Group Legal Manager urgently needed: Apply Here


Group Legal Manager urgently needed: Apply Here

Vacancy Details

Employer: Unique Personnel

The purpose of the Legal Manager is to provide legal expertise and support to the Company Group of companies which includes responsibility for all legal and legal-related matters as well as regulatory compliance and company secretarial matters.
The responsibilities of the position include:
Group legal activities
Negotiating, vetting and drafting of agreements pertaining to the Company where required
Instructing attorneys on legal matters
Providing legal advice to all role players
Providing opinions on legislation and policies when necessary
Managing litigation matters
Reporting on all legal claims on a monthly basis
Managing all the company’s intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, etc.
Managing the entire contract management process, including maintenance of the contract register and maintaining the diary of key dates in relation thereto
Managing the funding agreements with lenders that support our private equity investors
Dealing with corporate activities such as mergers & acquisitions
Ensuring that new companies that are acquired comply with Company policies and procedures and are also legally compliant

Regulatory compliance
Overall responsibility for regulatory compliance
Identify and manage the legislative universe impacting on all group companies
Identify areas of risk and implement the appropriate policies and procedures
Developing risk management strategies to ensure compliance e.g. constant review of legal updates or new laws
Monitor and ensure compliance on an ongoing basis
Company secretary office
Taking up the office of Company Secretary for all entities affiliated with the Company Group
Instructing the outsourced provider on administrative tasks relating to the company secretarial services and ensuring the integrity of the administrative tasks carried out
Ensure that we comply with the Companies’ Act at all time

General management
Planning for and managing the centralised legal budget
Ensuring that the department is compliant and facilitates the B-BBEE Requirements
Working on Ad Hoc Projects
Staff management
Setting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), conducting performance appraisals and personal development plan (PDP) discussions to ensure that staff are developed
Assisting with the allocation of work to resources when the volume of work increases or there is a shortage of resources, to ensure that the prioritised deliverables are met
Facilitating staff development and staff retention
In order to be considered for the position, the following requirements must be met:
Legal Degree (LLB or B. Proc)
Must be an Admitted Attorney
At least 5 years post admission experience in a law firm or corporate environment
MS Office
CIS International Qualification would be an advantage
Technical Competencies:
People management skills

Knowledge of legislation: CPA, POPI, Companies Act, B-BBEE, Competition Act, RICA, Trademarks Act, VAT Act, BCEA, COIDA, Copyright Act, EEA, LRA, OSHA, PAIA, Protected disclosures, SDA, SDLA, UIF,

Behavioural Competencies:
Planning & Organising
Communication & Impact
Customer Focus
Problem-solving
Initiating Action
Building a Successful Team
Coaching & Developing Others
Financial Acumen
Results Orientation
Adaptability
Engagement Readiness
Leadership Disposition
Coping with stress / change

Candidate Requirements:
Legal Degree (LLB or B. Proc) Must be an Admitted Attorney At least 5 years post admission experience in a law firm or corporate environment MS Office CIS International Qualification would be an advantage

Apply before Sunday, June 9, 2019 – 28 Days left
Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion.
If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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Source: Careers24

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