Full-time Alpha Mead Facilities: Head, Legal and Company Secretary Vacancy
Alpha Mead Facilities is an organisation with the goal of being the best 3 Facility management companies in the world, currently AMF is present in more than five African countries, in addition, we plan to have another head office in Dubai and also open new offices around the globe.
With AMF you will be given the best process and people to work with. One of our businesses that is majorly into real estate development is in need of Real Estate Analyst.
The Job : Head, Legal and Company Secretary
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp
You will mitigate the legal and commercial risk from the legal perspective of the company and provide timely legal advice to management on business contracts with corporate clients and other stakeholders to ensure that the corporate identity is protected; working directly with the Deputy Managing Director to provide secretarial duties for the company.
You duties will include but not limited to:
Leadership and Supervisory Role:
Provide proactive, in-depth, legal, business-focused advice to management.
Implement initiatives and processes in order to set standards and reinforce a culture of integrity, quality, ethical behaviour and responsibility across the strategic business units and corporate clients.
Analyse and identify the legal risks and implications of all of the business transactions with corporate clients.
Informing the senior management in all departments of the business information of developments in laws and regulations that potentially affect the SBUs
Implement key legal processes that relate to legal drafting, negotiations, and commercial settlement agreements.
Take a leading interest in the management of the business resources and budget allocation for the business legal activities.
Contributes to the business strategy and decision making processes alongside other departmental leaders.
Responsible for ensuring that all allegations of legal misconduct are reported in a timely manner to the executive team in an attempt to maintain integrity within the business
Manages legal risk within the SBUs by taking responsibility for providing legal advice to respective business senior leadership on all legal matters affecting their individual business transactions;
Provide senior leadership across the business with strategic and operational guidance, aiding them in the management of litigation issues such as contract disputes and product liability
Review and provide advice to the business upon request on matters concerning applicable contracts required for operation of the business
Instruct and assist external legal partners where necessary in identifying potential legal risks and assessing the issues impacting legal risk, which ensures that all of the business risk management approaches are viable
Skill Set and Profile:
Verbal and written communication skills;
Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels;
Attention to detail and a well-organised approach to work;
The ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure;
The capability to work with numerical information, plus analytical and problem-solving skills;
A diplomatic approach and the confidence to provide support to high-profile company staff and board members;
Team working skills;
Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information;
A sound grasp of corporate governance issues;
Commercial frame of mind
Minimum Educational Requirements and Work Experience:
Degree or similar qualification in Law;
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience as legal advisor and/or company secretary;
Full understanding of the legal framework, contractual issues, governance issues, and labour laws across Africa;
Experience supporting company executives and preparing relevant documentation for the board.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft office applications, particularly Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
Functional and Technical Competencies:
Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Relationship Management, Problem Solving, Commercial Strategy, Results Orientation, Negotiation Techniques, Attention to details, and Evaluation of Commercial Activities.
Effective Decision Making, Planning and Organising, Team Work, Communication, Presentation Skills, Influencing & Negotiation, Big Picture Thinking, Innovation, Change Management, and good use of Initiative.
Strategic Vision, Result Orientation, Live the Values of the Company, Team Management, People Development.