Legal Technology Placement Analyst

Belfast, United Kingdom
26 May 2023
29 May 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview of Citi
Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. We enable clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.
Citi Belfast is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland with a diverse and talented team of over 3000 people from over 40 different nationalities across our four Belfast offices.
We are the only global investment bank operating in Northern Ireland. Every day, our local experts interact with global teams in over 100 countries developing and supporting next-generation technology solutions for the enterprise and delivering critical services to the bank and its customers, to make sure we are a stronger and safer organization for our clients.
You will have a truly global reach, which will provide you with new experiences and development opportunities right here in Belfast's iconic Titanic Quarter.

Legal Technology Placement Analyst Programme Overview - 11 month Fixed Term Contract
You are ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it is honing your skills or building your network, we know that success cannot come without growth. Our placement programme will equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role in our team, and establish the necessary skills to build a long-term career.

Citi Legal are looking for Legal Technology Analysts to join our talented department of legal professionals in our Belfast Global Legal Office. Citi Legal support Citi international offices in a variety of specialised areas to ensure long-term growth and efficient functioning of the company. As a Legal Technology Analyst, you will be part of a dedicated team of professionals that support Citi and our profitability, stability and growth. Most importantly, you will support a global business with various products and services across multiple geographies.

What does the Legal Technology Analyst Placement involve?
Introducing new talent helps us stay enthusiastic, navigate change and bring fresh ways of thinking to the organisation. We have designed a placement which enables those who have completed the Law and Computing Masters to gain valuable experience in the emerging world of legal technology and its application in a large global in-house legal department.
  • Introduction to Citi and the Legal Department
  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Investment Banking
  • Soft skills training required to have a successful career at Citi
  • Experience of the day to day roles of lawyers and legal professionals
  • Exposure to the day to day roles of software developers and technologists
Programme Responsibilities
  • Assist with the gathering of business requirements for the implementation/ enhancements required for technology tools in conjunction with subject matter experts
  • Update knowhow and user manuals for each technology tool post each new release
  • Perform user acceptance testing prior to new software releases and collate Legal users feedback
  • Assist with the ongoing rollout of each new legal technology tool to other Legal teams (including but not limited to Germany, France, USA, Singapore and Mumbai)
  • Keep abreast of legal and regulatory developments which impact Legal technology tools
  • Partner with colleagues in the other regions in order to ensure global consistency
  • Strong academic credentials (achieving an undergraduate degree in Law, Computer Science or similar and on track for a Merit or Distinction in the LLM/MSC) with Ulster University.
Skills & Competencies
Extensive work experience is not a requirement, but a true passion for the application of technology in the field of legal services is vital.

The ideal candidate will
  • Be able to think logically and be good at problem solving
  • Be comfortable using new software applications
  • Have an interest in systems and processes, and in thinking about how they can be changed and improved
  • Be naturally curious to understand how things work
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Be able to interact well with subject matter experts such as lawyers or technologists and extract relevant information from both
  • Be able to communicate clearly and succinctly
  • Have an unquestioned commitment to integrity and ethical decision-making
What we Offer
We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

We'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.

Visit our Global Benefits page to learn more.

Highlights to our core benefits include:
  • Award winning pension
  • On-site health services
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.

We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together.

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