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Jul 28, 2022

Legal Assistant

PetroCONNECT welcomes job applicants that are passionate and hard-working team players who want to be part of our ever-growing PetroCONNECT family. We value our employees and provide them with the means to grow within the company, opening many doors in the process. If this is an offer that excites you, send in your application and you could be the newest addition to our family. 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Energetic with excellent health.
  • Collaboration with others
  • Empathy and support
  • Desire to be organised and create plans
  • Commitment to producing work of a high standard
  • Excitement and enthusiasm
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to cope well under pressure.
  • Customer service driven.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Multi-tasker.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to approach problems in a rational and analytical manner.
  • Professional and presentable.
  • Commitment to producing work of a high standard.

Overview of Role:

  • Drafting and vetting agreements.

  • Service Provider Co-Ordinating.

  • Retail License Applications.

  • Attend to enquires where needed.

  • Ensure that all tasks are carried out in legally compliant manner.

  • Provide regular and timeous updates to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provide regular and timeous updates to sellers and purchasers.

  • Attend to other administrative duties as and when called upon.

  • Attend to Ad-Hoc duties as directed by the Senior Legal Counsel.

  • Attend to various telephone calls and emails timeously and professionally.

  • Managing calendars and effectively scheduling meetings.

  • Effective minute and note taking.


The above list is not exhaustive but only a summary of the main daily/monthly duties.

Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Law.

  • 3+ years experience in a Legal Support role / Legal secretary / Legal assistant.

  • 2+ years experience in drafting commercial agreements.

Feel like you’re a perfect fit?

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automatic reply from PetroCONNECT HR providing you with instructions on the next step of the recruitment process. In that email, you will find a link to a questionnaire for you to complete. Please ensure that you complete this questionnaire within 48 hours of submitting your application. If you do not receive the automatic email from HR, then please check your spam folder. If you still have not received the link, then please email hr@petroconnect.co with the subject line: "Link not received for [job title you are applying for]".

Start date: Earliest availability.

Location: Kwa-Zulu Natal

Type of role: Permanent.

Salary: Market Related - negotiable based on experience.