Head, Specialised Legal

Job Description

Job Details Group Shared Services: driving operational excellence, transparency and continuous improvement across our business, by leveraging scale, capabilities and innovation.Job Purpose• To design and manage the legal strategy across CRR• To provide specialist legal services to CRR• To analyse all new/amended/proposed legislation in order identify the impact and consequences of such legislation on CRR• To ensure the new/enhanced business lending products and operational processes, complex/structured finance deals, risk mitigation interventions and CRR specific agreements are not in violation of the applicable regulations/legislation/Code of Banking Practice/Financial Sector Charter/Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice and are aligned to the Bank’s standards.

Responsibilities + Skills

Develop, maintain, and monitor a robust process for the handover and managing of matters to external debt collection agencies and/or attorneys ensuring at all times that external debt collection agencies and attorneys are fully briefed with all required supporting documentation and that they are provided with detailed instructions timeously


Ensure compliance with the Code of Banking Practice/Financial Sector Charter/BEE Code/ legislation Identify credit/legal/reputational risk within the CRR environment and escalate same to the appropriate stakeholders Consult with stakeholders both internal and external (attorneys, customers, counterparties, the Banking Association, other banks, business units etc.)


Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 17th January 2020
  • Designation: Head, Specialised Legal
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, 17th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Standard Bank Group.
  • Address: 9th Floor 011 636 9111/2 SBZAZAJJ Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001 P O Box 7725
  • Website: https://www.standardbank.co.za
  • Company Profile:
  • To provide design and build decision agents and Credit process requirements for all Personal and Business products across the risk lifecycle for a particular stream (i.e. origination, account management and collections - to be customised per jobholder). This includes the process design of the end-to-end solution and working closely with appropriate Architectures (e.g., IT, Credit, Business, Data, etc.) to formulate sustainable strategic solutions.

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