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Job Description

This position is a full time Manager role to be filled by an experienced Legal Counsel, with at least 4 years of Corporate Law, Employment Law & Compliance experience in a Multi-National Corporation or Law Firm.

Job Responsibilities:

- Review Contracts and provide transactional support to Deal Teams and Corporate Functions. 
- Work closely with the Data Privacy Team to ensure compliance with applicable Data Privacy Laws.

- Assist in the coordination and implementation of Post-Merger Integration process, and manage the integration/restructuring of South African-based Targets.

- Provide Corporate Law and Regulatory Advice in relation to the restructuring and business activities of the Company in Africa.

- Assist in the implementation of Global Compliance Programs in the areas of Anti-Corruption, Competition Law, Trade Compliance, Ethics, and Government Compliance Support.

- Draft and review Workplace Policies, Employment & other Contracts in support of the Company’s Business.

- Conduct investigations into allegations of misconduct, advise and participate in grievance and disciplinary proceedings.

- Represent the Company at the CCMA and other Legal Forums, and engage Outside Counsel where appropriate.

- Monitor regulatory developments, advise and work with the Senior Manager to ensure compliance with applicable Legislation. 

- Guide Leadership to manage the business of the Company in accordance with  sound Corporate Governance Principles and Good Practice.

- Generally provide legal counsel, advice and guidance to the Company to ensure maximum protection of the Company’s legal rights and mitigation of legal risks.

Qualifications

Job Qualifications

1.         LLB or equivalent Law Degre

2.         Admitted Attorney

3.         Experienced in Compliance, Commercial & Employment Law and good working knowledge of Data Privacy Laws, Labour Legislation & Corporate Governance

4.         Excellent verbal/written communications skills.

5.         Analytical approach and ability to consistently apply good judgment.

6.         At least 4 years of relevant legal experience with a MNC and/or a Law Firm.

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