Contracting & Conveyancing Specialist






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Our client is a well-established financial services business who have supported the growth of the South African real estate market through the offering of unique commercial property financing products for the development and investment into real estate. They specialize in providing finance to property entrepreneurs and developers in the purchase, refurbishment, and development of rental properties within the residential sector. With an exciting opportunity that has become available in their fast-paced Johannesburg team, they are currently seeking to appoint a Contracting & Conveyancing Specialist to join the company. Reporting directly to the Contracting & Conveyancing Manager, you will take responsibility for the drafting of loan agreements and driving the contracting and compliance administrative process to ensure loans move from approval to active loans. Some of your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Confirm the accuracy of loan data by reviewing information provided against the system, identifying errors and accurately capturing additional information and/or corrections on the system daily.
  • Draft loan agreement in line with the approved loan proposal by applying the loan terms and conditions to the standardised loan agreement template daily
  • Identify potential commercial risk by reviewing loan proposal and conditions, analysing the risks and making recommendations on mitigation measures at Manco weekly
  • Instruct attorneys by compiling documentation, drafting required legal documents, ensuring the instruction and managing and monitoring the process with the attorneys and addressing concerns daily
  • Liaise with clients to sign loan agreements by scheduling appointments, explaining and discussing the contents of the agreements with the clients and securing signatures as required
  • Secure compliance by liaising with attorneys and portfolio managers to obtain compliance with all pre-determined loan conditions with the minimum delay in terms of approved policies and procedures, identifying delays and liaising with internal and external players to finalise as required
  • Draft and finalise the modification by reviewing and understanding the instructions, drafting the addenda and submitting for approval as required
  • Provide FICA certificates by reviewing documentation provided, assessing compliance with statutory requirements, identifying areas of non-compliance, addressing gaps with the Operations team members, finalising compliance and issuing certificates as required
  • Provide legal advice by understanding the question, researching the legal position and providing guidance and input as required
  • Generate reports by updating data into the required template and providing reports as required
To qualify for this position, you will need to have a LLB or relevant tertiary degree and at least 5 years administrative support experience within a commercial property finance or conveyancing environment. A high level of attention to detail, excellent planning and organizing skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while delivering results is essential to succeed in this position.

If you meet the necessary requirement and believe this is an opportunity you will thrive in, send us your CV today and let’s have a chat.
Chrystal Jacobs


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