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25 Feb 2022

Full-Time Legal Advisor

Sheila Durban, KwaZulu-Natal,

Job Description

Are you an Admitted Attorney who is looking to pursue a career in the Legal Department of a listed company, a well-established and reputable FMCG business?

Are you excited by the prospect of applying your legal experience and commercial awareness to meet the challenging demands of internal clients and external stakeholders, to fulfill the role of a trusted business advisor who brings experience and commercial awareness with the application of legal skills? If this sounds like you, then RCL FOODS needs you!

RCL FOODS is on the lookout for a Legal Advisor (Commercial) to join our team! The Legal Advisor will be responsible for advice and support on a wide range of legal matters ranging from commercial issues to compliance and contracts in order to ensure that all activities are managed efficiently and effectively in accordance with policies and practices.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB or equivalent)
Minimum of 5 – 8 years Legal and Management experience in a Corporate environment
A stellar Academic Record
Must be an Admitted Attorney

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Legal Advisor will form part of the Legal Team of RCL FOODS, reporting to the Legal Director, and will be responsible to for the management of the commercial work stream. The Legal Advisor fulfills a critical control function and collaborates with colleagues and other assurance providers to ensure the integrity of governance, compliance and good practice within the Group.

Duties and responsibilities within the area of responsibility include the following:

Ensuring services are delivered effectively and efficiently, sharing learnings across affected business units; effective leadership and delegation of tasks, execution of commercial legal work in accordance with the agreed work allocation.
Ensuring the execution of contracts and other legal commitments are in accordance with relevant company and group guidelines and generally accepted good governance standards and, where non-conformances are identified, ensuring that appropriate remedial measures are put in place.
Developing, building and implementing effective processes and systems to deliver sound legal outcomes.
Driving a risk-based approach to legal and governance issues and responses to add value to the business over time.
Establishment of a centre of excellence, identifying training and coaching needs and implementing appropriate interventions in collaboration with the Training function.
Overseeing the drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of legal agreements and transactions (corporate and commercial, procurement, financing, intercompany arrangements, customer contracts etc.).
Execution of legal assignments and projects.
General advice and guidance, embracing the role of trusted advisor to the business.
Cost control and overseeing the engagement and performance of external legal services providers with the objective of optimising legal spend and ensuring good quality and value for money.

How to Apply

Check out this job from RCL FOODS https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2934043915/

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