: COMPETITION LAW SPECIALIST
: Total Annual Package (CTC) – R1,022,530.00 – R1,278,163.00 : ICASA (Head Office- Eco Park, Centurion)
: Four year fixed-term contract
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Purpose of the job
To lead the competition assessment of markets using sound economic law principles in the ICT sector and take a lead investigation of cases regarding possible contraventions of the Act and Regulations.
Key Outputs: The successful candidate will report to the Executive: Policy, Research and Analysis , and responsibilities will include: • Assist in managing and conducting complex investigations regarding possible contraventions of the Act and Regulations • Assist with the legal analysis of cases • Present verbal and written reports and recommendations to Council for decision-making • Lead investigation teams, with assistance from cross-divisional teams • Brief legal counsel during review cases on matters pertaining to competition law • Provide legal opinions and competition law research • Contribute to capacity building for research and knowledge of the economics of competition and regulation • Undertake economic analysis, particularly for complex cases and studies, related to possible anti-competitive behaviour and outcomes • Participation in the public hearings in relation to competition law and market studies • Analysis reports in relation to the written representations and additional information, as well as, responses by the applicants and implications thereof • Post hearing analysis reports • Draft reasons for decisions on market research • Draft market study finding documents • Provide plain language advice on competition law matters to non-legal audiences.
Qualifications and Experience • Honours degree in Economics or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree. Masters in Economics or LLM will be given preference • 6-8 years of Economics or Legal experience, it would be advantageous if this was in a Regulatory environment • Experience in competition law will be an advantage • Strong investigative acumen • Proven project management experience of working in multi-disciplinary investigation teams.
Key Competencies and Attributes • Analytical thinking • Attention to Detail • Decision making • Initiative • Interactive communication • Resilience • Problem-solving • Self- confidence • Strategic thinking • Writing skills • Planning and Organising • Results Management • Team leadership • Visioning and Alignment • Business Perspective • Financial Budgeting, Planning and Reporting •Financial Systems, Process and Technology •Information Gathering and Processing • Information Management • Legislation, Policies, Procedures and Standards • Project Management • Using Financial Information.
Closing Date: 25 May 2022. To apply for this position, please visit https://www.icasa.org.za/pages/Careers. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. NB: APPLICATIONS SENT ON EMAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED, EMAIL ADDRESSES PROVIDED SHOULD BE USED FOR ENQUIRIES ONLY.
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