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Noranda Bauxite Limited
Manager, Legal Services
Category: Management
Main Responsibilities include:

• Directing the day-to-day management of the legal services functions of our bauxite mining, railing and shipping operations.
• Providing appropriate legal guidance and counsel on a wide range of legal, regulatory and commercial issues relevant to the Company, including: property and conveyancing; general contracting and commercial law, corporate governance, risk management, insurance; licenses, permits, regulatory compliance; litigation; policies, employee and labour related matters.
• Protecting the Company against legal risks; providing proactive advice on potential legal issues.
• Working closely with Executive managers; interpreting the law and providing support to ensure that the Company’s full legal rights and attendant obligations are protected and observed in the execution of its functions.
• Ensuring that the company operates in a manner that is fully compliant with all relevant local and international laws and statutes and business conduct guidelines which govern the operations.
• Leading and managing additional legal counsel - both direct report employees and external counsel as may be required from time to time.
• Representing the Company in legal proceedings.
• Developing and implementing company policies and procedures.
• Providing oversight and support to the legal aspects of the land transaction process.

The position:  is a critical, dynamic, demanding and challenging one. 

The successful candidate will:

• demonstrate excellent problem solving and analytical skills and an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• be an energetic, driven, results oriented professional who has a demonstrated track record for the pursuit of excellence dealing with complex litigation matters.

All applications will be held in strict confidence.
Applicants should possess:

• Bachelors of Law Degree from approved institution.
• Certificate of Legal Education and valid practicing certificate allowing the practice of law in Jamaica.
• A minimum of 7 years experience, primarily in conveyancing practice and commercial law and generally in corporate law, contracts, torts and labour law.
• At least 4 years’ senior management experience. The successful candidate will be required to:
• Quickly develop a working expertise in mining and environmental law and become fully conversant with the structure of Noranda Bauxite’s local operations and the key operating issues, regulations, laws and agreements which are associated therewith. Candidates who are familiar with regulatory legislation relating to the Bauxite Industry and holders of a post-graduate degree in law will be at a distinct advantage.
Deadline: July 15, 2018, no later than 4.00 pm

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Ad Post Date: 2018-06-27



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