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Divisional Legal Contracts Administrator (paralegal), Durban

Last update 2024-02-22
Expires 2024-02-21
ID #2005532513
250 R
Divisional Legal Contracts Administrator (paralegal), Durban
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,
Modified January 24, 2024


Minimum Job Requirements:
National Diploma in Business Administration/Contract Admin or Paralegal Studies.
B. Admin/B. Com in Admin or LLB an advantage.
Min. 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
The Job:
Report to the Senior Contracts Administrator:

Legal Overview:
Draft, vet and interpret commercial agreements, legal correspondence and memoranda within defined timelines.
Review external commercial agreements and other legal documents including renewal agreements).Â

Propose amendments in line with Divisional and Group policies.
Draft agreement and risk summaries to highlight risks in agreements.
Credit Applications:
Liaise with business units in respect of new credit application requirements and collate credit application review form details, for legal review.
Review new credit applications and identify commercial and legal risks prior to sending to legal for review.
Review company information completed on credit applications.
Liaison with legal and business units to facilitate completion, and ensure signed credit applications are in place and maintained.
Other Legal:
Assist with legal research of specific legal issues affecting the business where necessary.
Review and draft legal letters, legal notices and correspondence.
Approving Legal Agreements:
Perform comparison between expired and new replacement contracts for identification of changes and areas of concern.
Review company information completed on legal documents.
Review third party amendments to agreements against latest legal version/comments to identify changes.
Review signed copy of agreements against approved signing version.
Authorised Signing of Agreements:
Ensure that all approved contracts are signed in accordance with the Approval Framework, shareholder agreements and other applicable agreements.
Statutory Information Records Management:
Administer the maintenance of the internal company information schedules, letterheads and statutory details; record on a quarterly basis and when changes arise.
Administer the maintenance of published agreements, letterheads, and legal information on Share Point.
Share Point:
Load departmental documents for Manager's approval.
Revision of departmental documents for Manager approval.
Co-ordinate Share Point access requirements with Manager.
General Administration:
Follow up on outstanding agreements and agreements in progress.
Electronic filing of emails in legal agreements correspondence files by BU/other contracting party.
Assist with adhoc corporate head office legal divisional reports updates, necessary weekly tracking all items review to be maintained and reported to management.
Compile, collate and review information required for adhoc departmental projects.
Continuous Improvement:
Identify improvement opportunities and make recommendations for improvements.
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Divisional legal contracts administrator (paralegal)
Min. Salary: 250

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