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Job Title: Legal Officer

Location: Abeokuta, Nigeria

Employer: Hospitality Tourism and Service Company

Reporting to: The Head of Administration

Duration of Contract: One year contract (renewable)

Duties and Responsibilities:  

•   Draft and review 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; investigate issues of non-compliance as may be required;

•   Provide legal assistance/ support for heads of departments;

•   Follow up with corporate entities over compliance and regulatory issues, making sure that the company is in compliance with regulatory codes;

•   Keep abreast of relevant legal and regulatory developments, laws and government policies; advise the organization when changes are made to the laws;

•   Implement effective legal and advisory systems which support the organization’s strategic and operational plans;

•   Manage the organizations relationship with external counsel and relevant government agencies;

•   Prepare periodic reports for senior management and head of departments consideration;

•   Any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications/Experience:

•   A graduate degree in law (minimum of second class lower).

•   Member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

•   3 years post NYSC experience.

•   Sound knowledge of Microsoft office applications especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

•   Excellent written &verbal communication skills.

•   Strong knowledge of corporate law; commitment and enthusiasm in the delivery of the organization’s objectives;

•   Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion.

Deadline: 17.10.2013.

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