Compliance and Governance Officer – Northern Cape


Our client is an International Mining Company with operations globally. They are looking to employ an experienced Mining Compliance and Governance professional on site in Aggeneys - Northern Cape.

Minimum Requirements

Appropriate Bachelor's Degree (Accounting, Audit, Risk, Forensics, Legal)
Min 5 – 7 years of experience in a compliance and/or company secretarial role (both will be favourably considered)
Compliance Institute Board Exams (preferable)
Additional qualifications held in Compliance and Company Secretarial Work (advantageous)
Mining business environment experience (advantageous)

Role Description

Significant experience in Compliance & an excellent understanding of the SA regulatory environment – generally and mining in particular (MPRDA & Charter, MHSA, Companies Act, NEMA etc).
Drafting operational policies & procedures, policy review, circulation & alignment with Group & Regulatory needs.
Perform legal and corporate statutory compliance framework gap analysis and conduct assurance audits annually.
Develop material and conduct training.
Establish monthly reporting meetings as well as weekly calls to discuss the Compliance charter, non-compliances and updates thereon.

Company Secretarial:
End to end preparation prior to, and the actioning of Quarterly Board meeting outcomes and accurate recording of Board Meeting minutes and tracking action items from the minutes.
Preparation of CIPC forms and lodgments; attending to company and related secretarial work.
Training of Directors of their duties (when required).
Convene Preparation of board and shareholder resolutions (liaising with Legal Dept. for quality check) and coordination with Directors and shareholders in the approval and sign off of same.

To serve as the internal contact person for ethics, whistleblower complaints, conflicts of interest and provide business leadership and advice on business governance issues.
Quarterly Ethics Committee meetings, keep meeting minutes and manage and close out action items.
Attend to Ethics, Governance and Code of Conduct compliance reporting (internal and to Group).
Oversee the development and implementation of on-line training, arrange external training sessions conducted by professional service providers.
Develop and disseminate regular communications to the organisation on Ethics related topics together with supporting forms/acknowledgements.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and keen eye to detail.
Analytical skills with the ability to work independently in a highly regulated environment (i.e. mining industry).
Desire to make a difference.

City: Northern Cape - Aggeneys

Salary: Comprehensive Package on site - market related based on experience

Duration: Full time