Dimension Data Senior Legal Advisor Jobs in South Africa

Dimension Data Senior Legal Advisor Jobs in South Africa

  • Manages legal business matters pertaining to the organization. Provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to a number of in-house clients. Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the organization’s government and regulatory compliance. Reviews legal data and advises organization on appropriate legal action to be taken.

  • Performs litigation on the company’s behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal matters handled by outside counsel. Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, including corporate organization, securities compliance, drafting transactional documents, license agreements, employment law, immigration law, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, and contract management.

  • Experience in trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry as well as SEC reporting.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the delivery of general legal counsel to other legal resources within Dimension Data.

  • Participate in the provision of legal counsel to business, first line Legal Managers and Senior Legal Managers within Dimension Data.

  • Work closely on the finalisation of client deals, legal co-ordination and contribute to the development of company policies and procedures, ensuring legal consistency within the areas in which they operate.

  • Offer detailed legal advice and commercial support to management on transactions with clients, suppliers and other 3rd parties.

  • Work closely with risk management team to assist with the revision and development of company policies and procedures and contribute to the management of corporate governance.

  • Participate in the delivery of legal counsel and commercial support to the Bid management team on low complexity and smaller clients and/or vendor proposals and transactions.

  • Ensure the consistency of commercial, legal and risk management in the business units in which they operate by working on strategic projects.

  • Offer detail legal support and contribute legal information to low complexity labour matters within Dimension Data.

  • Support the team with the implementation of compliance policies and the dissemination of regulatory information within the
    assigned business unit.

  • Support with co-ordination of litigious matters.

  • Provide regular reports on the status of legal issues being dealt with.

  • Ensure that all relevant information regarding legal matters is accurate and kept up to date by updating the legal activity progress documents and providing regular reports on problem status to the relevant management teams and stakeholders.

    Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of IT industry environment and business needs.

  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships.

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to present information clearly and succinctly.

  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity and professionalism.

  • Good commercial acumen.

  • Proactive approach with excellent attention to detail and planning and organising skills.

  • Ability to influence and negotiate.

  • Ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.

  • Ability to work in high-pressure situations.

  • Ability to establish and manage processes and practices through collaboration and the understanding of business.

  • Ability to manage urgent and complex tasks simultaneously.


    Academic Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Legal.

    Required Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role (commercial or legal) within a global organisation.

  • Demonstrated success of providing sound legal advice.

  • Specialist experience working co-ordinating information across multiple regions.

  • Subject matter expert on key legal trends that impact business and case law.

    How to Apply

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