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Job Title: Company Secretary & WA Legal Counsel
Job Reference: CS WLC
Department: Legal
Company: Cadbury  (part of Kraft Foods Company)
Recruiter: Dragnet Solutions Limited

Job Details:   
•   Reporting to the Chief Counsel, Sub-Saharan Africa, the successful candidate will sit on the WA leadership team and board of management.
•   The role will manage all legal, governance and compliance issues relating to the legal entities in WA including adjacent markets.

Specific responsibilities will include to:
•   Execute the secretariat function with excellence through proactive management on corporate governance and compliance of the Company to comply with local regulatory bodies and to ensure compliance with global compliance (in particular US listing rules)
•   Lead negotiations on agreements with third parties, many of a complex nature and of significant financial or strategic value to the Company
•   Establish and drive processes providing proactive advice to assist all levels of management to maximize legal and business opportunities and to minimize legal and business risks
•   Litigation management – including management of external legal counsel and other professional advisers as necessary and managing associated costs
•   Establish systems and processes to ensure efficiency in management of the legal function and to act as a business partner
•   Proactively support and monitor general compliance adherence of employees, prepare and organize compliance trainings and workshops, liaise with the Regional Compliance Officer and assist him/her as a local trainer for compliance initiatives
•   Lead investigations into compliance matters, advice and lead on legal issues pertaining to Special Situations

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:
• Good first degree – LLB/BL, from a reputable institution. Higher degree(s) will be an advantage
• Minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant experience with at least 5 years in managerial capacity in a similar role, preferably in FMCG or reputable law firms
• Extensive experience in managing company secretarial functions and external board
• Extensive experience in corporate and commercial law, with strong ability to break down legal principles to simple commercial solutions appropriate to business needs
• Strong strategic orientation, demonstrable leadership, interpersonal and financial management skills

For online application: Cadbury Nigeria Recruitment 2011.

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