Posted 3 years ago

East rand – Salary negotiable depending level of experience

Key responsibilities:
– Prepare draft of agreements including marketing, procurement, equipment purchase, information technology, raw material, packaging distribution, consultancy agreements and any other project documents
– Manage and oversee document executions by preparing execution drafts and coordinating with the business teams to ensure accurate document execution
– Co-ordinate and communicate legal advice to the business, Head Office, Distribution Centres and Plants
– Work closely with HR to assist LD in providing legal support on Labour Law and IR matters
– Prepare and arrange for the issuance of required corporate documents, including POA’s and other corporate governance documents
– Provide legal advice to the business under the guidance of LD
– Support the management and update the contracts management system as it relates to the Law Department
– Conduct due diligence on contractual documents to ensure credibility of the contracts management system and take action to address any contract outages
– Support LD and LC in the region to manage litigation by tracking all pending litigation matters, communicating with external counsel to ensure timely reporting and coordinating the flow of information be legal, control and the business teams
– Manage central Law Department archives and documentation, including contracts management system database, precedents and electronic files
– Prepare and provide reports on legal matters for upward reporting with the Law Department
– Prepare policy communication and material for business team training sessions and participate in training under the guidance of the LD
– Assist LD and LC in any other matter as required

Minimum requirements:
Admitted Attorney with 3 to 5 years Post Qualification experience.
Some Commercial Law experience essential
Competition Law and/or Consumer Protection Act experience advantageous

Job related requirements:
Excellent communication skills
Excellent document drafting skills
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent computer skills
Professional maturity
Energetic with a positive attitude

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