Posted on :
11 Aug, 2021
To advise the Market Infrastructure and OTC Derivatives providers internally on a wide range of legal issues affecting the industry and allied activities. The person appointed to this position will report to the Senior Legal Manager.
Job Title: SPECIALIST ANALYST (LEGAL)
Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: FSCA 138
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Key Performance Areas:
•Identify shortcomings and anomalies to regulatory framework and subordinate legislation;
•Assist the Department with the provision of legal advice on financial markets legislation;
•Assist with the reform of financial markets legislation and drafting of amendments as the need arise;
•Consider and advise the Department on proposed amendments to the listing requirements and rules of the market infrastructures;
•Assist the Department to maintain an effective framework for supervision of Over-the-Counter Derivatives Providers (ODPs);
•Assist in the supervision and the monitoring of compliance with financial markets legislation, regulations and the rules of the market infrastructures;
•Represent the Authority at relevant meetings of the market infrastructures;
•Liaise with and render appropriate regulatory guidance to stakeholders after consultation with the Manager and Head of Department.
Other Key Competencies:
The candidate should preferably demonstrate the following skills and attributes: strong analytical abilities, attention to detail, active listening, critical thinking, innovative, strategic thinking and a good understanding of financial markets.
The FSCA is committed to increasing the representation of marginalised groups in line with its transformation strategy. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
An LLB or similar, with at least 3 to 5 years relevant experience preferably in the regulatory environment, within the South African Financial Markets Industry, finance or related commerce. Solid experience in banking or financial markets is preferred , the ability to monitor corporate governance frameworks including experience in establishing and maintaining professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders and other professionals (auditors and risk specialists), demonstrable experience in reporting on business plans and assessing general performance would be desirable. An admitted Attorney will be an added advantage.
Application Deadline: 19/08/2021
Please note that correspondence and communication will only be conducted with short listed candidates and that the FSCA reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.