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Join this dynamic team as Head, Corporate Counsel!

Are you an experienced legal professional seeking a challenging leadership role? My client is looking for a dynamic individual to join their esteemed Bank as the Head of Corporate Counsel.

Job Summary:

As the Head of Corporate Counsel, you will play a pivotal role in providing legal counsel and support to the Bank and its subsidiaries. This includes handling diverse areas such as contracts, litigation, dispute resolution, credit matters, and employment issues.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
• Regular/Routine:
• Reviewing documents for credit facility drawdown, ensuring the Bank's interests are safeguarded.
• Preparation, review, analysis, and negotiation of legal, credit, and security documents.
• Acting as a liaison with external counsel.
• Perfecting and protecting the Bank's interests in securities and owned properties.
• Providing transactional and general support to the Investment Banking Division.
• Offering legal... support for credit facility recovery within the Bank's Remedial Asset Group.
• Providing advisory services to various Bank units and sections.
• Periodic Responsibilities:
• Conducting performance assessments of external counsels.
• Conducting Annual Quality Assurance Reviews of the Bank's facility and security documentation.
• Special and Other Duties:
• Undertaking any other duties as assigned or deemed necessary.

Work Guide & References:
• Total Bank’s SOPs
• Credit Policy Guide
• Banking Act
• Regulatory bodies guidelines, directives
• AML

Qualification and Experience Required:
• Minimum Education: A good first degree in Law and BL.
• Minimum Experience: Minimum of 12 years post-qualification experience in Legal within the Financial Services Industry, with at least 10 years in the Banking Sector and 5 years at a senior management level.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Policy development and management capabilities
• Legal documentation
• Litigation expertise
• Regulatory knowledge
• Corporate governance understanding
• Compliance monitoring
• Banking and financial industry knowledge
• Understanding of Financial Regulations (Domestic & International)
• Knowledge of Risk Management and Financial Standards (Domestic & International)

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements, please send your resume DIRECTLY to: helsmith@networkfinance.co.za

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Windhoek Namibia

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