Legal Administrator

We’re on the search for a talented, energetic and experienced Legal Administrator to join our innovative Legal team at Bidvest Insurance!

Bidvest Insurance is a Short Term insurer within the Financial Services division of the larger Bidvest Group and operates alongside other great companies such as Bidvest Bank, Bidvest Life, FMI, Compendium Insurance Brokers and others.

Bidvest Insurance is one of South Africa’s fastest growing insurance companies and was founded in 1997. With the support of the larger Bidvest Group we have successfully expanded and evolved through our dedicated commitment to our values, customers, partners and staff. Interested individuals looking to join Bidvest Insurance can expect to join a young and energetic team that challenge convention and who are intent on building long term relationships with all stakeholders.

As one of South Africans largest diversified industrial companies, your career aspirations with us are only limited by your own imagination.

Position Overview

As a legal administrator you will be supporting the legal manager in all areas of the business. You will also be required to work hand in hand with the Risk & Compliance departments so that our business performs at optimum levels when it comes to Legal, Risk & Compliance matters.

We believe in treating all stakeholders fairly and that includes our most important stakeholders, our customer. So measuring, monitoring and attending to formal complaints is an important part of the Legal Administrators responsibilities which helps improve our business.

What You’ll Need

Our Values
At Bidvest Insurance, we’re all part of a ‘BE’VOLUTION where we live our values each and every day for the benefit of our colleagues, customers, partners, stakeholders and our enviroment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversight of all litigation matters from recovery and third-party liability perspective.
  • Provide risk monitoring services to the business and monitoring of outsourced appointed entities.
  • Provide administrative support to the legal department.
  • Conducting of commercial contract drafts and reviews.
  • Drafting and coordinating of appropriate response to complaints including OSTI, FAIS and formal complaints.
  • Interpreting complaint information in line with processes and product performance to identify areas for improvement.

Qualification and Experience

  • LLB or similar qualification.
  • Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
  • Knowledge of commercial contracts and Insurance.
  • Knowledge of contractual drafting skills.
  • Knowledge of the financial service industry or insurance law.
  • 2 years’ experience in insurance or similar environment.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written).
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Results and self-driven individual.
  • Customer focus.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Highly Collaborative.
  • Ability to review data and identify trends.
  • Empathetic approach to complaints.
  • Attention to detail & methodical approach.

Submissions:
Preference will be given to PDI candidates in line with our EE strategy.
Interested candidates to please submit their CV to: jobs@bidvestinsurance.co.za

Bidvest Insurance is an authorised Financial Services Provider – FSP46395