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Airtel Nigeria is currently recruiting for the following position(s):

Position Title: Contracts Drafting and Review   
Job Code: 1006
Business Unit / Function: Legal
Location: Lagos, Nigeria   
Department: Commercial Legal
Administrative Reporting to: Legal, Director

Job Purpose:
To review and effectively implement the entry into commercial contracts by advising on contracts related points of law, managing discrete tasks involving legal matters to support the department.

Ensure corporate and commercial transactions agreements are drafted and processed within the Quality and Time Standards agreed with the respective business units of the Company:    
•   Familiarize self with provisions of the Company DOA and relevant policies on Contract Documentation
•   Check and ensure that instructions to prepare contracts are well documented by User Groups and approved in line with the provisions of Company DOA
•   Ensure that the set timelines and standards are adhered to
•   Source proper forms of documentation for each type of transaction
•   Ensure that drafted document covers all issues and adequately protects the Company’s interests
•   Ensure Contract sign-off form is properly executed by all stakeholders reflecting a summary of relevant clauses and deviations
•   Ensure proper management of contract in accordance with the stipulated policies and processes

Supporting the Department in respect of Company’s  corporate & commercial matters including Intellectual Property matters:
•   Obtain proper instructions for registration of intellectual property from the relevant User Group
•   Immediately take steps to register marks requiring registration
•   Follow up with the regulatory bodies to ensure that all queries raised in the registration process are addressed and cleared
•   Flag any breach of the Company’s Intellectual Property rights and take steps to reprimand perpetrator in accordance with the legal provisions
 
Liaise with external counsel:
•   Ensure that proper instructions are obtained from the internal User Group that requires the external legal services
•   Enumerate the Company’s objective for each brief to the external advisors and agree delivery timelines and costs which must be within budget
•   Monitor delivery and ensure that expected standards are met
•   Review the advice provided by external counsel to ensure that solutions are provided or collaborate with external advisor until a solution is proffered
•   Escalate matters to manager on a regular basis as required
 
Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills:
•   Bachelor of Laws (LLB);
•   Call to the Nigerian Bar (BL);
•   Master of Laws (LLM) degree may be an added advantage
 
Relevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years):
- 3-5 years cognate experience in handling contractual /commercial-related legal matters in a top-tier law firm or large size commercial enterprise.
- Candidate must have up-to-date knowledge of commercial law, including, but not limited to:
•   Legal drafting;
•   General contract law;
•   Contract Management
•   Corporate and Commercial law;
•   Telecommunications industry structure and business models; and
•   Employment law and practice.
•   Intellectual Property law

Other requirements (Behavioural etc.):
•   Ability to make quick and informed business decisions
•   Ability to work long hours
•   Ability to manage effectively
•   Must possess sound knowledge of commercial and business issues
•   Must be a team player

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Airtel Nigeria Job Vacancies: Contracts Drafting & Review
« Reply #1 on: Jun 29, 2011, 05:46 PM »
It is advisable to submit your application before the deadline. If you need further information, please post below. Good luck!

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Airtel Nigeria Job Vacancies: Contracts Drafting & Review
« Reply #1 on: Jun 29, 2011, 05:46 PM »