Male Legal Executive at GDM Group

Job Title: Male Legal Executive | GDM GROUP | Location: Gbagada, Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time

Functions & Responsibilities
Compliance:

  • Prepare a legal and regulatory compliance checklist and check for 100% compliance;
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action;
  • Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors;
  • Ensure that none of the policies and procedures of the Company and its related activities is illegal, unethical, or improper;
  • Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies and procedures by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures;
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability develop/implement a corrective action plan for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • Manage interactions/ correspondence with regulators and the relevant legal agents.

Litigation:

  • Offer dispute resolution advice including matters of recovery claims and actions;
  • Liaising with external Lawyer representing the Company in any form of dispute;
  • Handle all default-related litigations.

Contracts:

  • Drafting and review of contracts, including but not limited to contracts for the provision of goods and services; acquisition of goods and services, partnership contracts, etc;
  • Ensure legal documentation of transactions executed by the company;
  • Ensure appropriate execution and monitor implementation.

Legal Advice:

  • Provide Legal advice on the relevant laws and regulations as it concerns the business of the Company;
  • Draft Legal Opinions when requested.

Custodianship:

  • Ensure effective and efficient filing system
  • Ensure proper custody of sensitive documents
  • Ensure proper titles and ownership of the Group’s assets.

Requirements
Experience:

  • Candidates should possess a Master’s Degree
  • 5 – 6 years post-bar experience in Corporate, litigation, SEC and commercial legal practice.
  • Must have a working knowledge of investor relations function.
  • Must have experience in preparing executive-ready PowerPoint presentations.
  • Must be able to interpret financial statements and understand the financial instruments
  • Must have knowledge of legal and statutory filing and reporting requirements.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Ability to ensure that the highest standards of quality and customer care are achieved;
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Integrity, transparency and honesty, and must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to flexibly change deadlines and work priorities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, ERP (enterprise resource planning) etc.
  • Vast legal knowledge (corporate and litigation) – local and international
  • Legal document drafting – e.g. contracts, agreements, NDA etc.
  • Managerial skills
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements for business processes relating to the company services.

Salary

  • N130,000 – N150,000 monthly.

Application Closing Date
31st August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.