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Job Title: Head, Legal

Location(s): Lagos, Nigeria

Level: AGM-GM

Employer: Bank

Recruiter: Workforce Management Centre Limited (WMC)

Our client is a Bank that holds an enviable legacy among the biggest banks in Nigeria with footprints across West Africa and Europe.

It has recently been repositioned, rebranded and is expanding its operations. The bank is now seeking for individuals, who are interested and driven enough to take up the exciting challenge of writing a new history for the financial industry in Nigeria, to fill the following vacancies that exist in the Bank in the South East, South South and Lagos regions.

Job Objectives: Ensure compliance of the bank with all statutory, Legal and regulatory requirements in the jurisdiction, including filings and regulatory disclosures

Responsibilities:

•   Providing preliminary advice and recommendations pertaining to legal, regulatory, and governance issues and practices related to the Bank.

•   Ensuring that corporate information disclosure and related regulatory filings are in accordance with laws and regulations and the Bank’s Disclosure Policy.

•   Ensure that the engagement of external legal counsel is appropriate, effective and coordinated so as to minimize costs.

•   Drafting and vetting of Legal documents/contracts for the Bank and ensuring maximum protection for the Bank by identifying legal Weakness actual or potential liability.

•   Advise business units on legal matters and rendering legal opinions.

•   Provide guidance on the proper application and interpretation of laws and regulations applicable to the businesses

•   Ensure proactive and timely monitoring, identification, dissemination and advice of legal and regulatory developments, changes and practices and associated risks

•   Ensure adequacy of controls to mitigate legal risks and roll out legal and compliance policies and procedures.

Requirements:

•   Candidates applying for each role must possess relevant experience from a bank

•   Minimum of First degree in any discipline. Additional qualification will be an added advantage

•   Ideal candidate for each role must possess strong business acumen and must be result oriented.

•   Very strong desire to make significant impact

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