The successful incumbent will be reporting to the Group Executive: Legal Advisory Services and Company Secretariat he/she will be expected to execute the following tasks:
To effectively manage legal risk for the company which include but not limited to, contractual, litigation, reputation and intellectual property risk.
Provide sound advice on all legal, legislative compliance, interpretation of legal decisions and management of litigation.
Analyse regulatory, commercial and contractual documentation for legal implications.
Monitor and comment on legislation.
Represent the organization in forums where legal representation is required.
Monitor the legal requirements of the company’s contractual obligations.
Stakeholder Relationship Management through providing legal advice to the management, Boards and subcommittees of organizations and advise the executive management on legal matters relating to the company rights, obligations and privileges.
Examine and analyse regulatory, litigation and contractual risks of the company
Ensure compliance with best practices by the company regarding legal risk management.
Perform consultative and advisory work pertaining to legal and commercial processes to protects the rights, privileges and obligation of the company.
Provide input in the development of internal control policies, processes and procedures in line with any relevant legislation and best practices.
Ensure that compliance requirements have been built into policies and procedures of the company and into the manuals of the organization where appropriate.
Develop standardized legal processes and standards across the company and its subsidiaries.
Desired Experience & Qualification
As minimum applicants, should have the following requirements:
LLB Degree, or equivalent qualification in Law and admitted as Attorney or Advocate
5 years’ experience in Legal Services at management level.
5 years post articles experience or post pupilage.
Knowledge of Corporate Law and relevant legislation.
Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and other relevant legislation.
A very good understanding of the relationships between the company and its shareholder and strategic external stakeholders.
Contract law and related background
SIX MONTHS FIXED TERM CONTRACT WITH THREE MONTHS’ PROBATION, GRADE D3, SALARY R554 033.00 TOTAL COST OF EMPLOYMENT