Assistant Manager, Legal Services Vacancy at The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc)
Posted: 21/Feb/2018

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) one of the 11 privatized Electricity Distribution companies in Nigeria that operates in the following states; Kogi, Niger, Nasarawa and Abuja, is presently recruiting for the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Legal Services


Job Description

  • This person will work on Investigations, Advisory and Dispute Resolution, and Legal Documentation and Compliance.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ability to initiate and complete any of the Legal Service Team assignments

  • Lead one or more of the various legal unit teams

  • Lead negotiations and meetings (external and internal)

  • Drive unit performance

  • Ensure quality assurance of all deliverables

Dispute Resolution:

  • Efficient case management of civil and criminal cases

  • Managing and tracking expenditure under the litigation budget

  • Prequalification and supervision of external counsel and debt collectors

  • Review of court processes

  • Coordination of all settlement meetings

  • Regular review of performance of external counsel

  • Working with various directorates to determine best redress or response to dispute

  • Participation in all forms of investigation (external and internal)

Advisory and Compliance:

  • Advise on all new laws and regulations and their impact on the business

  • Provide legal opinions

  • Develop compliance database on the legislation and regulations that impact the business

  • Monitor corporate compliance with legislation and regulations

Contract and Documentation:

  • Engage with procurement and user departments to ascertain company needs

  • Prepare and review standard templates for agreements

  • Conduct and monitor all CAC enquiries

  • Participate in Tender Committee meetings

  • Contract negotiation

  • Any other assignment as the Legal Team may require him/her to perform

Education, Experience & Technical Skills

  • LLB and BL

  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience within the legal field

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to details

  • Very strong interpersonal skills

  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability

  • Emotional maturity

  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to work on own initiative.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Self-motivated problem-solver

  • Integrity and professionalism

  • Self-motivation and self-initiative

  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask

  • People Skill

  • Good Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills

Application Closing Date
6th March, 2018.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter to:  The subject of your mail should be: Assistant Manager, Legal Services. Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.

The cover letter should be addressed to:
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT,
Attention: The Director, Corporate Services

Note: Only soft copy of applications will be treated