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Head of Legal & Risk

Reference PE002412/CV
Location Gauteng, Sandton
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client, a prominent IT company, is seeking employ a experienced Head of Legal & Risk to their management team. 

Strong knowledge of corporate law, commercial, contracts, intellectual property, data protection and risk management principles secures!

This role is based in Sandton, Johannesburg.

A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

  • Admitted Attorney (completed articles).
  • 1 – 2 years post articles experience, preferably in a corporate or commercial environment.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate law, commercial; contracts, intellectual property, data protection and risk management principles.
  • Experience managing a team of legal and risk professionals is desirable.
Personal Attributes:
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
Responsibilities and expectations but not limited to:
  • Develop and implement legal and risk management strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant laws and industry standards.
  • Provide legal and risk management advice and support to senior management and other stakeholders on a wide range of legal and risk issues, including commercial contracts, intellectual property, and data protection.
  • Manage and oversee all legal and risk aspects of the company's operations, including contract negotiations, dispute resolution and litigation.
  • Work closely with external legal counsel and risk management advisors to manage legal and risk exposures and ensure the company's interests are protected.
  • Keep abreast of legal and risk management developments and trends that may impact the company and advise on appropriate action.
  • Manage and mentor a team of legal and risk management professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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