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LEGAL ADVISOR - CORPORATE COMMERCIAL - SANDTON

Our client is a franchisor and leading operator of fitness and health centres based throughout South Africa. A Corporate Commercial Legal Advisor position has become available within their Legal Department.

Overall Role Objectives

The role will contribute to their corporate, commercial and general legal advising functions. The role will include reviewing and drafting of contracts, providing legal advice and opinions, drafting policy documents and managing confidential information.

Key Performance Indicators / Responsibilities & Expected Results

Drafting and Negotiate Contracts

You must be familiar with drawing up and arranging terms of various types of contracts. This responsibility includes reviewing existing contracts and creating new documents.

Ensure Compliance with Corporate Laws

As Corporate Legal Advisor you must be well-versed in corporate law, in order to review company practices and processes to ensure legislative compliance.

People Management

Manage own personal development. Engage in a professional manner with internal and external stakeholders. Take responsibility for all issues facing the legal department, work as member of a team and mentor /coach new employees as and when required.

Communicate regularly with management and make recommendations on improving efficiencies in the department.

Budget & Financial Management

Verify invoices submitted by attorneys, counsel and other external service providers.

Professional Service Delivery

Negotiate, draft, review and vet contracts to meet requirements.

Provide strategic legal advice, negotiate legal agreements, and draft the relevant legal documents.

Identify the impact of changes in legislation, regulations and codes of practice on internal legal processes and policies.

Proactively review applicable legislation and remain up to date with legal trends.

Analyse company policies and, where applicable, provide solutions that will ensure compliance with legislation.

Stakeholder Relationship Building, Networking and Management

Interact with Group business units, other Group functions and external stakeholders on legal matters and disputes Manage attorneys and counsel in outsourced legal matters

Interact with customers and suppliers and their legal advisors.

Reporting

Reporting as required to management.

Ad-hoc Requests

Performing ad-hoc requests to assist the company to mitigate risk.

Any other duties/tasks relevant to the position as delegated by management.

Minimum Requirements

LLB Degree

Admitted Attorney with private practise experience.

Minimum 5 years post admission work experience in the capacity of a corporate and commercial attorney

Preparing cases for trial or arbitration

Maintaining the confidentiality of legal documents and client records

Court and arbitration experience is preferable (required)

A thorough knowledge of the procedural requirements of civil litigation and arbitration

Core skills.

Reviewing and creating contracts, agreements and other legal documents

Negotiating with in-house and outside stakeholders.

Provide ad-hoc legal advice on a multitude of possible matter

Analyzing corporate policies and practices for adherence to legislation.

Applying knowledge of employment laws to resolve conflicts and ensure compliance

 

Salary is Market Related

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Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

CORPORATE COMMERCIAL ATTORNEY - SANDTON

Our client, a boutique law firm based in Sandton, specialising in commercial work, the client base is made up of blue-chip companies and is known in the marketplace for their long-term relationships with their clients. The firm's Partners are highly rated, as is reflected in their ratings by local and international rating agencies.  They are looking for an attorney with 3 – 4 years PQE in a Commercial Department.

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Admitted Attorney
  • Strong academic record and intellectual curiosity, creative thinker
  • At least 3 - 4 years' experience, working in a corporate commercial department 
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Ability to see the big picture
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong time management skills, ability to stay calm under pressure when juggling multiple projects
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Driven by professional growth
  • Strong professional presence
  • Client service focus
  • Team player
  • Strong judgment
  • Proactive, resourceful, takes initiative
  • Long-term interest in business law
  • Fluency in English
  • Candidates with a B.Comm LLB, with a 70% minimum pass rate in Commercial Law Subjects

The ideal candidate over and above the standard skills (communications, computer skills, etc.) must be able to

  • Produce quality work on time
  • Does not just know the law, but also has insight into the law.
  • Understand business principles.
  • Can be innovative on how they bring the law and business requirements together.
  • Do the above with a "can do" attitude and enjoyment.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proven experience working on complex transactional matters
  • Conducting brief or somewhat more complex research, or drafting of memoranda (search for judicature, commentaries to specific legal issues)
  • Drafting of basic agreements (according to model documents), powers of attorney, draft resolutions of General Meetings, waivers of appeal, various statements
  • Involvement in due diligence – analysis of agreements in data room and their subsequent description
  • Communication with clients (via telephone, E-mail)
  • Assisting clients with corporate establishment, registration, transformation and governance
  • Conducting research and analysis on impact of M&A
  • Drafting legal memoranda on broad range of topics arising under commercial law and corporate law
  • Providing direct assistance to senior lawyers on matters arising in the course of day-to-day provision of legal services to leading international and domestic corporate clients
  • Joining educational seminar and practice groups
  • Drafting of all types of corporate documents required for organization of all types of companies or for adoption of changes to companies (e.g. change of business name, registered office, statutory body, etc.) and subsequent registration thereof in Commercial Register (i.e. powers of attorney, statements, decisions, simple draft agreements), drafting of motions for entry of changes in entries of companies in Commercial Register, completion of schedules to such motions
  • Communicating with foreign authorities, preparing forms, and serving notice
  • Organizing General Meetings, on their own or together with senior attorneys
  • Assisting in due diligence
  • Assisting foreign clients in paperwork 

Salary is market related.

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Location: Sandton
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

Our client is an International Mining House with operations across Africa.

They are looking for a Metallurgist with experience in Iron Ore to join their Company.

The role is based in the Northern Cape.

Key Performance Areas

The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Plant Iron Ore team to reach targets and improve productivity.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Degree in Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering 
  • 2-4 Years Iron Ore Plant exprience
  • Medical Fitness
  • Computer Literate
  • Valid driver’s license

Salary - Market Related & Based on Exprience

Please apply online

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Location: Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

 

Risk and Compliance Manager

One of the largest law firms in South Africa has an exciting opportunity available at their offices based in Sandton for a Risk and Compliance Manager to join their team.

Purpose of the Role:

To take full responsibility for the firm’s risk and compliance management function.

The candidate will manage the complete process from the development to the implementation and monitoring of key areas of risk and compliance within the firm.

Key responsibilities:

Strategy

  • Developing a risk and compliance strategy, incorporating existing risk and compliance management documents and initiatives;
  • Taking ownership of key responsibilities and implement the firm’s overall risk and compliance management strategy in consultation with the key stakeholders;
  • Developing and proposing new/amended policies, procedures and guidelines to give effect to this strategy; and
  • Reviewing and continuously improving the strategy, processes and activities.

Consultation

  • Working closely with the professionals and various support units in the firm to ensure and monitor the continued implementation of the firm's risk and compliance standards, rules and policies, and streamlining the processes of compliance in consultation with these stakeholders.

Identification and mitigation of new risks

  • Working proactively to remain abreast of new legislation and policy changes so as to quickly identify new risks specific to the law firm environment, and strive towards best practice in managing identified risk and compliance issues.  This includes but is not limited to FICA, POPI, Insurance, FATCA and Anti-bribery and Anti-Corruption.

Policy creation

  • Taking a leading role in coordinating internal stakeholders to develop new policies/procedures to address identified risks and compliance issues, and facilitating the drafting, review and approval of such policies/procedures.

Communication

  • Ensuring effective communication of the risk and compliance management policies and procedures to members of staff, and the development/refinement of forms, checklists and procedures;
  • Updating the firm on topical compliance and risk management issues;
  • Ensuring timeous communication to and with relevant external stakeholders, should the need arise; and
  • Managing documents as part of a central document management system.

Policy/Procedure management

  • Ensuring policies, procedures, and associated materials are regularly updated; and
  • Ensuring that all policies, procedures, and associated materials are both easily accessible to staff and stored in the firm's document management system.

Ad Hoc compliance projects

  • Planning, leading and managing ad hoc compliance projects within the firm as required from time to time.

Reporting

  • Preparing reports on a regular basis for the Management Team;
  • Updating the Executive Committee of the firm on progress made, where requested; and
  • Escalate breaches of policies and procedures appropriately.

Procurement - Third parties/Vendors/Service Providers

  • Maintaining oversight of, and approving, the contracts entered into between the firm and vendors, suppliers and other third parties to limit the exposure of the firm to any operational/financial or other risks associated with such contracts.

The ideal candidate should possess and exceed the following requirements:

  • A CA (SA) whos worked in the field of internal audit and compliance
  • A legal, compliance, risk or other relevant tertiary qualification;
  • A postgraduate qualification in the field of compliance or risk management will be advantageous;
  • At least 5 – 8 years appropriate experience within a corporate or professional services environment;
  • Experience in a law firm environment is an advantage.

Skills and Attributes:

Skills:

  • Ownership & accountability;
  • Excellent risk management and compliance monitoring skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and people skills with an ability to be assertive if needs be;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent project management, planning, organizational and coordinating skills;
  • Excellent research skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Support Departments and fee-earners to encourage compliance with a "tone from the top"; and
  • Information Technology - Advanced MS Office

Attributes:

  • Flexible;
  • Pro-active and innovative;
  • Pragmatic;
  • Self-motivated and determined;
  • Resilient and tenacious;
  • A focus on professionalism, integrity and ethical decision making;
  • Team centric;
  • Meticulous in attention to detail; and
  • An ability to assess and take calculated risks

 

City: Sandton

Salary: R950 per annum

Duration: Permanent

 

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Location: Sandton
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 950,000.00

Our client is an International Mining House with operations across Africa. They are looking for a Document Controller with experience in mining, safety and engineering projects. The role is based in the Northern Cape.

Preference will be given to EE candidates.

Requirements

  • Grade 12/N3 - Essential
  • Certificate in Quality Management/Document Control/records Management Diploma (will be advantageous)
  • Driver’s License
  • 1-2 years Demonstrated experience in document control or Admin in Mining
  • Advanced computer literacy skills (MS Office)
  • Strong administrative, time management and organisation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • SAP Knowledge (Advantageous)
  • Fitness Certificate

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing all important documents in Mining (SHEQ, PTO,PPE exc)
  • Keep information accurate and up to date
  • Create the requested documents as required
  • Provide the necessary documents to Mining Department
  • Ensure documents are safe and protected at all times
  • Maintain order and management of all files and documents to ensure easy access at all times
  • Maintain and update the relevant spreadsheets and databases as require
  • Reporting of outstanding documents required

Salary is market related and based on experience.

Please apply online.

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Location: Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

 

PROJECT LEAD - TAILINGS - NORTHERN CAPE - MINING - TAILINGS ENGINEER

 

Our client is a large international mining company with operations accross Africa. They are looking for a qualified Mechanical Engineer / Tailings Engineer to join their dynamic team in the Northern Cape. The person will be responsible for the Remining and Reclaiming Planning and execution for Taillings.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Taking charge of the Reminign and Reclaiming Plans for tailings of the mine.
  • Design, Planning and Feasibility plans.
  • Planning and Managing tailings projects on site;
  • Using advanced techniques, modifications and extension of theories, practices to synthesise and analyse data for decision making / recommendations;
  • Managing, analysing tailings reporting for projects which will include the design and implementation of mine waste storage facilities, the construction of tailings deposits, the operation and management of deposits, properties and behaviour of tailings, closure and deposits stability and seeping analysis and water storage dams and earthwork;
  • Providing safety leadership in health & safety (HSSE incident reporting);
  • Participating in training activities, mentoring and transferring knowledge to junior geotechnical / tailings engineers;
  • Planning, developing schedules, coordinating and overseeing manpower on important engineering projects to meet completion deadlines;
  • Supervising, coordinating and reviewing / evaluating activities carried out by junior engineers;

DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION

Relevant degree (BEng or BSc) in the Geotechnical / Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering

4 years plus experience post graduation with developed specialist skills in the area of tailings;

Legislation related to engineering design supporting water use and waste management license applications;

Financial knowledge (Understanding of Work in Progress, Accounts Receivables and DSOs);

Proven skills/ experience to lead integrated project mine waste projects coupled with sound project management skills;

Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel (Advanced), MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook , MS Projects, Slope stability and seepage analysis software. Proficiency in other engineering related software will be considered beneficial.

Project Management experience

 

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Location: Aggeneys - Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 1,400,000.00

 

Safety & Ventilation Management Students Graduates - Mining - Northern Cape

 

 

Safety and Ventilation Management Students Graduates - Mining - Northern Cape

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Are you eager to start your career? Are you a high academic achiever, a Golden Key member, a Dean's Merit List student? 

If you are a graduate searching for an opportunity in a global leading company with its presence in Africa, Asia and Europe then look no further!

As one of the oldest and most successful international mining companies in the country, our client is looking to hire dedicated, ambitious young men and women to fill key future roles in its ever growing organisation. 

If you are interested in helping our client to navigate the evolution of the mining industry you are encouraged to apply.

 

MINIMUM CRITERIA:

Must be able to pass medical fitness test

Must have passed all subjects (without supplementary exams and fails) from first year to final year.

Must be willing to be based in the Northern Cape for the duration of the programme

Must be able to start programme ASAP

Must be South African citizens

Must have a drivers license 

Must have the following degrees and qualifications or equivalent

  • BSc Honours Physiology (Occupational Hygiene as major)
  • BSc Health Science (Occupational Hygiene)

 

Preference will be given to candidates originating from the Northern Cape Province

   

WHY APPLY

• Successful candidates will be employed on a 3-year development programme, with a competitive remuneration package.

• Successful candidates will have the opportunity to learn and grow at one of the most digitally advanced mines in Africa.

• If you meet the minimum criteria, please send us an application letter with your CV, latest transcripts and qualification (if applicable).

 

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Location: Aggeneys - Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

Our client is a multi-national mining company with mines across Africa. They require the services of a very experienced Control and Instrumentation Engineer who has been involved with Refinery projects from start to finish at one of their mines in Namibia. 

The mine, is starting up Refinery Conversion project that will convert the existing facility into a toll smelter.

Job Profile:

The incumbent will be responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes.

Skills

  • Advanced process control (APC)
  • Distributed control systems (DCS)
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA).

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing new control systems
  • Testing, maintaining and modifying existing systems
  • Analysing data and presenting findings in written reports
  • Managing operations
  • Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal staff
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities
  • Project management within cost and time constrained environments
  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and quality standards
  • Providing advice and consultancy support
  • Purchasing equipment
  • Developing new business proposals.

 Qualification and Experience:

  • Degree in Instrumentation;
  • Relevant formal qualification in SCADA, PLC and Instrumentation Systems;
  • Preferably ten (10) years’ technical hands on experience in the design, development and implementation of control and instrumentation systems.
  • Full project experience

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Location: Aggeneys - Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

Our client is an international mining company with mines across Africa. They are looking for an experienced Commercial Controller to join their Projects Team in the Northern Cape.

We are looking for a procurement and contracting professional in a Project environment with a proven track record to play a pivotal role in enabling our client to become the anchor of growth in the Southern African Mining Industry to join the projects team. The incumbent will play a critical role in enabling the pipeline of the Projects including the flagship project – totaling the value of $1.5bn - in next 3-5 years

Key Functional Skills

  • Management of the project procurement process by ensuring that suppliers are evaluated technically and commercially before allocating orders.
  • The role requires working on multiple tasks simultaneously across contract management and procurement activities, and demands high levels of commercial and financial acumen, integrity and professionalism as well as professional knowledge of national and international commercial structures, legislation and operating frameworks.
  • The incumbent should have recognised data analytical skills, project management skills, negotiation and communication skills and the ability to influence others.
  • This position also involves interfacing with multiple levels within the organisation and requires a high degree of attention to detail.

Key Performance Areas

  • Assisting Project Heads with commercial planning to ensure best appointment of suppliers and contractors are achieved.
  • Ensuring that contractual obligations are met and corrective actions are taken where necessary.
  • Ensuring that contracts are valid and enforced.
  • Champion commercial governance, auditing and statutory reporting by:
    • Driving a strong governance culture by ensuring project compliance with both Zinc International and the wider group’s governance policies and procedures.
    • Negotiation skill & People Management Skills
    • Conflict Management & Influencing Skills
    • Evaluating the performance of suppliers.
  • Manage all project contractual processes
  • Reporting on actual, deviations and corrective actions if required in terms of WIP in line with group commercial procedures and guidelines.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering, Finance, Commerce, Procurement or a related field
  • MBA Highly Advantageous
  • 8-10 years of total experience (of which a minimum of 4 years should have been in a project commercial / contractual environment)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • SAP systems experience

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Location: Aggeneys - Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

OUR CLIENT

Our client is an international mining company, with global operations. They are currently undertaking various renewable energy and mining projects in the Northern Cape and Namibia. To support their rapid growth, they are looking for an experienced Executive who wants to take the reins of their Renewable Energy projects.

 

THE ROLE: HEAD – RENEWABLE ENERGY

The exciting leadership position: Head - Renewable Energy exists for a hardworking, enthusiastic and result driven individual. The company has a vision to be a globally renowned brand in their sector. We encourage seasoned leaders with a high level of passion and drive, to grab this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The incumbent will be the driving force of the entire Renewable Energy Projects pipeline.
  • S/he will conceptualize, lead, develop and negotiate an optimized power sourcing strategy to ensure availability of the same across all locations.
  • Stakeholder engagement is critical in the role.
  • Advocacy and Liaising with Government and statutory bodies will be required.
  • The incumbent will be the face of the company for all engagements and will lead the Renewable Energy Project team and enable them to implement their projects.
  • S/he will be responsible for management of the renewable energy project team, partner lock in and management thereof, also ensuring the security of reliable power at the right price.

 

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • An individual with a relevant degree in Engineering (or similar), with minimum 10 years’ professional experience in energy sourcing, of which at least 5 years should have been in renewable energy management should apply.
  • Additional qualifications - MBA and PMP are desirable.

SALARY

  • Market related

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online

 

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Location: Aggeneys - Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable