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Job Title: Company Secretary and Legal Adviser

Location: Kogi, Nigeria  

Employer: Mortgage Bank

A primary Mortgage Banking Institution owned by the Kogi State Government and the Local Governments in the State is in the process of hiring competent, well-qualified and multi-talented candidates that will constitute part of the Bank’s leadership.

The Role: This role reports to the Board of Directors with a dotted line reporting relationship with the Managing Director. He/She is the Chief Legal Officer of the Bank and is expected to be the reservoir of knowledge In connection with the laws and statues governing the Nigerian banking industry.


•   Attend all the meetings of the Board of Directors and prepare the minutes covering the deliberations at such meetings.

•   Propagate Search efforts and compile Search Reports on borrowing and new customers of the Bank.

•   Hold in appropriate and adequate custody, documents relating to the exposures of the PMI to its numerous customers, for examples, collaterals, guarantees and Indemnities

•   Prepare/Vet Contractual Agreements with third parties and ensure that the Interest of the Bank is adequately protected at all times.

•   Cover the legal aspects of the functions of the PMI’s subsidiary is well protected.

•   Attend all the meetings of the Board Committees and prepare the minutes covering the deliberations at such Board Committee meetings.

•   Maintain appropriate, correct and authentic minutes books of the PMI for the purposes of regulatory inspection and review.

•   Maintain appropriate Attendance Registers for the Board of Directors and

•   Board Committee members.

•   Perform some administrative and personnel duties that may be part of the work portfolio of this position.

Professional/Personal Requirements:

•   Possession of a law degree, LL Band BL is a necessity

•   5 years experience in the Legal department of a bank

•   Competence in maintaining Register of Members and/or effective liaison with the Registrars

•   Ability and/or personal orientation to work with peers and subordinates without being either augmentative or punitive

•   Strong track record of accurate record keeping without divulging official matters to third-parties.

•   In-depth knowledge of the laws relating to both the mortgage and banking industry in general

•   Adequate experience in liaising and dealing with the Corporate Affairs Commission

•   Good standing in matters relating to Corporate Governance and Principles

•   In-depth knowledge of the Companies and Allied Matters Act

•   Good measure of experience in conducting and directing affairs at Annual

•   General Meetings

How to Apply:

interested candidates should send their CVs and application letters to the address below:


P.M.B. 5309,

Zone 8, Abuja,


Deadline: 3rd September, 2013

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