Monday 7 January 2013


Vacancy for Legal Officer

Our organization is a reputable State agency with regulatory functions. In furtherance of its objectives, interested candidates are invited to apply for the position of legal officer.

  • Draft and review of contracts and service level agreements
  • Assist in the development of guidelines, policies, procedures
  • Analyse and review legal agreements, legislation and documents for the Board
  • Ensure (internal & external) compliance with laid down guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Assist with company secretarial and administrative duties
  • Provide legal assistance/ support for heads of departments.
  • Interface with corporate entities and individual over compliance and regulatory issues
  • Keep abreast of relevant legal and regulatory developments, laws and government policies.
  • Implements an effective legislative intelligence and advisory systems which support the organisation’s strategic and operational plans;
  • Manages the organisation’s relationship with external counsel and relevant government agencies
  • Prepare periodic reports for senior management and head of departments’ consideration.
  • Perform other sundry duties assigned by the Legal Adviser
  • A graduate degree in law (minimum of second class lower)
  • Member of the Nigerian Bar Association
  • 3 years post call experience
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft office suite- especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Interested in Corporate law and company secretarial duties
  • A strong work ethic characterized by high integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to process information and make clear and definite recommendations on course of action
  • Possess good business and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, prioritize assignments and deliver superior results
Interested candidates should send their resume to
DUE DATE: 21st January  2013.

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