Our client is a group of companies operating in several sectors of Nigerian economy. We are seeking to recruit for the client very experienced lawyers to occupy the following position in the different companies.
The client is one of the most attractive employers in Nigeria in terms of remuneration packages and prospects for growth.
Position: Directors, Legal & Compliance Departments
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institution.
An LL.M, relevant Post graduate degree or professional qualifications would be an added advantage.
Minimum of 20 years cumulative experience in a Legal Regulatory and/or Compliance role, either with a leading Bank or FMCG Company, Securities House, Regulator or reputable Accountancy Practice or Legal Practice.
Demonstrated working knowledge of the requirements of a Company Secretary.
Appropriate numerical and computer skills, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Strong leadership and negotiation skills.
Mature and confident, with initiative, excellent judgment and analytical. Not more than 55 years of age.
The successful Candidate should have the skills and significant experience to lead and manage Legal Services and Regulatory Compliance for the Company, including strategically representing the Company on behalf of the Board of Directors,
Lead, manage and develop Legal Services in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures, regulatory requirements, Nigerian Law and strategic direction from the Company’s CEO, Management and Board of Directors.
Oversee and monitor the legal aspects of the Company and its transactions, in order to protect its interest and support the business strategy.
Manage litigations involving the Company, drive and institute litigation strategies and practical legal solutions to disputes, while upholding the Company’s legal position and reputation.
Coordinate with other relevant departments in implementing and monitoring the Company’s business processes to maintain robust compliance and control, in line with external regulatory requirements.
Provide independent advice to CEO and Management, including views on any strategic development related to local regulatory and policies that may have an impact on the Company.
Review all contracts, MoUs, agreements and all documentation where the Company has committed itself and highlight legal implications that need to be brought to the attention of the CEO.
Strengthen the Company’s relations and networking with relevant Government Institutions, key Associations and Nigerian Chambers of Commerce.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Please apply by email stating as subject either “Director” or “Legal Officer” depending on the post applied and qualified for. The email should include your CV (prepared in MS Word) and a scanned passport photograph. Our email address is email@example.com
Receipt of applications will close by June 2nd, 2017.
All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted