Legal Advisor

at etv South Africa
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Legal
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg


Introduction is South Africa’s biggest independent, free-to-air television channel and with over 16 million viewers, appeals to all races, ages and income groups and is the most viewed English language channel in the country.

Reporting to the Group Executive: Regulatory and Legal

The incumbent would be required to deliver the full scope of responsibilities of a Legal Advisor, aligned to Group, including but not limited to drafting all/any documents that require legal interpretation, providing advise and support on matters that have legal repercussions and liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive perspective on the Company’s legal positioning.
Job Functions Administration,Advisory,Legal
Industries Broadcasting / Transmitting,Media
1. Legal and Regulatory:
•Advise on legal matters, compile legal reviews/agreements, and assist with compliance / legal queries from internal and external stakeholders
•Assist and/or resolve ad hoc legal issues
•Drafting, reviewing, and vetting of contracts, intercompany agreements, proposals and other legal documents
•Provide legal advice and assistance in line with applicable legislation
•Receive, research and manage legal and support queries in a timely manner

2. Compliance:
•Ensure transactions are managed in accordance with the relevant and approved processes and protocols
•Maintain good working knowledge of legislation
•Manage internal POPI requirements
•Monitor and provide feedback on critical dates and contracts and/or agreements
•Provide legal support and conduct legal research when required
•Review all contract, legal drafts and reports in line with agreed templates, content and resolutions
•Stay abreast of legal and regulatory issues, industry developments and internal procedures may affect the organization and/or group and its governance
•Maintain regular reviews of new and existing legislation, regulations, policies and other to ensure compliance
•Management of all Company documents, including developing, implementing and maintain compliance documents, policies and procedures, and their distribution to stakeholders.
•Maintain and update all reporting requirements and/or system, both internal and external, assist with queries and liaising with the relevant persons/organisations.

3. Reporting and Administration:
•Attend to certain administration aspects as applicable to the role
•Compile minutes and submit board packs to allow for informed decision-making and feedback
•Facilitate and oversee department administration
•Prepare presentations and input when required
•Reporting to and liaise with relevant stakeholders

4. Stakeholder Liaison:
•Attend meetings with various departments and stakeholders
•Communicating with HOD or designated representative/s.
•Liaising with external and internal stakeholders regarding legal, regulatory and compliance matters

Education: Bachelor of Law
Languages: Business English
Experience: Minimum of 2 years experince in Legal and Regulatory, in the Media or Broadcast industry

Interested candidates can send their CV