Manager : Legal, Claims & Complaints
Tower Group
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
1d ago

An opportunity for a Manager : Legal, Claims & Compliance to start as soon as possible in Cape Town. The Manager supervises and administers all necessary legal services in assigned matters, in conjunction with other in-house or outside legal counsel as required.

The post is responsible for the handling of sensitive and complex legal matters and rendering advice and opinions to the Board, Executive Manager and management committee.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Controlling, managing and directing the activities of the Complaints, Investigations, Claims and Legal Services function,
  • Ensuring that the Executive Manager is at all times apprised of developments within the functions remit,
  • Providing professional and strategic advice to the Board, Executive Manager and senior management,
  • Acting as an effective member of the management team.
  • Identify, analyze and prioritize regulatory requirements relevant to the Organisation. Develop and implement risk and compliance procedures and policies across the Organisation.
  • Identify and advise on the regulatory requirements applicable to the Organisation. Review and monitor internal practices and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory policies.
  • Keep up to date with changes to legislation and advise management of any new regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure organisation is compliant with all relevant industry legislation.
  • Facilitate the management of risk within the organisation.
  • Work with relevant parties within the organisation to encourage monitoring of compliance.
  • Create awareness and a culture of compliance through training, advising and ongoing communications.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of risk, compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Strong litigation skills
  • Experience with project management
  • Understanding of the legal and business requirements of a corporate entity
  • Substantial experience in commercial and contract law
  • Ability to design and implement risk and compliance processes
  • Demonstrated ability to apply legal knowledge to commercial issues
  • Skills in managing corporate litigation;
  • Experience in advising on legal implications of various transactions
  • QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12, LLB Degree and member of relevant legal bodies;
  • Minimum of 7 10 years relevant experience in a regulatory and / or Compliance environment;
  • Knowledge of risk, compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Strong litigation skills
  • Experience with project management
  • Understanding of the legal and business requirements of a corporate entity
  • Substantial experience in commercial and contract law
  • Ability to design and implement risk and compliance processes
  • Demonstrated ability to apply legal knowledge to commercial issues
  • Skills in managing corporate litigation;
  • Experience in advising on legal implications of various transactions
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