General Manager Legal And Risk

Full-time

General Manager Legal And Risk

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General Manager Legal and Risk (RAN210504-3) - Rand Water
Closing Date 2021/05/25
Reference Number RAN210504-3
Job Title General Manager Legal and Risk
Portfolio Shared Services
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Gauteng
Location – Town / City Johannesburg
Location – Site Rietvlei
Job Advert Summary Rand Water is currently looking for a General Manager Legal and Risk to oversee the legal and risk requirements of Rand Water, especially the designated National Key Points.
Minimum Requirements Minimum Education: Appropriate NQF Level 8 Qualification/ An LLB degree and an Admitted attorney or Advocate. Certification from Compliance Institute of South Africa and Risk Management Institute Desired Education: A Postgraduate Qualification (NQF Level 9) or equivalent qualification will serve as an advantage. Membership to a recognized professional body or similar recognition in the community of practice (current or eligible for future registration) Certification from Compliance Institute of South Africa and Risk Management Institute Minimum Experience: 10 years’ relevant work experience and; at least 5 years’ legal and risk management/Legal experience at senior management level. Desired Experience: At least 10-15 years’ experience at senior management level, leading a team of professionals, preferably within a key point.
Primary Duties Uphold the primary mandate of Legal Services and Risk Advisory services to protect and defend Rand Water in all material aspects. Proactively Identify and Manage Enterprise Risks impacting Rand Water brand(s) internally and externally. Oversee the provision of legal opinions, support and stakeholder advice on material issues impacting Rand Water. Review and structure all commercial contracts with external parties, ranging from customer interface, suppliers and entities. Develop and implement an Integrated Legal and Enterprise Wide Risk Strategy for Rand Water, as well as a holistic SABS, SANAS, WHO and ISO Risk Frameworks. Monitor residual risk levels against risk tolerance levels necessary to govern overall risk assurance management program. Proactive develop mitigating plans and business continuity plans to counter risks that could negatively impact enterprise performance objectives. Generate a universal risk register and improvement plans to address the Top 10 organizational risks and gain commitment between management and non-executive directors. Develop a risk matrix and early warning system, tools and reporting template for managing and mitigating risks.
Knowledge Minimum Knowledge: • Interpretation of Statutes, • Legislative Requirements (e.g. OHSA, PFMA, etc.) and Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks Desired Knowledge: • Proven track record of practicing in a legal and risk management environment, as well as managing a successful. team of professionals.
Skills • Strong leadership capabilities, • Ability to navigate community related challenges and complexities into business solutions, • Building strategic partnerships and collaborations to achieve business results, etc
Attitude • Ability to work independently • Ability to deal with people at all levels • Customer service orientation • Innovation • Results driven • Resilience • Respect for confidentiality • Decisiveness • Ability to do assessment of legal risk exposure across the organisation Rand Water as an organization has the right to fill or not fill any advertised positions