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Legal Manager: Tribunal Compliance and Regulation
This vacancy is now closed

Permanent Position
Salary Package Negotiable

This position reports to the Executive Manager: Legal of the Ports Regulator of South Africa. The successful candidate will deliver and manage the Tribunal, Compliance and Regulatory functions under the leadership of the Executive Legal.

Position Purpose

  • Required to assist the Executive, Compliance and Regulatory in discharging its responsibility in mitigating all legal risks and ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory, statutory and legislative requirements.
  • Must report all legal risks, litigation, compliance findings and Tribunal matters to the organisation’s Executive and Board.
  • Required to assist in implementing the strategic framework for Compliance, Regulatory and Tribunal functions aligned to government’s strategic objectives.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have an LLB degree (A Post graduate qualification will be an advantage)
  • Admission as an Attorney with the Law Society of South Africa
  • A minimum of 5 years post admission experience
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of management experience
  • In depth legal knowledge specifically in the field of Commercial, Contract and Administrative Law
  • The incumbent should possess leadership, people management and good interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with other Directorates, Executives and Board Members
  • An understanding of strategic, operational and risk identification and risk management
  • Knowledge of governance best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations and frameworks
  • Knowledge of Legal research methodologies and practices
  • Knowledge of Legal practices and processes including litigation
  • An understanding of maritime legislation and litigation

Position Outputs:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of the organisation’s Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Strategy
  • Report and Opinion drafting
  • People management including ensuring applicable deliverables and targets are achieved
  • Minimisation of risk of Administrative Action for the organisation
  • Review and drafting of commercial contracts for the organisation
  • Provide general legal support
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling and implementation of all compliance duties/activities

The Ports Regulator is an equal opportunity employer.

The position will be based in Durban, and will entail travel. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant commensurate with their qualifications and experience within the regulatory environment and the Regulator’s policies.

Note: Candidates may be subject to a round of internal testing together with criminal checks and a security clearance.

Applications must consist of the following:

  • A comprehensive letter of application which includes:
    • Notice periods required in current position
    • Date of availability to commence employment
    • Employment Equity status
    • Residence status (RSA citizen, etc)
  • A complete CV attached thereto, which includes:
    • Thorough academic and work history
    • Languages spoken and proficiency
    • Responsibilities in each position held
  • A copy of the Identity Document
  • Certified copies of Senior certificate and other qualifications

Please contact Nafeesa Ally on +27 (0)31 365 7800 for any enquiries about this closed vacancy.