plans,
  • Assist in the carrying – out of internal audits
  • Ensure the follow up of the progress of implementation of recommendations regarding Shareholders Audits and Internal controls.
  • Operational risks management
  • Report all operational errors and incidents regarding operational risks to Managing Directors
  • Collect reports and follows up all process implemented in order to improve the operational risk management and ensures that remediation plans are fully implemented
  • Review regularly risk management process in relation with the Risk Manager

Ihr Profil


  • 5++ years of experience in a Legal/Compliance real estate department
  • University degree in law or business administration
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of risk and compliance control arrangements
  • Ability to manage risk, compliance and control activities in a financial institution
  • Bilingual German/English, French would be a plus

Bei Interesse an dieser Position, freuen wir uns über die Zusendung Ihrer vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen, vorzugsweise per E-Mail, inklusive Ihrer Gehaltsvorstellung und Ihres möglichen Eintrittstermins.

Ansprechpartner für diese Position ist Herr Markus Feichtmeier.


International Recruitment Company Germany GmbH

Löwengrube 10
80333 München

Telefon: + 49 89 99 01 84 – 90
Telefax: + 49 89 99 01 84 – 91

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