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  1. COMPLIANCE AND REGULATORY ATTORNEY

Description of Work: An experienced attorney in the Regulatory and Compliance fields with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the subject matters and who has matured to work independently with clients on compliance projects and provide opinions and advice on the interpretation of law.

Requirements:

  •  3 – 5 years Regulatory and Compliance experience in the following fields:
  • Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013,
  • National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (as amended),
  • Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008,
  • Electronic Communications and Transaction Act 25 of 2002,
  • Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) Act 37 of 2002 and Long Term and Short Term Insurance Acts.
  • The candidate will be required to run compliance projects and / or provide legal services and advice on any queries relating to the above legislation.
  • As such an in-depth knowledge and interpretation of the legislation will be required.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work independently on matters, but will also be required from time to time to work in a team on bigger projects and manage more junior team members.
  • Experience in managing client relationships and dealing with clients directly.
  • Accept responsibility and be accountable.
  • Excellent drafting skills and analytical thinking as a considerable percentage of time will be spent on opinion work.
  • Advanced computer knowledge with emphasis in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication, reporting and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work within pressurized environment and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Quality of work: accuracy, minimising level of review required by manager
  • Organisation: being meticulous in planning & prioritising work tasks
  • Problem solving: anticipating and identifying problems, pro-actively solving them.

Responsibilities:

  • Client meetings and interface
  • Work with in-house counsel on compliance projects
  • Run and manage compliance projects independently
  • Writing opinions and advice notes on the interpretation and application of the law to the client’s particular business operations
  • Review agreements, terms, policies and other company documentation from a compliance point of view
  • Presenting training courses (face to face training)
  • Drafting and preparing training material
  • Manage junior staff members of the team

 

Remuneration: Market related – depending on skill level and experience
Commencement: 1 October 2015 or as close as possible

Note: The Candidate must have their own transport.

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