|Location||Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA and Central Technical College. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum.
|Job Functions||Compliance & Regulatory Affairs,Legal|
The Legal Officer supports and reports to the Group Legal Advisor and Company Secretary. S/he will be tasked with managing the organizations casework and legal matters. The Legal Officer is expected to contribute effectively to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives by providing and overseeing the Company’s function of case review and legal matters. The Legal Officer will also be expected to contribute significantly to broader organizational objectives based on their involvement and responsibilities for policy/procedural review, continuous improvement, research & development and stakeholder focus. The Legal Officer should have a strong commercial, corporate, contracts and legal litigation background. Should be able to with unsupervised and ensure a failsafe system of follow ups on matters, diary maintenance and reminders to the Group Legal Advisor on issues that effect the legal department and the Company as a whole. Strong administrative and managerial skills are required. Attention to deadlines and timelines timeously is ESSENTIAL. Must be able to produce monthly status reports on every matter within their portfolio. This is a key performance indicator.At an operational level the key purpose and function of this role is to:
•Develop and manage the Company’s legal assistance and casework;
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Litigation in High Court and Magitrate’s Court. A strong skillset is required.
Should you not receive any feedback in 6 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Educor will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals, suitably qualified in line with the inherent requirements of the job advertised
JOB REQUIREMENTS:•LLB Degree or equivalent
•Admitted as an attorney
•Minimum of 3 – 5 years post-admission experience in a legal environment.
•Experience in company secretarial duties and regulatory compliance an advantage
•Litigation experience essential. Must be able to draft pleadings, notices, documents without supervision.
** Commercial Litigation experience is essential.
** Experience in Property highly advantagious
NB: Please apply only if you are available immediately
|Job Closing Date||08/04/2021|