15 Feb 2021

Full-Time Company Secretary /Head of Legal(LLB) by The Human Capital Group (Pty) Ltd

The Human Capital Group (Pty) Ltd – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Gauteng

Job Description

The Key Performance Areas for the position include responsibility for:

  • Providing company secretarial and advisory services in the group.
  • Providing legal counsel and advice in the company.
  • Maintaining statutory books as required in the company.
  • Submitting statutory reports in terms of the companies act as well is the life insurance industry.
  • Contributing to the preparation of annual reports.
  • Preparing documentation for the board and board subcommittees.
  • Researching governance and corporate law and related matters and preparing opinions and reports and memoranda.
  • All contracts, agreements, and legal documentation in the company.
  • Corporate governance in the company.
  • Advising the board in respect of corporate governance principles.
  • Implementing risk management frameworks and programs.
  • A comprehensive advisory service in the group, relating also to the regulatory framework in the insurance industry, prudential and market conduct, and representation on industry bodies.
  • Ensuring good internal and external stakeholder relationships as it pertains to the company secretarial function in the group.

Requisite Qualifications,Skills and  Experience

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The successful incumbent will:

  • Hold a law degree (at least LLB) and be an admitted attorney.
  • A CIS qualification will be advantageous.
  • Have a demonstrable record of achievement as Legal Advisor/Head of Legal in the financial services industry, preferably life insurance.
  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ post qualification experience in the governance and compliance and company secretarial environment, preferably in the financial services environment.
  • Have sound knowledge of and comprehensive expert understanding of corporate governance and company secretarial practices and procedures.
  • Have proven legal knowledge and skills, specifically pertaining to company law and the accompanying regulations, with a special emphasis on application in the insurance industry.
  • Have a sound knowledge of potential & market conduct legislation.
  • Have an ability to drive the compilation, implementation and management of corporate governance processes and procedures in the group.
  • Have proven skills and experience in rendering comprehensive board secretarial services, including minute taking.

In addition, the successful incumbent will:

  • Have an excellent command of the English language (total fluency is mandatory).
  • Be an astute business person with the gravitas to operate at group level.
  • Be strategically and commercially astute.
  • Have well-developed leadership and management skills and the gravitas and confidence to manage upwards as well.
  • Have well-developed analytical management skills including problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Display and exercise pedantic attention to detail and accompanying accuracy in all matters.
  • Be emotionally mature, driven and assertive as well as team oriented.
  • Have well developed interpersonal skills with an emphasis on the ability to influence and persuade and negotiate at all levels.
  • Have well developed and proven communication skills at individual as well as group level. (Well developed written and verbal skills go without saying).
  • Be computer literate

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