Manager, Legal Council Vacancy at Adexen Recruitment Agency
Posted: 10/Sep/2018

Adexen Recruitment Agency - Our client is a major player in the Manufacturing industry with specialization in machine sales and servicing. 

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager, Legal Council

Location: Lagos
Industry: Industry & Manufacturing
Function: Legal & Admin

Job Description

  • Work with the Company Secretary and Legal Adviser to assist in providing legal support for various areas of the company’s business with a strong emphasis on negotiating strategic customer contracts, vendor/supplier contracts as well as providing practical legal advice and guidance to internal clients on variety of issues, including, but not limited to, employment/HR issues, litigation management, marketing material reviews, and other general corporate/legal needs as well as carry out some company secretarial functions.

Responsibilities

  • Draft and review all contractual agreements, legal correspondence and internal policies to ensure that the company is adequately protected and in compliance with all statutory and legal requirements.
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and other regulatory environment and advise the company on legal issues and risks that could impact the company’s operations.
  • Provide legal advice to management and the board on commercial and employment law, HR matters as well as corporate governance matters.
  • Liaise with external counsel, regulators and other third-party service providers.
  • Manage litigation and debt recovery matters including litigation strategy and support and management of a litigation calendar.
  • Provide advice on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different transactions.
  • Review advertise and market materials to ensure that they are in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Provide secretarial services to include; preparation of agendas, minutes, notices and drafting of resolutions.
  • Ensure proper custody and maintenance of statutory books and registers of the company.
  • Ensure proper filing of annual returns and giving necessary notifications to the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
  • Prepare official documents on behalf of the company as authorized by executive management and the board.
  • Offer general legal advice and guidance to business partners in support of business strategy, growth, mergers or other practices.
  • Provide training to the company on legal topics and assisting the Company Secretary and Legal Adviser in performing duties whenever required.

Expectations

  • First degree in Law from a reputable university.
  • Minimum ten (10) Years post call work experience gained in a large law firm and/or in-house with a well-structured organization.
  • Excellent understanding of legal and commercial issues, financial practices and concepts.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, with ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) with other at all levels of the organisation and externally.
  • Proactive with excellent critical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent Multi-tasking and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online