A Leading insurance Company in centurion is looking for a Legal Adviser: 7 years financial services industry experience dealing with long term insurance, investment and associated products Essential.
Duties & Responsibilities
Providing general legal services to the business including dispensing advice to all areas within the organisation as required.
• A large focus area will entail drafting, vetting and negotiation of agreements withinternal and external clients and third parties. • Keeping abreast of legislative developments.
• Reviewing, interpreting and implementing relevant legislation in collaboration with the
Compliance Team. • Opinion work (written/verbal and formal/informal as required). • Legal research on pertinent issues that impact on the organisation business. • Presenting and training on legal issues and legislation. • Formulating and drafting of policy documents. • Render expert legal technical assistance, design, input and approval of new product structures during the product development process in the Long term insurance, Investments, LISP and Retirement Funds areas. • General Corporate Governance issues.
• Knowledge and in-depth understanding of the relevant financial services legislation e.g.Long-Term Insurance Act, POPI, ECTA, CPA, Pension Funds Act, FAIS and FICA as well as the secondary legislation that applies. • Extensive knowledge of financial products and the structuring thereof. • Knowledge of the advice processes associated with the marketing and selling of investments and linked investment products • Retirement planning, business insurance and estate planning knowledge • Sound knowledge of the financial markets. • Ability to operate and think independently and laterally • Self-starter/pro-active • Business acumen • Assertiveness • Trustworthy • Professional • Responsible and accountable
Desired Experience & Qualification
• LLB degree • Admitted attorney • At least 7 years financial services industry experience dealing with long term insurance, investment and associated products.