Posted: 08/Apr/2021

A new independent Oil Exploration and Production company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Legal Officer
Location: Any City, Nigeria

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Job Description
Upstream Oil & Gas operations
Represent the company and negotiate with Joint ventures/co-ventures and government authorities and its upstream asset development.
Drafting, vetting and confirmation of all contracts and all legal matters on behalf of the company.
Drafting / preparation and reviewing of various types of agreement such as drilling rigs agreement, and various specialized services for exploration and production activities, bank credit facility agreement etc.
Representation and participation in contractual meetings with third parties.
Drafting, reviewing and advising on employment agreement between the company and employees.
Provide commercial contract management & contract drafting of award strategies.
Provision of legal briefs on litigation matters as at when necessary.
Representation of company with appropriate regulatory bodies.
Providing secretarial / legal support services at Board and management meetings.
Review of all proposals from contractors and subcontractors.
Drafting of MOU/MOA on behalf of the company.
Monitoring compliance with statutory obligations and service codes.
Liaising with representatives of host communities at company’s field locations.
Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
Maintain current knowledge and changes In petroleum laws and regulations.

Bachelor of Law (LL.B). LL.M will be an added advantage.
Ability to speak and write French is a must. If you don’t meet the requirement you need not to apply.

Applicants must possess the ability to write and speak French fluently.
Have proven experience in legal matters pertaining to Oil and Gas business.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of Corporate law and procedures.
High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
21st April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Microsoft Word format to using the Job title as subject of the mail.