Supervisor, Legal Vacancy at 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: Supervisor, Legal

Reference No: EH/LGL/001

Location: Nigeria

Cadre: Senior Officer / Supervisory 

To provide effective legal services to the Company and mitigate exposure to litigations.

Key Job Responsibilities
Participate in providing in-house legal support for the negotiation and implementation of Gas Sales Agreement (GSA), Gas Transportation Agreements (GTA), EPC contracts, Consultancy Contracts, O&M Agreements, Tie-In Agreements etc.

Participate in providing legal support for Finance-related issues including the documentation of financing arrangements and provide necessary support towards debt recovery initiatives especially as regards to breach of contracts and defaults in legal agreements

Provide legal advice on contractual disputes and collaborate with external counsels to develop strategies for protecting against litigation

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 37 years of age as at 31st December, 2018.

Applicants must have Minimum of 9 years relevant post qualification experience .

Experience in the oil and gas industry will be an added advantage.

Key Functional Competencies:
Contract Drafting Techniques

Corporate Secretariat Services

Corporate Governance 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.