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Job Title: Specialist, Legal Services (Contracts and Advisory)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employer: Etisalat Nigeria

Job Summary:  To assist in drafting, negotiating and interpreting formal contracts on behalf of Etisalat; and ensure that all contracts entered into by Etisalat are consistent with requisite local and international laws, rules and regulations.

Principal Functions:

•   Draft and negotiate legal contracts including technical contracts, commercial contracts, finance contracts, consultancy contracts, engagement letters, letters of intent and other related documents.

•   Develop and update template contracts to suit the various contractual requirements of Etisalat.

•   Provide legal advisory services and liaise with external counsel/consultants on various Etisalat special projects.

•   Research and proffer opinions to departments/divisions on legal enquiries or issues of a contractual nature arising out of the interpretation and application of contracts.

•   Assist in ensuring that terms and conditions set out in contractual documentation are legally valid, consistent with Etisalat’s policies, rules and regulations, and are in the organisation’s best interest.

•   Participate in and provide legal assistance to tender committees at Etisalat.

•   Assist in litigation by or against contractors or other counterparties arising out of contracts or similar documentation.

•   Develop and maintain a database of all contractual documents and related legal documentation.

•   Liaise with relevant units/teams/functions in carrying out all relevant activities.

•   Attend team/divisional/departmental meetings as required.

•   Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports.

•   Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager or Head, Commercial and Corporate Services.

Educational Requirements: First degree in Law.

Experience,Skills & Competencies: A minimum of 3 – 5 years work experience in a law firm or telecoms environment

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