Legal and Contracts Management Superintendent (Legal / Mining / Contracts Management / Law / Regulations) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 15MR

Reference Number: 15MR

Job Description:

Our client, a mining company on the African continent, is currently looking for a Legal and Contracts Management Superintendent. In this role, you will be supporting the Legal Manager to ensure legal compliance of business operations, consistent definition, and management of all contracts. This generally includes oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific standards for bidding and submission, contract negotiations and document management. Strong experience will be required in this field, particularly as it relates to the mining industry.


  • Supporting the Legal Manager in supervising and managing the operations of the Legal and Contracts Department.
  • Supporting legal due diligence of counterparties such as suppliers, services providers, and contractors.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial and other contracts, and develop standards for contract.
  • Supporting end-user departments with the implementation of contracts and monitoring performance of all parties to ensure compliance with terms.
  • Provide legal support as required to the management team and business units in mitigating legal related risks.
  • Ensures compliance with company policies as well as applicable laws and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • An admitted legal practitioner/solicitor qualified in England or equivalent Common Law/Commonwealth jurisdiction with at least 2 years post qualification experience.
  • A bachelor's degree in law, quantity surveying, costs control, business or related field.
  • Has a minimum of 5 years' experience in legal and contract management within the mining or construction industry, business analysis or a related field.
  • Experience in administration of complex commercial contracts.
  • Specific mining experience is an advantage.
  • Legal expertise and experience in legislative compliance, commercial contracts, procurements and tenders.
  • Specific mining experience is an advantage.
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities, work efficiently under pressure and consistently meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbally and in writing) with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Discreet and able to handle sensitive information with confidentiality.
  • Any international experience would be looked upon favourably.

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