Head: Legal & Compliance
Armstrong Appointments
3h ago
source : JustTheJob.co.za
  • Umhlanga - Our client is seeking a Head of Legal & Compliance to join their team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for identifying and implementing the requirements of new and existing legislation that governs the business;
  • attending to all contracting matters and providing legal support and advice to the business. The individual should be an experienced legal and compliance specialist with experience in financial services regulatory compliance and managing all contractual matters.

    Main job function Contract Management Drafting and / or vetting of contracts and agreements, including liaising with legal firms where these activities are outsourced Custodian of all final contracts and agreements Ensure on-going management and review of contracts and agreements Legal Matters and Advice Assist with the legal activities in respect of debt recovery Provide general legal advice and support to business channels Liaising with legal firms where activities are outsourced and / or where expertise is consulted Compliance Responsibilities Maintain high levels of knowledge on legislation applicable to the short-term insurance industry and assist with the identification of new legislation for implementation or changes to existing legislation Assist with ongoing development and maintenance of the Compliance Risk Management programs to ensure on-going compliance with regulatory requirements Assist with on-going compliance monitoring throughout the business as well as outsourced and binder functions Provide compliance and regulatory training and / or guidance and general assistance to all business units Submission and monitoring of standard regulatory returns throughout the year General Assist with various Board and governance duties Assist with various governance, risk and compliance projects as required QUALIFICATIONS : Relevant Legal Qualification Any FAIS / Short-term Insurance / Compliance certifications an advantage EXPERIENCE : Minimum 5 years’ (post articles) legal and compliance experience in the Financial Services Industry (Short-term Insurance experience an advantage) Problem resolution skills and analytical, with high degree of pragmatism Interpersonal, negotiation skills Self-motivated, ambitious, with good communications skills Report writing and presentation skills Ability to work under pressure, with good time management High computer literacy, especially in Microsoft applications such as word, excel and power-point

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