Advocate & Legal Counsel - 221656

Candidate No:  221 656
Advocate & Legal Counsel
Location:  Durban
Asking Salary:  R 1 000 000 Per Annum
Availability:  Immediate

A South African Advocate with experience in Information Communication Technology with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology, audit, risk and compliance fields over the past 18 years. Highly skilled in Information Security, Compliance, Business Process, Privacy Law, Enterprise Risk Management, and Internal Audit having worked in a number of multinational companies across Africa, Europe and Asia. Strong professional with both technical and compliance experience. She is looking for a role that encompasses her GRC skills, including legal risk management.
Due to her multi sector exposure she is comfortable with challenging roles in the banking, financial services, ICT and regulatory sectors.
Greatest Career Achievements:

  • Developing and implementing the first compliance assurance framework for a leading Airline in over 15 jurisdictions across the world
  • Implementing a bespoke due diligence programme for all suppliers at a leading Telecommunications Company,  aligned to the requirements for anti-corruption and money laundering.
  • Leading the first compliance risk and governance programme at a Telecommunications  Group. Working cohesively across operating companies based in SA and across Africa to successfully gauge and manage compliance risk
  • Appointed as the first Data Privacy Officer within Telecommunications and Banking, tasked with compliance to POPIA and EU data protection directive and GDPR. Both programmes were successful.
  • Implementing the Consumer Protection Act, Companies Act and King Code seamlessly
  • Leading teams compromising of over 10 multi skilled members in data protection programmes.
  • Successfully implementing multi million rand projects with realised cost savings, completing projects before time.