Legal & Industry Compliance Manager

Business & Compliance - Cape Town, South Africa

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Purpose of Role

The purpose of this role will be to objectively and independently support the Travelstart Group Management Team, specifically the Chief of Staff, with all industry legislation and compliance related functions.


  • Responsible for ensuring that the respective local industry (IATA) regulations and requirements are met and complied with across all Travelstart markets, including those defined and required internally
  • Assist the Travelstart IATA markets’ Country Managers in a consultative role with IATA regulations and compliance
  • Responsible for managing external legal counsel relationships
  • Experience with internal legal work will be advantageous
  • Responsible for all internal legal document management and company secretarial functions


  • Software: MS Word, MS Excel, Ms Outlook, MS PowerPoint
  • Strong risk assessment/audit capabilities with hands on experience
  • Business acumen
  • Ability to feedback on governance, risk and compliance issues in a structured manner
  • Proven ability to assess risks and controls and to identify solutions to reduce risk


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a lawyer/paralegal
  • Experience in risk management
  • Proven experience as a Compliance Officer or Compliance Manager will be 
  • Experience within an Audit Firm will be advantageous
  • Experience within the Travel industry will be advantageous

Qualification / Certification

  • BSc/BA in Law, Finance, Business Administration or a related field
  • RE1 and RE5 will be advantageous (can be done post-employment)

Personal Competency Requirments

  • Team player and the ability to collaborate
  • Adherence to Principles and Values
  • Integrity and professional ethics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates initiative and commitment
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities while multitasking effectively
  • Time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Quality and detail orientation
  • Pro-active and practices sense of urgency
  • Highly organised effectively prioritises
  • Solution driven
  • Self-motivated and passionate

To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV (maximum 3 pages), to:
When Applying - It is a real "plus" if you send us a 3min MAX video recording of who you are, Why you are the best candidate for the role and why you are interested in the role!’
Please include a copy of your academic certificate and transcript (marks).
The reference for this opportunity is “Legal & Industry Compliance Manager” please insert this into the subject line of your email application.
Any applicants not meeting the minimum requirements will not receive a response. Please note that we reserve to right to amend, freeze the role or not hire. The final appointment will be at the discretion of Travelstart. Good luck!

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