Junior Legal Manager
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
2d ago

Job Description :

Our client a telecommunications giant is seeking a Junior Legal Manager. The Junior Legal Manager is responsible for supporting internal and external stakeholders, ensuring legal compliance in respect of business decisions, processes and documentation.

This role is expected to be self-managing with a keen openness to learning and understanding the legislation in the tower, property and telecommunications space.

The Junior Legal Manger should be able to partner with the Senior Legal Counsel and Legal Counsel to manage and balance key commercial and business initiatives in fulfilment of the company strategy.

Solid communication, ability to work under pressure and understating of the greater role that the Legal Team plays in the business is of utmost importance.

He / she is also responsible to manage any outsourced Legal partners to ensure KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are met and that a professional service is provided to the business that meets or exceeds expectations.

A team player and that has an eye for detail.

Essential Duties :

  • Effective self-leadership as an individual contributor in a high-performance environment
  • Provision of legal advice to support business stakeholders and ensure legal compliance of business decisions, processes and documentation
  • Coaching, training and change communication to ATCSA staff on any legal developments impacting the business
  • Management of legal and regulatory outsourced partners
  • Drafting and negotiation of property leases and agreements
  • Negotiating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assisting internal stakeholders team with assigned projects
  • Skill Requirements :

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Conflict management
  • Relationship management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and unsupervised environment
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Decision-making
  • Proficient in the MS Office Suite
  • Financial acumen
  • Planning and organising
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork-driven
  • Results-oriented
  • Strong drafting ability
  • Good typing skills
  • High degree of integrity
  • Independent worker with the ability to manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Deadline-driven
  • Willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of relevant compliance legislation
  • Knowledge of corporate and commercial law
  • Well organised
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • Bachelors and LLB Degree or equivalent foreign qualification. Admission as an attorney in the High Court
  • 3-5+ years Legal Experience; 3-5+ years relevant experience in applying general commercial and corporate law. Helpful if the candidate also has property law and / or telecommunications law experience
  • The candidate must have some experience working in a medium to large law firm
  • Please Note :

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