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GENERAL COUNSEL - MINING / CORPORATE COMMERCIAL - 365983
GENERAL COUNSEL - MINING / CORPORATE COMMERCIAL
Engineering / Mining / Industrial
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Our client is a mining company based in Johannesburg with operations accross South Africa. They are looking for an experienced Legal Advisor to join the Management Team.
Duties & Responsibilities
This is a full function role, our client is a relatively small operation as a subsidiary of a much larger Group. However, they require their own Legal resources and therefore thiss role has been created.
The position involves the following:
Reports directly to the Board of Directors
Is a key managerial role in the organisation
Covers management of all legal disciplines - i.e. Corporate Commercial Legal counsel and full legal function, Governance, Compliance, Regulatory and Risk, IR and Labour, Procurement and Negotiations, Disputes etc.
This is a new position and this person will be required to establish the Legal Department of the organisation, including systems, software, processes etc. There are however, many resources available from within the Group.
This person will be intricately involved in the day to day operations of our client and will offer support at all levels.
Desired Experience & Qualification
7+ year's experience after qualifying
LLB or BCom LLB
Admitted Attorney or Advocate
Sound Corporate experience outside of practice
Experience in Mining/Construction hugely beneficial but Corporate Commercial experience is of greater importance.
Good Governance experience (Company Secretarial) - working at Board level with Shareholders Agreements, Resolutions, Companies Act, King IV etc.
Entrepreneurial by nature
Strategic thinker, but not averse to doing what is necessary themselves - especially in the beginning, whilst the department is being established.
Good negotiation skills together with Contract drafting experience
Labour and IR exposure.
Property / Commercial property experience including town planning, servetudes etc would be beneficial.
Good EQ - interacting with stakeholders and board members will be common place.
Good communication and administrative skills.
Package & Remuneration
The package is negotiable based on the individual's experience