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LEGAL SPECIALIST - 369486
Legal / Litigation / Lawyers
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
A Legal Specialist role has become available in Houghton for a 12-month fixed term contract and the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Legal Manager in providing corporate legal advice to the CEO and the Board as well as on request to all Directors, Managers, and other lines of business.
Conducting research and providing legal advice on a range of corporate and business-related issues such as Trademarks etc. as required.
Key Performance Areas:
Assist in processing innovation to ensure that organizational processes work and are practical.
Assist in ensuring implementation and compliance with all relevant laws and regulations as well as the company's policies and procedures.
Assist in monitoring and reporting quarterly and monthly on the approved APP as well as compliance plans.
Assist in monitoring the achievement of plans through collection of monthly and quarterly progress report on relevant legal matters.
Contribute input into the conceptualization and development of the organization's legal strategy.
Conceptualize, develop the Legal strategy in particular focusing on legal outputs as well as compliance.
Ensure professional written and well-researched legal opinions and advice to Management and other lines of business on request.
Assist in ensuring adherence to all financial and other reporting deadlines (EXCO, Board, Board Committees).
Assist in measuring the Board secretariat’s business unit performance to ensure optimal and effective utilization of resources.
Assist in the development of an integrated contracts management system.
Keep EXCO abreast of all deadlines and compliance matters.
Participate in all specifications on procurement and tender process of the organization in terms of the procurement policy.
Assist in managing the relationship with all legal Professional Service Providers and ensuring harmonious interaction with clients and stakeholders.
Assist in ensuring that suppliers deliver to SLA’s.
Assist in monitoring expenditure with strategic objective and all relevant rule and regulations.
Postgraduate LLB and admission as an attorney
5-7 years’ experience in a commercial legal environment
Project management skills.
MS office advanced (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Exceptional self-motivated and self-directed- a self-starter who is highly motivated.
Ability to work in a team and across functional teams and provide support judiciously.
Budgeting and assessing variance reports.
Thorough understanding of compliance requirements of a section 3A Agency of government as well as Tender Regulations.
Strong labour law experience, to advice HR in all pertinent matters as well as to chair disciplinary matters.