Chief Advisor Legal

at Eskom South Africa
Location Illovo, Sandton, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Legal
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Minimum Requirements




  • LLB or B Proc at NQF 8 with 480 Credits




  • 7 Years’ experience in the Legal and Strategic business environment

Skills and Competencies


  • Behavioural

o Able to work under pressure

o Professionalism

o Able to work independently and in a cross-functional team

Honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness


  • Leadership

o Team player

o To mentor and provide guidance to senior legal advisors

o Take ownership and accountability for responsibilities

o Ability to drive the implementation of strategy effectively


  • Knowledge

o Knowledge of Legislations and Common law,  in particular,  Energy, Mining and Petroleum law, Environmental law and Admin and  Procurement law;

o Contract drafting and negotiations of coal supply, fuel and other sources of resources  for the running of a power station;

o Experience with liaising with the competition commission , environmental and mining regulatory bodies

o Experience in Commercial, Company law;

o Exposure to NEC Contracts would be an added advantage

o Knowledge of all relevant and applicable legal principles.


  • Skills

o Relevant legal knowledge and training

o Research ability

o Analytical skills

o Strategic analysis and assessment

o Business acumen

o Commercial know-how

o Negotiation skills

o Interpersonal relation skills

o Communication skills

o Computer literacy

Key Responsibilities


  • Strategic, general, and more complex and/or specialised legal advice pertaining to coal fuel contracts .
  • Managing dispute resolution and providing negotiation assistance.
  • Advising on the implementation of legislation and case law, particular Mining Law.
  • Managing external attorneys.


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