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ASSISTANT LEGAL MANAGER

Full Time

Employment Type: Permanent

Department: Legal

Reports To: Legal Manager

Supervises: Nil

Internally Relates With: All employees

Externally Relates with: Certification Auditors, External lawyers, Agencies. Vendors.

DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES

Support periodic compliance audit of group companies.

Render support on all legal and secretarial needs of the company.

Assist in the development of guidelines, policies, procedures for the department/company.

Draft, analyze and review legal agreements, legislation and documents for the company and all its organs.

Provide legal support for heads of departments and units.

Prepare periodic reports for departments consideration.

Monitor compliance with all legal requirements, including contractual and commercial law, health and safety law, environmental law, labour law etc..

Monitor ,assess ongoing cases and executing the best course of action.

Serve on committees or special project vehicles of the company as may be directed by the group head legal.

Conduct appropriate research for legal cases- the legitimacy of asset deals, lawsuits and investigation.

Keep track of new updates in corporate and business law.

Support team leaders in negotiations for contracts with third parties.

Assist with company secretarial and administrative duties.

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES, EXPERIENCE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS

LLB/BL

Minimum of 7 years post-call experience, at least 2 of which must have been in a top law firm in Nigeria or Common Law country or the In house legal department of a large business organization, preferably in a manufacturing environment or FMCG.

Must have generalist knowledge on all aspects of commercial and cooperate law.

Ability to work independently with minimal support/supervision.

Superior oral and written communications.

Meticulous forensic abilities.

Ability to produce and review quality legal drafts. Ability to work under pressure and respond to situations with speed and efficiency. Ability to work well with various business functions across different topics

Location: Office-based Travel: 0% - 30%


* Application closes August 14, 2022 *