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Legal Officer - Abuja Job at Layer3 Nigeria
« on: May 25, 2013, 06:30 PM »
Job Title: Legal Officer – Abuja

Employer: Layer3 – Nigeria

Job Description: Layer3 is seeking a top notch Legal Assistant to join our team in Abuja!

What we will expect you to do: You will be responsible for ensuring the compliance of the organization in relation to financial and legal practices, as well as issues of corporate governance. You will also act as a point of communication between the board of directors and company shareholders, reporting in a timely and accurate manner on company procedures and developments.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Develop and oversee the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, as well as its legal and statutory requirements

• Advise management during the drawing up and negotiating of agreements.

• Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment, and take appropriate action

• Provide proactive legal assistance and advice on various legal issues like commercial contracts, dispute resolution, government funding agreements, regulatory, employment, and governance.

• Organize, prepare agendas for, and taking minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs)

• Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries

• Act as a confidential secretary to the directors and board

• Report violations of rules and laws to management and human resources including potential violations i.e. those which may take place in the future.

Desired Skills & Experience:

Here’s what we are looking for in candidates for this job:

• Education to degree level preferred, with extensive experience in legal advisory, arbitration and contract law.

• Excellent written and oral communication and analytical skills.

• Ability to grasp complex areas of law rapidly and accurately.

• Exhibit sound practical judgment.

• Ability to work as a member of multi-disciplinary team.

• Ability to mediate and settle disputes

• Ability to equilibrate priorities and organize work effectively to meet deadlines.

If you thrive in a high recognition, high reward environment and want the opportunity to contribute to building a great company and developing relationships with clients, not just in Nigeria, but all around Africa, we are the company for you.

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Legal Officer - Abuja Job at Layer3 Nigeria
« on: May 25, 2013, 06:30 PM »