ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Corporate Lawyer - SG Fleet Group - Hybrid Job Auckland Based



We are a financial services company that specialises in fleet management, vehicle leasing and salary packaging, with a presence across Australia, the UK and NZ. With 3 major brands, a total portfolio under management of $2.5 Billion and over 1100 employees, we work at the forefront of the fleet management and leasing industry. We believe that our people are the most important contributor to our continued success and are instrumental in making us a great place to work.



When adding a new member to the SG Fleet Group family, we look for people who embody our values, allowing us to provide an unparalleled customer experience. You will have the opportunity to thrive in a positive and fun atmosphere where everyone is valued and recognised for their efforts, whilst being a part of an amazing team.



· We are a fun, friendly team where you're not just a number

· Hybrid work from home, work from office

· 2 “Wellness” days per annum (yes, in addition to your annual leave!)

· We will give you ongoing training and development within your role

· We also offer wide range of benefits including gym and education subsidies

· And not to mention, a competitive remuneration package including a performance-based bonus plan



Support the General Counsel in ensuring timely and accurate legal advice is provided to SG Fleet Group’s New Zealand businesses, with the aim of ensuring the organisation’s operations are conducted within the limits prescribed by law in the jurisdictions in which they operate and that its rights are protected through the provision of legal counsel and guidance.

This will include specific legal advice in relation to commercial, operational, and contractual matters, as well as legal and regulatory matters. In addition, this position may be required to provide assistance to the Local Compliance Officer or act in an internal reporting role such as Local Privacy Officer. This position provides day-to-day support for the General Counsel.



• Assist the General Counsel to support the business’ risk and compliance functions through monitoring, reporting and policy development;

• Work with the bid team and new business managers in responding to customer tenders, including reviewing and negotiating agreements;

• Provide legal advice, including negotiating and drafting agreements for customer and supplier arrangements;

• Provide legal and commercial support in relation to existing contracts and provide advice and support in the event of any disputes;

• Work with the business as directed to ensure required legal/security documentation is appropriately executed.




•  5+ PQE relevant experience
•  High level of personal integrity and strong understanding of professional ethics
•  Effective communicator both orally & in writing, demonstrating good listening and probing skills
•  Excellent writing skills, with well-developed influencing and negotiation skills
•  Demonstrated contract negotiation and drafting expertise is essential
•  Diverse range of experience, gained in-house or private practice, commercial acumen, and common sense
•  Creates and encourages teamwork, knowledge sharing, and collaboration
•  Critically analyses information and solves problems, demonstrating resourcefulness, perseverance, financial and legal astuteness, and accountability
•  Customer-focused, both internal and external

•  Experience in asset finance and/or automotive leasing
•  Experience in one or more of AML/CTF compliance, FSR, privacy
•  Interest in understanding, and providing support to, the SG Fleet Group’s businesses in Australia and the United Kingdom
• Governance or Company Secretarial experience



This is a Hybrid job based in Auckland - offering work from office 3 days and 2 days from home.



We'd love to hear from you if you're ready to take on your next challenge at a company that embodies diversity and belonging while also offering work-life balance and career development. We are a proud equal opportunity employer, and welcome everyone to our team. Resumes may be sent and interviews may take place prior to closure date for applications. To give yourself the best chance of selection, please do not leave your application to the application 'close' date. As a pre-requisite to employment, the successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment screening.

Closing date : 30 September 2022

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