Senior Manager – Governance & Legal Advisory – AA only- Sandton


Our client needs the perfect candidate with 5-7 Years’ experience post qualification. They are a leading institution in the business world with a good reputation needing someone to take lead on as the Senior Manager: Governance & Legal Advisory to create and maintain governance thought leadership and research; and provide governance advisory services, as required within the professional environment.

Skills of the great candidate: 

High energy level 
Professional image
Attention to detail is paramount
Ability to interact at board and executive level
Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects – i.e. good project management skills with little to no supervision
Ability to multi-task on various projects – i.e. good time management skills
Excellent communication skills - ability to articulate concepts accurately both in writing and verbally in English 
Enquiring mind to innovate
Solution orientated demeanor i.e. ability to logically apply one’s mind to the issue and find a practical solution or outcome
Agile, available and responsive
Excellent customer service and work ethic
High level of confidentiality
Presentation skills

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors’ Degree in Law, preferably post graduate with company law and/or governance related
Minimum of 5-7 years post qualification relevant legal experience
Management level experience – project management and staff or department oversight
Knowledge of the Companies Act (2008) and King Reports on Corporate Governance preferable
Experience in research and drafting of reports, papers and articles
Corporate consulting and advisory
Contracts Management
Business writing & reporting

Role Description

Providing a central source of guidance and advice on matters of corporate law and governance
Performing/overseeing and growing Corporate Governance Advisory Services
Compiling, reviewing and maintaining thought leadership and research
Writing and publishing regular topical legal/governance articles
Performing client presentations and other speaking engagements
Representing the institution on selected Forums and Committees and providing relevant technical input
Providing internal legal support where necessary
Promoting of the institution and services to all potential clients / members
Internal reporting on department financial and delivery performance

City: Sandton - Johannesburg

Salary: R600 000 - R800 000

Duration: Permanent