Legal Compliance Manager - Port Elizabeth

Talent Solutions -a Division of Professional Aviation Services Pty Ltd

Fill 66Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape)

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Job Description

Leading International Automotive OEM requires a Legal Compliance Manager to be based at their Port Elizabeth Head Quarters

The successful incumbent will be an admitted attorney with Corporate Experience – please note that corporate legal experience is required. 

Job Description

  • Contract Management - Preparation, review and negotiation of bilateral and multilateral contracts of any kind; in particular commercial contracts i.e. procurement, service and supply; Identifying possible legal risks associated with Contracts , Ensure compliance of contracts with Corporate Regulations, Centralizing of all contracts.  
  • Legal Advice - Provide legal advice on organizational issues, in particular incorporation and dissolution of companies, organizing the maintenance of constitutional and on-going related documents in compliance with applicable law, advise on or initiate structural changes caused by economic considerations or mandatory for statutory reasons on any matters of legal relevance raised by senior management or other officers and employees.  
  • Risk Identification -Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risks. Develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in future in consultation with Corporate Compliance Department.
  • Reports - Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep senior management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts; Management of external counsel.  
  • Training - Internal Training of legal issues

In addition to the responsibilities stated in the advert, the following is also a requirement -

Exhibit a working knowledge of the following: 
o   Requirements of the Social and Ethics Committee as per the Companies Act 
o   King III/IV 
o   International Integrated Reporting Council Reporting Framework 
o   United Nation Global Compact 
o   Global Reporting Initiative Standards 
o   ISO Standards 
o   Stakeholder Engagement Standards 
o   Carbon Disclosure Project 
o   Relevant South African Legislation pertaining to labour rights, environmental protection, human rights and anti-fraud and corruption 
Exhibit an understanding of the requirements of the: 
o   Sustainable Development Goals 
o   National Development Plan 
The successful incumbent will need the Ability to:

o   Develop the company’s sustainability strategy with goals and objectives 
o   Develop and review various sustainability related policies where necessary 
o   Develop and manage the company’s sustainability implementation framework. 
o   Specify and manage key milestones to ensure the achievement of longer term goals and objectives in sustainability. 
o   Translate the business context in relation to sustainability considering the political, social, technological, legal, environmental and economic climate– in order to anticipate, plan for, and intervene for future needs and opportunities. 
o   Evaluate key sustainability trends, risks and opportunities facing the business. 
o   Lead the development of new thinking and innovation across the sustainability discipline. 
o   Continuous relationship building with relevant stakeholders – to stay ahead of potential changes in the external environment, identify risks and opportunities, and to enhance the company’s positioning, influence      and reputation internally and externally

Minimum Requirement for this position – NOT NEGOTIABLE

  • Relevant Legal Qualification and be an Admitted Attorney  
  • 8 years relevant experienced and a practicing Attorney
  • Project Management experience will be an advantage
  • Knowledge and expertise in all aspects of SA commercial & company law
  • Knowledge and experience in negotiating & drafting of contracts of any kind

Please note ONLY Employment Equity South African Citizens will be considered for this position

Whilst we value your correspondence, please do not apply if you do not have the relevant experience

Interested candidates may contact Yolanda Vermeulen on 076 961 2181 / email their cv’s to Yolanda (at) professional (dot) za (dot) com          - Please do not send me whatsapp messages – Only email applications will be considered

We Endeavour to contact all our candidates timeously to inform them of the outcome of their application.  However, should you not receive any response from us regarding your application within the next week, please consider your application unsuccessful

About Talent Solutions -a Division of Professional Aviation Services Pty Ltd

Talent Solutions, a Division of Professional Aviation Services Pty Ltd was a result of market research which highlighted the need for an integrated seamless recruitment service in the Automotive, Automotive Related, Supply Chain, Aviation and Aviation Related industries.

Talent Solutions is a 360°degree complete Recruitment Solution that provides a Recruitment Service to Industry in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa, with core emphasis directed to the acquisition of Financial, Engineering and Middle to Top Management professionals.

The business philosophy is based on providing professional, personalised services to clients through knowledge of their business, principles and culture. Talent Solutions, aspires to provide the highest quality of service offering in Human Capital Management in specialised disciplines.

We offer client-focused results which are supported by a comprehensive service offering, which is tailor made in a way that benefits the client and the applicant / candidate, thus striving to develop and maintain long lasting partnerships.

We are passionate about adding value to the client’s business as this reflects and ultimately contributes to the growth and success of the business.


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