Candidate Responsibilities will include:
The purpose of this role is to support the Senior Legal Advisor: Non-Trade and the Legal Advisor: Non-Trade with respect to Real Estate and Non-Trade Procurement contracts for the company in South Africa and in Africa.
Candidate Minimum Requirements:
Approximately 3 to 5 years’ experience
In a commercial contracts department firm or
As an in-house legal advisor in a large corporate providing commercial contracts legal support
Admitted Attorney or Advocate.
Knowledge and understanding of contract law and all relevant applicable legislation and regulation.
Schedule-driven with ability to ensure that external and internal compliance obligations are met on time.
Timeous completion of instructions is essential.
Excellent drafting skills (with attention to detail) with particular experience in drafting and finalizing simple and template contracts.
Legal formatting skills.
Ability to work independently in relation to the finalization of contracts.
Strong administration skills.
Maturity to deal and communicate effectively with senior executives and other relevant external stakeholders.
Aptitude to perform the role with discretion, diplomacy, tact, and emotional intelligence.
Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in written form.
Integrity, independence and solid judgment.
Have a positive, self-motivated approach and be confident in showing initiative.
Excellent computer skills (including word processing, PowerPoint, Excel, Office and all Microsoft packages).
Understanding of when to escalate matters and prioritization of matters.