COMPANY SECRETARY/LEGAL ADVISER VACANCY AT HOBARK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (HIL)
Posted: 03/Sep/2019

Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Responsibilities

  • Provide proactive and efficient legal advice/opinion to support the corporate and operational business functions on contractual, financial, tax and regulatory matters affecting the company.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts and other documents required by the business functions.
  • Provide efficient legal support to the technical and operations aspects of the business, as required.
  • Provide support to business functions and project teams in conducting due diligence on all transactions that portend legal, commercial and or reputational risks.
  • Advise relevant stakeholders on dispute resolution issues and support them through the entire resolution process.
  • Provide legal advice on contractual and regulatory compliance in all functions, ensuring that material risks have remedial plans and are integrated into the corporate risk management system.
  • Provide efficient Secretariat support to the Company, including without limitation, maintaining accurate and up-to-date incorporation/regulatory documents, preparing for Board meetings, taking accurate Minutes of meetings, including regulatory compliance/advisory.
  • Provide support in preparing all necessary documentation and give guidance in order to secure appropriate regulatory approval for various projects and acquisitions.

Qualifications

  • A Degree in Law is required.
  • Must be qualified to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • An MBA, a Master's degree, other professional qualifications such ACA, ACCA, ICSA, ACIT, etc. will be an added advantage.
  • Possess a broad skill set in corporate law, finance, governance, strategy and company secretarial practice
  • At least 5 years post-call experience in an international commercial law firm or similar post-call experience with a mid-sized or major E&P company.
  • Ample litigation experience will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years working experience with an International Oil & Gas firm or company.
  • Experience with corporate and operational regulatory compliance in the Oil & Gas industry.

Primary Skills:

  • Judicial & Legal, Legal Contract, Ms Office Packages, Secretarial, B.Sc, Legal Counsel, Secretary, MS Office, MS Power Point, Oil & Gas, Operations.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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