Company Secretary/Legal Adviser Vacancy at A Leading Financial Company
Posted: 03/Apr/2018

A major player in the financial sector, requires a suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Company Secretary/Legal Adviser


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 been 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 year's 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.

General Competencies:

  • 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.

Application Closing Date
12th April, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV's to: 

NoteOnly shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.