• Lagos
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Position: Legal Officer

Role Summary

  • Responsible for rendering assistance to the Head, Legal & Company Secretary in ensuring the highest level of corporate governance within the Group, providing quality legal solutions and minimizing business liabilities, exposure and interruption arising from non-compliance with regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in pre-and post- meeting activities for the Board and the group
  • Maintenance of a checklist of regulatory filings
  • Maintenance of statutory and other related records including register of members, directors, share register for each company within the group
  • Conducting legal research and constant monitoring of legal and regulatory change
  • Dealing with correspondence, collation of information and preparation of reports
  • Liaising with external counsel and follow-up on pending litigations
  • Assisting in contract lifecycle management – preparation, drafting, vetting and negotiation of agreement
  • Monitoring and filling of completed contracts and other corporate documents
  • Preparation of board resolutions and extract of minutes, schedule of meetings etc.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of the Company Secretariat and Legal Services Department

Requirements

  • L.LB
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage numerous projects and priorities at once
  • Positive and service-oriented attitude
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes high-pressure environment
  • Basic computer skills and excellent phone disposition.

Deadline for submission of CV – Friday, 26th February 2021.

Send CV to jobs@sifaxgroup.com