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Position titleLegal and Compliance Assistant
Place of performanceSouth Africa, United Arab Emirates
Apply by09/12/2018
Start date17/12/2018
Durationup to 2 years 731 days
QualificationBachelor's degree in Law or Legal Studies (preferably with a module in employment law).
Sector experienceMinimum of 3 years of demonstrable relevant Human Resources experience and/or minimum of 3 years of demonstrable relevant Humanitarian Aid experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 3 year of experience in Other (essential).
LanguageFluency in English (essential) and Arabic (desirable).
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
The Legal & Compliance Assistant, will support the Legal & Operations Director in ensuring the compliance of the company in all jurisdictions of operation, compliance with contractual requirements, compliance with management systems and management of legal risk.
Role objectives
Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Conducting research and compiling reports on applicable regulations and laws across all jurisdictions of operation (including but not limited to employment laws, company laws and tax laws)

Conducting other legal research

Supporting/Managing set ups of legal entities in new jurisdictions

Managing the compliance of existing legal entities’ annual local audit and reporting requirements

Liaising with local legal counsel and experts

Assisting in due diligence of partners, subcontractors, suppliers and clients

Assisting with/managing the handling of disciplinary cases (depending on complexity)

Reviewing RFP and bid documentation for legal risk factors

Assist in contract compliance and training operational teams on contractual requirements

Drafting legal documents

Drafting correspondence with clients and other parties

Drafting standard operating procedures and assist with ISO certification requirements

Keeping files organised and up to date in paper and/or electronic format

Project reporting
This position reports to the legal Director
Key competenciesThe successful candidate will:
Be a self-starter and able to work independently.
Be comfortable handling large work load, working under time pressure, managing multiple issues at once
Have strong organisational skills – ability to follow up on issues and prioritise
Possess excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Have superior research skills
Demonstrate a high level of discretion with confidential matters
Have experience with online document management systems
Have business proficiency in computer systems and MS Office applications
Team management
This role does not have team management responsibilities 
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