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Title Associate: Employment Law
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg
Job Information

Job description

This is an excellent opportunity to join an Employment Law team offering a dynamic work environment and exposure to diverse matters and clients. The ideal candidate should be achievement oriented, focused and able to work independently under pressure in a deadline driven environment.

The work involves all aspects of employment law both litigious and non – litigious. The successful candidate will be expected to assume responsibility for working closely with clients as well as managing elements of various matters. As such, this role will offer the candidate an opportunity to develop excellent litigation, Management and drafting skills. The candidate must be hard-working, have good interpersonal skills and judgement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drafting inter alia agreements, affidavits, general correspondence and pleadings
  • Researching law and furnishing legal opinions
  • Attending consultations with clients and council
  • Attending to appearances at the Labour Court and CCMA
  • General practice management including inter alia: managing files, managing junior practitioners and attending to the recovery of fees
  • Liaising with attorneys.

Requirements

The candidate should be an admitted attorney with a strong academic record. in addition thereto, the candidate should also possess the following:

  • A thorough knowledge of collective and individual employment law, with at least 1-3 post article experience in an employment law department
  • A passion for employment law
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to self-regulate and manage junior practitioners
  • Excellent English Communication skills both verbal and written in addition to the above, it is essential that the candidate also demonstrate an ability to manage client relation, billing processes and practice management in general.
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Title Senior Professional Support Lawyer – Global Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Group
Salary Market Related
Location Can be based in any one of the firms 74 offices globally.
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The Role

  • The Senior PSL’s responsibilities in supporting the Group and working in the team are:
    First and foremost, develop, execute and maintain the Group’s Core Precedent Roadmap. The Core Precedent Roadmap is the compilation of the Group’s principal precedents and other key know how that are the minimum global legal know how needs of the Group that must be consistently kept up to date.
  • Ensure Group know how is available in the Firm’s legal know how search system.
  • Develop and prepare training materials and organize and present seminars and training sessions relevant to the Group’s lawyers.
  • Work closely with BD team members to provide legal knowledge to support developing client alerts, client webinars, thought leadership programs and other client facing collateral.
  • Action and implement other knowledge initiatives in the Group’s Business Plan.
  • Help establish a “knowledge-sharing culture” within the Group through focused communications to publicize the benefits KM.
  • Work closely with the Director to ascertain and monitor the knowledge needs and priorities of the Group, including how to continuously improve the Firm’s legal know how system.
  • Undertake legal and industry research as required.
  • Work with PSLs of other practices to help identify opportunities for working jointly with the Group on activities that are relevant across these other groups.
  • Work with office PSLs serving the Group, to monitor knowledge needs and priorities, particularly around new legislation and legal/policy developments.
  • Maintain the KM section of the Group’s intranet page.
  • Contribute to Global KM projects and initiatives as and when required.
  • Liaise with the PSLs serving other Global Practice/Industry Groups, sharing best practices with them and learning from them.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current developments relevant to the Group and prepare update

The Team.

The firm has been specializing in international energy, mining and infrastructure projects worldwide for over 60 years. Working seamlessly across 46 Countries, assisting clients to structure, acquire finance and implement projects and manage investments, whether in developed, developing transition countries. With local know-how and relationship, transnational capability and broad-ranging skills in finance, corporate tax, environmental and competition law , delivering integrated cross-border legal service that are unrivaled.

Key Skills and Experience Required

  • Law Degree with a current licence to practice law ( or eligibility for one)
  • At least six years post qualification experience as a practicing lawyer focused on drafting English law-governed contracts.
  • The six years post qualification experience should include at least three to four years of major projects deal work, such as conventional and green power project ; oil and gas  projects; mining and metals projects ; and infrastructure projects, particularly those structured as public private partnerships. Alternatively, candidates with a strong project or debt finance background will be considered.
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Title BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg
Job Information

Scope:
As Business Development Executive, your major focus will be to maintain and expand the company’s business, and to promote product forge, and maintain good relationships with all customers / end users and grow the road making product business within in South Africa

Key Accountabilities:
Sales Targets:
 Conduct a needs analysis to ensure that all sales target are met
 Conceptualise new and innovative strategies to achieve targets
 Follow up on new sales leads
 Calling on customers minimum four calls per day
 Analyse/recognise potential growth opportunities in the market
 Provide input to S&OP meetings (discuss accuracy of the forecasts, slow moving and obsolete stock and identify crisis areas)
 Assist with sales forecasts on a monthly basis
Customer Service:
 Record customer interaction
 Take informed decisions regarding terms and conditions of pricing, rebates, COD pricing and discounts
 Log customer complaints within 24hrs of complaint being received
 Conduct product trials at customers when required, and help technical department
 Update customer price lists, and ensure prices are updated within the Company’s operating systems
 Follow complaints until its conclusion, and advise customer of results.
 Assess materials when there are customer complaints
Key relationships:
 Business Manager
 Finance/Office Administrator
 End Users
 Customers
Essential Skills Required:
 People skills
 Communication skills- verbal and written
 Listening skills
 Business Acumen
 Advanced Computer Skills- Microsoft office suite
 Sales Skills
 Analytical problem solving skills
 Time Management skills
 Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
 Forecasting
 Attention to detail
 Organisation skills
 Patient customer liaison skills
Pre-Requisite Experiences:
 3 to 5 years sales and customer service experience
Formal Qualifications:
 Grade 12
 Sales and/or Marketing qualification is essential

Competencies Required:
 General knowledge of the industry
 Thorough knowledge of road marking technologies and solutions
 Technical knowledge on products
 Promote Collaboration
 Drive for Results
 Valid Drivers’ licence

Creating the Environment:
Who We Are – Values
 Integrity
 Service
 Teamwork
 Innovation
 Excellence
 Community

Who We Are – Success factors
 Brand Loyalty
 Innovation
 Change orientation
 Passion for success
 Process focus
 Customer focus

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Title Senior Corporate Commercial Associate
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg
Job Information
  • Admitted attorney with 3-5 years post admission experience in within a general Corporate Commercial practice.
  • LLB degree with an outstanding academic transcript.
  • Transactional M&A experience is required.

Description:

  • Drafting legal documents.
  • Drafting commercial agreements and other transaction related ancillary documents and agreements.
  • Drafting and lodging documentation for registration of companies and trusts.
  • Drafting resolutions of shareholders and directors of both public and private companies.
  • Furnishing legal opinions and advice on various areas of the law within the Corporate Commercial environment.
  • Attending to consultations with clients.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Self-starting,
  • Acting without prompting,
  • Takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required.
  • Ability to work well under pressure without compromising work quality or standards.
  • Ability to move past obstacles to achieve end results in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Ability to work well under pressure without compromising work quality or standards.
  • Ability to handle high volumes as well as meet deadlines with the view to adding value to the business by delivering the required results.
  • Working together with colleagues and staff to enhance the team’s overall performance.
  • Leveraging off team synergies and to ensure a productive, efficient and caring work environment.

Legal Technical skills

  • Possesses the legal technical skill to understand client requirements in order to deliver excellent client service and legally sound documents and advice.
  • Ability to apply theory in a practical and commercially astute manner.
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Title Service Technician
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg
Job Information

Qualifications

  • Trade Tested Electrician / Millwright (preferably Olifantsfontein).
  • Matric.
  • NTC-3- Electrical.
  • At least 3 years’ post qualifying experience in Automation/Fmcg.

Position description

To manage the service area effectively, efficiently and diligently in order to achieve and realize pre-set targets and goals to enhance the company’s’ profitability, image and customer satisfaction.

Customer satisfaction

  • Building long term, win-win customer relationships based on pro-activeness, building trust and meeting customer commitments.
  • Pro-active customer visit planning.
  • Quick responsiveness to customer complaints and issues there-by promoting the Schaefer values.
  • Ongoing communication with clients in order to apprise them of the status and condition of their installations and to assist them for future repairs and modernizations.

Requirements

  • Driver’s license.
  • Reliable vehicle.
  • Willingness to travel local and abroad and being away from home for period of times.
  • Work after hours and weekends when required.

Skills and Competencies

  • Working knowledge of PLC’s and Electrical systems.
  • SHE policies and regulations.
  • Commission machines and plant.
  • Computer literate in all MS office packages.
  • Mechanical aptitude.

Behavioral

  • Above average interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be self-driven and organized.
  • Good administrative ability.
  • A reliable person who is able to work under pressure.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must pay attention to detail.

 

 

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Title CSS HUB Manager
Salary Market Related
Location Middle East & Africa
Job Information

The world’s leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics systems. The group employs over 9,500 people in its about 70 operative companies and more than ten production sites worldwide.

Being a globally acting general contractor, the company realizes complex logistic systems from system planning and consulting to turnkey installations and tailor-made service and maintenance options.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build up a strong CSS department within the HUB
  • Supervising and improving intervention and work programs for the local service & RM team
  • Supporting recruiting activities and professional development of technicians
  • Leading, supporting and supervising your team
  • High level contact for technicians and customers, as well as coordination with the local sercice management
  • Evaluating the productivity of the systems within your responsibility and setting triggers
  • Documenting the HUB status and regular reporting

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Leadership skills
  • See opportunities in difficulties
  • Sales oriented
  • Technical understanding
  • Experience in reading CAD plans, system layouts
  • Customer-oriented, independent and reliable work method
  • Logistical and analytical thinking
  • Flexibility and commitment
  • Independent work style with reliable results
  • Readiness for travel
  • Leadership experience
  • English in verbal & written, advance if German.
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Title Application Engineer
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg
Job Information
Role Objective Development of layouts
Contribution of ideas and solutions
Optimal realization of customer requirements
Developing economical solutions
Reports to / Supervised by Line Manager respectively ASM / BSM
Responsibility and Authority  Technically accurate CAD layout
 
Main Tasks

(min. 5, max. 10)

Description M* S*
Development of high level concepts on the basis of the available data
Creating material flow illustrations (material flow charts)
Developing concepts & solutions in cooperation with other departments and CCs
Creating overview and detailed drawings in 2D and 3D
Calculating GC projects or sub-projects (ISAAC – GC and/or Portfolio calculation)
Preparing all necessary documents for evaluation / handover
Creating additional presentation documents to attach to the quotation
Creating quotation documents
Rendering of 3D pictures for final presentation
Drawing schematic layouts
 
Requirements
(Required Profile)
Education Technical Education
Vocational and industrial experience 2 years of relevant experience in automation logistics
Willingness to travel (%) 10%
Specialized/
Methodical Skills
(max. 10)
Description Assessment
B* A* E*
Knowledge of SSI automation products
Knowledge of logistics processes in the warehouse
MS Office skills
English (written & spoken)
Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and control engineering
Economic understanding
Presentation skills
Time management skills
CAD (AutoCAD) skills
Personal Characteristics

(max. 5)

Communication skills
Intercultural competence and team-minded
Autonomy and resilience
Precisness and reliability
Creative thinking and solution orientation
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