Legal & Compliance Officer

Legal & Compliance Officer
Iemas Financial Services
Centurion, Gauteng


Posted 12 May 2021 – Closing Date 31 May 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • Provide overall business enhancement by ensuring the legal contractual and regulatory requirements are adhered to. Monitor compliance with relevant legislation in the financing environment of Iemas.

Job Outputs:

  • Provide legal advice, analysis and/or opinions on all legal matters.
  • Identify any legal issues and impact that may arise from the changing regulatory landscape.
  • Update existing legal policies on an annual basis and provide to for approval and sign off.
  • Review legal documents.
  • Formulate, implement and maintain a risk-based compliance plan on an annual basis.
  • Conduct regular compliance monitoring exercises.
  • Promote and sustain an ethical compliance culture
  • Update existing compliance policies on an annual basis and provide to for approval and sign off.
  • Prepare reports on legal and compliance matters when called upon to do so.
  • Manage complaints from the relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Provide input on legal and compliance related topics and policies to HR for training purposes
  • Consult and collaborate with all relevant external and internal stakeholders.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a document management strategy.
  • Manage of internal policies and guidelines (version control, change management)
  • Complete Individual Development Plan. Attend learning and development courses. Participate in peer and team learning initiatives.


  • Matric
  • Bachelor’s degree LLB OR B Proc
  • Admitted Attorney – Essential
  • Compliance Institute Membership – Desirable


  • 3 years’ experience contract management post articles (Operational)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Business acumen, knowledge of relevant Standard Procedures and Codes of Practice,
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation (National Credit Act, The Protection of Personal Information Act,The Co-operatives Act, the Companies Act and the Consumer Protection Act), Financial acumen, Knowledge of document management principles and systems
  • Advanced communication skills, Interpersonal skills, Presentation skills, Business English, Computer literacy Information search, Analytical skills, coordinating skills, planning & problem solving skills, Cross Boundary skills, conflict management skills, detail conscious, deadline orientated, Able to work independently.