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Company Secretary/Legal Adviser in a Major Player in a Financial Sector

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Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Our client, a major player in the financial sector requires a suitable candidate to fill the above position.

Job Description

  • Organise, prepare agendas for, and take minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs).
  • Maintain statutory books, including registers of members and directors
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment, and advise management on appropriate action.
  • Develop and oversee the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, as well as its legal and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure that legal documents and other contractual documents relating to the Company’s affairs are effectively drafted, reviewed and interpreted.
  • Manage records of contracts & other legal documents deposited with the Legal department for safekeeping.
  • Advise in-house business divisions on a broad range of legal or regulatory issues on specific projects.
  • Liaise with external counsel, when necessary.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

Candidate Requirements

  • LLB Degree in Law from a recognised University.
  • Possession of LLM will be an advantage.
  • Must have a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and other relevant professional bodies for at least 10 years. 8 years post call to bar working experience in the financial sector and at least 4 years’ experience in top management
  • Must have a good knowledge of the workings of the Corporate Affairs Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Pencom and other regulatory bodies.
  • Capital market experience is an advantage.
  • Capital Market experience is an advantage.

General Competencies

The candidates must demonstrate the following skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, ability to balance prioritise and coordinate work effectively in order to meet deadlines and deal with high workload, together with a willingness to be flexible years.

General Competencies

The candidate must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, ability to balance priorities and coordinate work effectively in order to meet deadlines and deal with high workload, together with a willingness to be flexible.
  • Strong analytical skills, with an ability to grasp new and complex concepts and areas of law quickly and accurately
  • Attention to details and high level of coordination.

Mode of Application

Qualified and interested candidates should forward their applications 12th April, 2018 to:

Coysec312@gmail.com  

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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