Who You Are:

  • Have experience of working with government-regulated entities and maintain the strictest adherence to South African laws.
  • Have strong legal experience in corporate and commercial matters
  • A team player with an outgoing personality and interacts very well with people of all spheres
  • A meticulous drafter of legal documents and focussed on detail
  • Have excellent problem solving, analytical and business intelligence skills
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Has the ability to manage multiple projects, adhering to timescales and deadlines
  • A professional with strong organisational skills; delivering on deadlines and to budget.
  • A solution focused individual with strong execution mindset
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

What you’ll have done before:


  • Have an NQF Level 7: Degree in LLB
  • 3 years’ experience in Legal Law Firm.
  • 10 years’ experience as a Corporate Legal Advisor


  • Have an NQF Level 7: Degree in LLM
  • 3 years’ experience within a Compliance related function

Exciting Challenges you may face in the role:

  • Providing advice to the board on compliance matters as well through collaborating with Line Manager and Team.
  • Work on complex agreements and litigation

What you’ll be doing


  • Determine project forecast for year ahead and provide annual input into CAPEX /OPEX business plan/budget
  • Develop annual CAPEX/OPEX business plan/ budget and ensure availability of accurate budget indicators
  • Manage cost control processes and report on budget variances through tracking monthly spend and generate monthly CAPEX reports
  • Ensure authorisation of expenditure is within approved LOA’s


  • Identify legislative and governance compliance obligations that are relevant to company to ensure license to operate is secured
  • Review Group Compliance Framework bi-annually to ensure relevance to operating circumstances and changing regulatory landscape
  • Roll out relevant initiatives to the business to ensure awareness and consistent implementation of the framework
  • Ensure operational compliance with legislative and governance obligations in accordance with a risk rated framework
  • Oversee operational compliance relating to identified licenses issued by regulatory authorities


  • Identify companywide compliance processes and controls to assist the business with legislative and governance compliance
  • Implement companywide monitoring tools to facilitate and obtain assurance of legislative and governance compliance of the organization
  • Identify and upskill key stakeholders required to embed compliance at a divisional level
  • Monitoring and measuring compliance performance to identify the need for corrective actions
  • Ensure that the Compliance Management Framework and Regulatory/Governance universe is reviewed bi-annually
  • Drive implementation of changes to the relevant legislative universe by conducting regulatory audits, highlighting risk and implementing corrective action through the business


  • Develop and roll out compliance training initiatives to ensure business empowerment to support the framework requirements
  • Assist the business with understanding compliance risks and implementation of appropriate controls
  • Upskill stakeholders on key legislative requirements and compliance related policy provisions


  • Monitor Engen regulatory universe for developments that have a direct bearing on the company
  • Update the Business, MC (Prescribed Officers), Board and BARCC on company compliance status and introduction/changes to legislation in South Africa and international countries
  • Ensure that new legislation is incorporated into the regulatory compliance framework processes


  • Pro-actively influence the development and evolution of client’s legislative universe
  • Engage internal customers and stakeholders on service/delivery related to e.g. regulatory queries, access to licenses, compliance software access and assistance with the development of controls
  • Ensure SLA’s are in place and adhere to, in relation to compliance software and attendant requirements
  • Manage relations with external stakeholders through responses to regulatory queries, requests for information and license applications
  • Engage and consult with all stakeholders regarding requirements as appropriate to maintain effective relationships


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