Rand Water Jobs – Legal Secretary

Website Rand Water

Job Description:

Rand Water is currently looking for a Legal Secretary – Commercial to provide a personal, efficient, effective and smooth running support service to the Legal Services Manager and the Legal Manager: Commercial and the Legal Department in general in order to enable them to provide legal advice and support to the organisation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the Legal Library.
  • Use of search engines, legal database and photostat.
  • Drafting Reports on behalf of the Legal Department, the Legal Services Manager, Legal Manager: Commercial and all Legal Professional team members etc.
  • Accurate and efficient typing and filing of general correspondence, minutes, memoranda, presentations and agendas.
  • Typing for all Legal Services staff members, information searches, attend to telephone calls, SAP requisitions and Payments of all accounts, recording of all litigation files for the Department.
  • Processing Garnishee orders and other legal documents in line with GLS Protocol.
  • Record all new instructions and keeping and ensuring a proper file management.
  • General and paralegal administrative duties.
  • Typing letters, memoranda, contracts, opinions and other legal documents.
  • Managing office of the Legal Services Manager and the Legal Manager: Commercial and the Legal Department in general.
  • Receive visitors, schedule appointments and booking venues, receiving and making phone calls on behalf of the Department.
  • Coordinate training for the Division.
  • Ensure personal compliance with Health and Safety Standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Innovative
  • Accurate Typing ability (Speed between 50 to 60 WPM)
  • Work independently
  • Good listening skills
  • Computer literacy in MS PowerPoint, Office, Outlook and Excel
  • Planning and Organising skills
  • Good telephonic skills
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Dictaphone

Qualification & Experience:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Computer literacy and ability to use SAP.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a Legal environment dealing with commercial transactions.
  • Higher Certificate in Law or Paralegal studies/National Diploma in Law or Paralegal Studies or any other qualifications coupled with relevant experience.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a Legal Secretarial Environment.
  • Studying towards an LLB degree or completed LLB/BProc degree will be an added advantage.
  • Matric / Grade 12

Job Details:

Company: Rand Water

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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