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  • Posted: Sep 30, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 30, 2020
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    Indwe Risk Services (Pty) Ltd is a leading personal, business and specialist risk and insurance advisory business. Indwe came into existence in 2006 - the product of a merger between Thebe Risk Services and Prestasi Brokers, both of which had a formidable history in insurance. Thebe Risk Services was established in 1903 as Hoskens Insurance and in 1992 beca...
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    Legal Administrator


    • To ensure that business functions within the Legal and Compliance frameworks
    • To provide legal input, co-ordination and administrative support with regards to Indwe’s Legal and Compliance Framework.


    (External/ Internal factors which influence the work environment, taking into account future conditions and strategic requirements.)

    • Financial Services Sector
    • Regulatory Financial Bodies (IFRS, KING IV)
    • South African Regulatory framework of insurance / brokerage industry
    • Competitive environment
    • Customer Focus
    • Service Excellence
    • Target driven environment


    (Customers to whom the service is rendered / impacted upon.)

    • Suppliers
    • Regulatory Bodies
    • Group Internal customers
    • Shareholders
    • Professional Bodies (CSSA)
    • Board Members
    • Legal firm


    All Indwe employees are expected to conduct themselves in a manner commensurate with the Indwe values.


    • Actively seeking continuous Improvement


    • To care for our clients with Empathy


    • Proving the best solutions to our customers


    • To learn, grow and embrace diversity


    • To take responsibility and use initiative




    • LLB or B.Comm (majoring in Risk Management)
    • FAIS Regulatory Exam (RE5) (advantageous)
    • FAIS Credits at NQF Level (advantageous)
    • Practical Legal Training (preferred)


    • 2 years compliance, legal and/or risk management experience
    • 2 years legal apprenticeship or article period (or working towards)
    • Attorney admission examination (or working towards)



    • Business Acumen
    • Computer Literacy (MS Packages)
    • Communication
    • Legal writing skills
    • Planning and organizing
    • Time management
    • Analytical Skills and Problem Solving
    • Attention to detail
    • Interpretation
    • Influencing and Negotiation
    • Presentation
    • Decision making
    • Change Management
    • Business Insight
    • Monitoring
    • Building Relationships


    • Corporate Law Fundamentals
    • Corporate Governance Fundamentals
    • Relevant Legislation
    • Continuous Professional Development


    • Verbal & Written Communication
    • Assertiveness
    • Confidentiality
    • Honesty & trustworthiness
    • Interpersonal effectiveness
    • Service excellence
    • Ability to effectively adapt to change
    • Accuracy
    • Self-motivated
    • Self-confidence, visibility and impact
    • Resilience
    • Excellence Orientation
    • Drive
    • Enthusiastic
    • Flexibility
    • Sound Work Ethic
    • Result oriented / Deadline orientated
    • Professionalism
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Work according to set policies and procedures


    Risk Management

    • Monitor internal controls to ensure compliance with relevant legislation
    • Improve and maintain regulatory compliance
    • Manage annual Intermediaries Guarantee Facility renewals
    • Manage the collation of relevant tender documents for business as required
    • Regular research, and reporting of regulatory changes affecting the business

    Contracts and Vendor Management

    • Manage all lease and rental agreements for premises and equipment
    • Drafting, vetting and finalising of new business contracts according to set standards and negotiations
    • Ensure Service Level Agreements are in place in respect of: Agencies, Payroll, Insurers, Partners, Suppliers and Business in general
    • Where applicable liaise with the relevant stakeholder and monitor Service Levels and report corrective action
    • Monitor potential risk and exposure on contractual obligations and agreements
    • Maintain the contractual database (filing and systems)
    • Ensure that contractual terms and conditions with suppliers are in line with the business strategy, and report on any irregularities – vetting of all business contracts
    • Take ownership of contractual agreements and ensure accuracy of terms and conditions

    Corporate Governance

    • Monitor compliance to relevant legislation, charters and codes of good practice (Companies Act, Insurance Act, FAIS, GAAP & IFRS, Tax etc. according to internal set guidelines.)
    • Report and provide recommendations and advice to business regarding contractual and legal matters
    • Assist with drafting and vetting of compliance and risk management company policies and charters, submit to board members for approval; ensure annual revision of approved policies
    • Submit regular reporting to Exco, Board and FAR on related matters

    Stakeholder Relationship Management

    • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders
    • Brand ambassador – Ensure that the Indwe brand is positioned positively in the market 
    • Monitor service level agreements

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Indwe Risk Services on to apply

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