Senior Manager – Legal Affairs & Company Secretary – LEG GB102

Synopsis

Our Client is looking for a Senior Legal Advisor who displays excellent supervisory and leadership skills to render expert and strategic legal advice in the various facets of the business for purposes of statutory compliance and best practice. The purpose of this role will be to ensure that relevant parties and stakeholders such as the CEO, CFO, the Board and Senior Management team receive appropriate legal advice, guidance and updates to mitigate any risks that may threaten the business.


Minimum Requirements

• Ability to identify and analyze complex issues / problems in management areas, and recommend and implement solutions;
• Possess a Bachelor Degree / Master in Law (LLB/LLM);
• An ICSA qualification would be an added advantage;
• Membership of relevant professional body;
• At least 7 years of relevant work experience;
• Previous experience in Mining Law and dealing with regulatory bodies


Role Description

- Supporting the overall process of management and corporate decision-making to ensure that Company complies with all legal provisions and requirements;
- Designing legal system to record, control all legal documents including appropriate software;
- Drafting and vetting of routine contracts pertaining to property, license, non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property rights etc;
- Vetting tender documents;
- Acting as the Company Secretary;
- Handling corporate governance issues;
- Handling all mineral leases with the DMR, DEA and Water Affairs;
- Handling arbitration matters and civil suits before various courts of law in liaison with the company’s external legal advisers;
- Drafting and vetting of MOA, MOU, Bank guarantees, Indemnity Bonds, undertakings and authority letters, vendor contracts, etc;
- Drafting and Vetting of all other legal documents in liaison with the company’s external legal advisers to ensure documents are legally sound;
- Management of all Consultant Contracts;
- Developing a close professional working relationship with the CEO, CFO/Heads of Department and Board members.


City: Sandton

Salary: TBD

Duration: Peramanent