Author Topic: UAC Nigeria Job Vacancies: Contracts & Intellectual Property Manager  (Read 2117 times)


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UAC of Nigeria is a fully owned Nigerian public company and one of the largest diversified businesses in the private sector. UAC of Nigeria Plc is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job Title: Contracts & Intellectual Property Manager

Reporting to the company Secretary/Legal Adviser, the Contracts & Intellectual Property Manager will be responsible for negotiation, drafting and vetting of all contracts, agreements, leases, joint venture arrangements, group wide licenses, legal aspects of franchising, and the management of intellectual property (trademarks, copyright, patents and designs, confidential information etc.) of the group.

Specific Job Roles:
•   Drafting, vetting and negotiating agreements, leases, franchises, licenses, joint venture agreements and other forms of agreement for UAC of Nigeria Plc and its Business Unit
•   Manage the intellectual property portfolio of UAC of Nigeria Plc and its Business units including but not limited to registration and protection of Trademarks, design, patents etc. within and outside Nieria and on the web; management of copyright and confidential information etc
•   Develop and implement an effective contract management process including contract depository, contract register contract register, contract templates, contact filing and contract status reporting nd compliance feedback;
•   Provide input into development and maintenance of an IP database system requirement.

Job Requirements:
•   Have at least a second class upper degree in law;
•   Have at least 10 years post call experience of which 8 years should have been spent in a similar position of multinational company/conglomerate or op range multi-structured legal practice with focus on commercial law, corporate law, real estate law , legal drafting & conveyance, intellectual property management, law of franchising and joint venture agreements
•   Be computer literate;
•   Have excellent written and oral communication skills
•   Be able to draft complex, amendment, bids, deeds and other legal documents.

Remuneration: Very competitive in line with Industry Practice

How to Apply:
Please send you resume to

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.

Deadline: 8 August 2011.

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