We are currently recruiting for a Legal Manager to join our Legal and Compliance team based in Sandton, Johannesburg. The primary focus of the role is to provide advice, instructions and assistance to management and compliance teams on all legal matters, government regulations and legislations that apply to the business.
B. Degree or Equivalent NQF level 7 Qualification (B. Com Law, LLB, B.Proc)
A minimum of 5 -10 years' Commercial Legal experience
Short term Insurance experience
Knowledge of FAIS/Compliance
Regulatory / Legislative
Keep abreast of new regulatory requirements or legislation applicable to the business
Obtain, distribute and inform business units of any new regulatory requirements that are gazetted or highlighted by the Compliance function
Provide employee training on legislation, policies, or regulatory guidelines.
Discuss emerging legal issues with management or employees.
Advise internal management or business partners on the implementation or operation of the contract management policy.
Ensure business contracts are drafted accurately and timeously to ensure successful co-ordination of parties and to ensure set turn-around times are adhered to.
Review third-party contracts with provision of recommendations / alterations.
Ensure contracts are finalized within specified timeframes.
Ensure contracts are successfully managed to ensure timeous signing of contracts.
Provide accurate feedback to business and executives on contracts drafted and related matters.