De Beers Group Legal Specialist - Commodity Trading Jobs in South Africa

De Beers Group Legal Specialist - Commodity Trading Jobs in South Africa


Purpose:

  • The role holder is responsible for supporting the management of legal risks and opportunities associated with Anglo American’s marketing business (excluding De Beers).

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Support the success of Anglo American providing a wide range of legal advice to Anglo American’s marketing business (excluding De Beers).

    • Identify key legal risks and opportunities associated with the marketing business’s activities, including day to day trading queries (physical and paper), disputes, projects and origination transactions.

    • Work closely with the business teams to provide timely and appropriate advice in connection with commercial transactions, projects and strategy developments.

    • Support the compliance and risk teams to provide effective operational compliance oversight and monitoring.

    • Manage the provision of legal services by external lawyers and law firms in a cost-effective manner.

    • Manage client relationships to deliver high quality/timely advice to the Anglo American Group in relation to its marketing business legal activities.

    • Support the success of Anglo American in providing legal support to the Anglo American Group wherever it is required.

    • Demonstrate behaviour in line with the Group’s values, standards and a professional workplace.

    • Participate as an effective team member in working collaboratively with your leader, peers and relevant others (including from other teams) to achieve business goals.

    • Participate in relevant safety audits, inspections and observations, and address issues
    as part of demonstrating safety leadership.

    Qualifications:

  • A Law Degree or Qualified Legal Practitioner.

    Knowledge and Experience:

    • Experience of international commodity trading (physical and paper) preferably gained in-house within a large multinational commodities company.

    • Would be preferable to have experience in drafting and negotiating international commodity sales contracts in bulks, precious metals and LME products (Incoterms, SCoTA, SIOTA), including shipping terms for bulks and containerized vessels.

    • Knowledge of anti-trust, compliance and sanctions issues in commodity contracts.

    • In-depth understanding of identifying and mitigating risk.

    • Commercial awareness and pragmatism.

    • Broad understanding of English law or relevant common law.

    • Dispute resolution.

    • Experience of working for a global business with operations in diverse locations.

    • Commercial understanding of consequences of legal risk and scenarios.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; De Beers Group Legal Specialist - Commodity Trading Jobs in South Africa


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