Legal & Compliance Officer Cape Town CBD

  • Permanent
  • EE/AA Only
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Posted 2 months ago

FroggRecruitSA Frogg Recruitment SA

Legal & Compliance Officer Cape Town CBD

Our Client is looking for a Legal and Compliance Officer to provide support and serve high-paced Legal and Compliance team. Detail oriented, good business ethics, great communication skills, and reliability are sure traits to describe what’s needed.

Min Requirements

  • Paralegal diploma or bachelor’s degree in law or a relevant compliance qualification obtained via an accredited compliance institute?
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role?
  • Must be Computer literate, with the ability to work with SharePoint, contract and project management systems, data entry software i.e.: Microsoft Office
  • Drivers License

Job Requirements:

Compliance and Risk Monitoring:

  • Identify and assess product, compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies from local and international rules and regulations and compliance undertakings contained in commercial agreements.
  • Inform the relevant business units of compliance obligations as per above and record same in Contract Management System (CMS).
  • Direct colleagues in assessing and monitoring of the companies’ internal controls to ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations through formal compliance audits.
  • Maintain compliance database of regulations, procedure, monitoring activities, complaints received or investigation outcomes.
  • Provide assistance to internal and/or external auditors in compliance reviews.
  • Keep informed regarding pending industry changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on organizational processes.
  • Own the legal and compliance matter trackers, including; capturing new matter/instruction, detail of follow ups with internal and external parties, and producing a weekly report to the Head of Legal and Compliance on the status of matters recorded.
  • Assist with agreement preparation for signature, including; formatting agreements, accepting changes, and recording agreed internal comments.

Contract Management:

  • Research guided by the Head of Legal and Compliance.
  • Handle and distribute correspondence when team members are out of office.

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