Standard Bank Vacancies 2023 – Head: Legal, Insurance

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Job Description:

We are looking for a candidate to provide specialist, relevant and quality legal advice and services to all areas of the Insurance and Investments business (Business) and, where required, business units within Consumer & High Net Worth Clients and the Client Solutions businesses, as well as legal entity boards, and various internal governance committees as required from time to time.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide Legal expertise to develop the relevant technology requirements in order to drive the optimisation of work output, this may include communication methods in remote working environments.
  • Drive the alignment of Legal decisions to those taken at a Standard Bank Group level so that consistencies may be leveraged, and Standard Bank Group Legal standards may be applied.
  • Identify long term plans to promote Legal’s mandate and to ensure its alignment to the functional and wider organisational strategy.
  • Partner with People and Culture in motivating for architectural decisions that address job grades, roles and skills within the Legal function.
  • Provide legal oversight in relation to strategic business transactions and serve on appropriate governance forums for the approval of transactions.
  • Contribute to the development of Group legal risk management policies.
  • Enable licenses to operate, following up to ensure that they are obtained and maintained in respect of the particular legal entity / country.
  • Contribute to the legal capability strategy and decision-making alongside the capability areas’ leadership.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 15 years Legal – Proven experience in setting the direction and precedent for engagement in legal matters. Setting risk mitigation strategies at an organisational level.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the legal/financial and/or corporate/commercial sectors at a senior management level.
  • Post Graduate Degree – LLB; Admitted attorney; Relevant professional membership
  • Post Graduate Degree – Legal

Job Details:

Company: Standard Bank

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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