Legal Specialist

  • Contract Specialist position

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Undisclosed basic salary plus benefits

  • Job 2071011 | Ref Special123

  • Posted 15 Sep 2017 by RecruitIQ

About the Position

  • Develop a system for preparation of contractual documents, ensuring identification of standard and critical legal clauses to save the interest of the company.
  • Draft & negotiate contract & subcontract agreements and make business decisions and recommendations in accordance with polices and legislation applicable to the company
  • Draft, vet, review issue, contractual notices in accordance with the signed contract
  • Manage and enforce the change management process during project execution
  • Compile and maintain contract documentation for the duration of the project
  • Assist project managers with all aspects relating to the contract and ensuring compliance with relevant contractual requirements
  • Assist project managers and other internal clients with drafting letters and other necessary documentation
  • Responsible for the process of submitting and tracking of claims to the clients as per contract requirements
  • Attending of client meetings when required
  • Building of positive relationships with clients to promote the company
  • Monitors compliance to contract requirements ensuring all conditions are satisfied
  • Initiates and/or conducts meetings with contractors concerning contractual problems as requested by Construction Project Manager.
  • Prepare contractual claims including extensions of time, prolongation cost, acceleration cost, and all other contractual claims.
  • Review tender documents, check and verify letter of Award and contract documentation
  • Continuously review contract documents and ensure that company's contractual rights are protected and to advise on same.
  • Follow-up contractual requirements such as Construction Performance Guarantees, Insurances and other such documentation.
  • Prepare submission to mediation, adjudication and or arbitration
  • Communicate with Consultants and Clients on Contractual matters, delays, extension of time, variations, warranties, etc., including co-coordinating same with other departments; attending Site Meetings if required.

Providing legal advice and guidance on all kinds of legal matters

Desired Skills

  • construction
  • legal

Desired Work Experience

  • 5 to 10 years Legal Advisory

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Diploma
  • CFA

About The Employer

Large government institution in Johannesburg

Employer & Job Benefits

  • medical aid
  • sick leave
  • annual leave

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