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Head of Legal and Compliance - SAV

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LC Legal & Compliance
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1900000FBP Requisition #

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. 
Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.
Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is commited to diversity and inclusion.
At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


General Purpose


Ensures that Nokia's strategies are created and business decisions are made with adequate knowledge and understanding of the involved legal issues. Identifies and mitigates risks and developing contracts that safeguard Nokia interests and minimize legal and commercial risks.

 

Job Description:

·       Managing and overseeing Legal support for Nokia’s Southern Africa (SAV) Market Unit (approx. 10 countries) within Nokia's Middle East and Africa region

·       Managing a contract manager for the Market Unit while reporting to the Head of Legal & Compliance for Middle East and Africa region

·       Being an active part of the SAV Market Unit Leadership Team, providing legal advice and counseling to Nokia's Customer Operations

·       Advising on regulatory and compliance matters

·       Oversee litigations, providing legal guidance relating to the formulation and implementation of company strategies and policies

·       Supporting Nokia’s Networks business overall in the Southern Africa region. 

·       Analysis , negotiation and validation of Offer & Contract, working on tenders, statements of compliance, contract negotiation, in close cooperation with sales and customer team supporting the tendering phase,  in a manner to provide advice and minimizing the legal risk

·       Provide legal support on post customer contract for threaten, possible or envisaged claims, disputes and litigations and contract interpretation and interlock with  Legal Specialists;

·       Supports the Ethics and Compliance team in all relevant tasks

 

 

Additional Requirements and Skills:

  • South African qualified lawyer with a minimum of 5 years' PQE, gained in private practice or in-house, ideally in IT and telecommunications and in an international law firm, environment / multinational company.
  • A solid understanding of IT supply, outsourcing and project contracts, as well as experience in relevant corporate laws, regulations and best practices in corporate legal matters in South Africa is preferred
  •   Strong communication and presentation skills
  •   Proven or potential management and team leadership skills
  •   Experience in running legal and regulatory risk management and compliance departments/programs and/or experience in building Legal teams will be a strong asset.

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Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.