My client is looking to appoint an experienced SM: Concession Specialist to join their team based in Durban.
Responsible for providing professional and credible legal advice and effective legal support on all corporate, concession (tender, negotiations and contracting), commercial matters and related processes (including administrative law, national ports act and Competition Law), contractual matters, and legal risk issues by providing legal direction, management and leadership to all relevant stakeholders.
Relevant law degree or LLB with emphasis on commercial contracting on large infrastructure projects/ project finance.
Postgraduate qualification in Economics/ Accounting/ Business Management/ Finance Management or an MBA
Membership of professional body (Law Society of SA)
10 years’ experience in a project finance environment, preferably in the legal department of an investment bank or a private law firm.
Experienced in the drafting and negotiating complex PPP/Concessions agreements
Strong technical and practical experience in Project Finance.
Computer literacy (MS Office Packages)
Knowledge of the following:
Maritime Law and/or Industry knowledge
Project or corporate finance knowledge on transactions
PPP or concession knowledge
Commercial and Contract Law including international contracts in drafting and reviewing complex agreements
Property Law and Leases
Working knowledge of all relevant legislation pertaining to Commercial Law and contracts.