Thursday , April 18 2024

PRASA Vacancies 2024 – Legal Advisor

Website Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa - PRASA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor legal compliance to legislation, policy and process throughout the organisation on a regular and ongoing basis
  • Create and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports on legal matters
  • Build and manage effective and productive business network relationships with all relevant internal and external parties
  • Lead and participate in the undertakings of legal due exercises to identify and mitigate legal risks facing PRASA
  • Provide substantial practical support and advice with respect improvements of business controls and risk management
  • Promote and drive awareness of laws and regulations that are applicable to PRASA and its subsidiaries
  • Draft and provide legal opinions
  • Provide expert legal guidance and support to departments, divisions and subsidiaries
  • Ensure all process deviations are brought to the attention of the General Manager: Legal
  • Manage and direct any queries or issues arising from attorneys
  • Report on the progress of cases handled by external attorneys
  • Negotiate charge out rate where possible
  • Provide expert analysis and commentary on legislation relevant to PRASA and assist in developing a risk management strategy for the organisation.
  • Provide major contributions in the development, implementation and monitoring of corporate law frameworks, policies, procedures and uniform norms and standards for the provision of legal services and management of legal risk
  • Ensure that the costs incurred in matters under his/ her management are reasonable and fair to PRASA

Job Requirements:

  • An understanding of the risk environment in which the different business units operate; and
  • An understanding of the business objectives (strategic, business and operating model) of the different businesses;
  • Understanding and insight into the Rail, Property Management and Bus Industry
  • Understand the legal implications and pitfalls of policy wordings.
  • Knowledge of Alternative Dispute Resolution processes in Engineering and Construction Contract;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Certification of Admission
  • 5 years post admission experience in Commercial/Corporate Law
  • Admitted Attorney
  • Drivers Licence – Own Transport
  • 8 to 10 years’ Legal Experience

Job Details:

Company: Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa – PRASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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