Company Secretary/Legal Adviser at Vacancy the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
Posted: 13/Mar/2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is Nigeria’s National Oil Company with the mandate to manage the country’s vast hydrocarbon resources. As a global player in the International Oil and Gas Industry, our operations span the entire Oil and Gas Value Chain. Our business operations are managed through Strategic Business and Corporate Services Units (SBUs/CSUs) in diverse locations across Nigeria.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Reference No: EH/LGL/002

Location: Nigeria

Cadre: Managerial

To coordinate provision of effective legal services, contract management and mitigate the company's exposure to litigations

Key Job Responsibilities
Review and vet all contracts and legal documents for the business and oversee the delivery of well written legal opinion for the business

Liaise with Federal Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Petroleum Resources and Federal Ministry of Finance, Department of Petroleum Resources and other relevant Government agencies on legal matters relating to the SBU

Represent the Managing Director in legal affairs/issues relating to the organization and provide regular advisory services on proper governance structure/framework for the business

First Class or Second Class Upper (First Degree) in relevant Law disciplines

Second Class Lower or HND Upper Credit (minimum) in relevant Law disciplines, plus Master’s degree

Certification/Membership of relevant professional body e.g. NBA, CIARB etc.

NYSC Completion/Exemption Certificate

Applicants must not be more than 45 years of age as at 31st December, 2018.

Applicants must have Minimum of 18 years post-qualification experience with at least 3 years working experience at Managerial/ Leadership level in an organization of comparative size .

Experience in oil and gas industry and in similar functional area is an added advantage.

Key Functional Competencies:
Contract Drafting Techniques

Corporate Governance Services

Corporate Secretariat Services.

Application Closing Date
26th March, 2019.

Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

All applications must be completed online as paper applications are not acceptable.

Applicants will be required to attach any relevant professional certification attained

All applicants should please note that successful candidates may be required to work in any of our business locations across Nigeria.

Please ensure that you apply for one job position only. Multiple applications will lead to nullification of all submissions.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NNPC will not be responsible for applications submitted on any website other than its official page at:

NNPC does not charge any fees for submission of job application

Applicants personal data will be used for the purpose of this recruitment exercise only

Where it is discovered, at any point in this recruitment exercise, that false information has been provided, defaulting applicants will be disqualified and possibly prosecuted.