SENIOR LEGAL PRACTITIONER (C4) (NOVEMBER 2017)

Company AVBOB
Reference # 2SLP0006
Published 01/11/2017
Location South Africa
Introduction
AVBOB, AFRICA'S LARGEST MUTUAL ASSURANCE SOCIETY PROVIDING A ONE-STOP FUNERAL INSURANCE AND BURIAL SOLUTION, HAS A VACANCY FOR:
Job Functions Legal
Industries Insurance
Specification
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Working in conjunction with the compliance division to identify, interpret and keep track of all
insurance, regulatory and supervisory requirements applicable to the Society.
Understanding, researching and providing specialist regulatory advice on all current developments
arising in the industry.
Developing more structure, rigour and appropriate systems to facilitate the provision of quality
commercial and insurance legal support to the business units within the Society which will include
but not limited to advising management on the legality of insurance transactions, insurance
contracts and intermediary contracts.
Providing support services to the control functions within the Society
Management of ad hoc legal services to business units in the Group
Supervising, mentoring and supporting subordinates within the department in executing their daily
tasks.
Drafting, vetting, reviewing and negotiating of commercial agreements.
Litigation Management.
Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
LLB
Admitted as an attorney.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
5 – 6 Years relevant experience
Experience in both private practice as well as the corporate environment.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the business functions, and operational processes
within the insurance environment.
A fair understanding of the combined assurance model.
Conflict management skills / Strong problem solving skills
Communication skills (verbal/written) / good listening skills

SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
Conflict management skills
Problem solving skills.
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
Good listening skills
Ability to handle stress
Multitask
Time Management
Integrity, ethics and professionalism
Negotiating skills
Stress tolerance
Judgement and decision making
Job Closing Date 30/11/2017
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