At Bondora, our mission is clear: to empower people to enjoy life more, all while alleviating the stress of managing finances. With a foundation laid in 2008, proudly serving a diverse community of over 1 million customers for an impressive 16 years.

As a rapidly growing financial technology company, we’re reaching new heights with a bold vision. We’re set to acquire a banking license, unlocking a world of possibilities for our customers. Our sights are set on achieving a valuation target of 1 billion by 2026, and we’re expanding our footprint to 11 new countries.

Join us on this journey and let’s build the future of finance together!

What is this role about? 

Are you an experienced legal professional with a background in credit or lending businesses, ready to take on the challenge of leading legal operations in our Expansions team? Bondora is seeking a dynamic individual to join us in our mission to expand into new markets and drive our global growth. As the Head of Legal for our New Markets team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our entry into new markets 

Your tasks: 

  • Map out the legal framework and market entry requirements for new markets. 
  • Select and communicate with legal partners to facilitate market entry processes. 
  • Lead licensing processes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. 
  • Identify opportunities to adapt our business model to local regulations. 
  • Prepare all necessary documentation for commencing business operations in new markets. 
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, including FSA rules, across Bondora Group companies.

What would ensure success in this role?

  • At least 3 years of experience in a credit or lending company in a senior legal position 
  • Proven experience working cross-jurisdictionally, ideally including markets such as Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark, or Spain (at least one).  
  • Preferably, a background of at least two years in a law bureau. 
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English 

What can you expect at Bondora? 

  • Contribute to Bondora’s ambitious goal of reaching 1BN in revenue by the end of 2026. Your skills and efforts will directly impact our growth trajectory and shape the future of our company.
  • Our employees deserve the best. We recognize our people with a competitive salary and a generous benefits package (5 weeks of vacation, private healthcare compensation, hobby grant, mental healthcare support, share options and much more!)
  • We provide an environment that encourages your personal and professional growth. As we constantly evolve and innovate, you’ll have endless opportunities (and budget) to expand your skills and skyrocket your career.

The next steps

If you have the guts, ideas, and a team vision, the sky's the limit! Together, we will redefine the fintech industry and create something truly remarkable. 

Our hiring process: 

  • Complete our Alva assessments
  • Meet Saskia, our Talent Acquisition Partner: Your first interview with Saskia will give you the chance to share your experiences and aspirations. 
  • Meet with our COO, Liisi, to showcase your knowledge in the legal field 
  • Complete a Fontes workshop, to highlight your strengths as a leader
  • Meet with internal stakeholders
  • Meet with our CEO, Pärtel, to discuss Bondora's vision and plans
  • The celebration begins: If the stars align, receive an offer to join the Bondora team! 

 

Join our team of Bondorians, and let's make it happen!

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