April 20, 2024

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Legal Officer (Contract Specialist) Careers through Workable Dangote Portal Details

Job Title: Legal Officer (Contract Specialist)

Job ID: LagosLG001
Location: Lagos
Job sort: Full time
Department: Risk Management

Job Responsibilities

  • Negotiating, Drafting, Review and execution of Agreements together with however not restricted to Non-disclosure Agreements, Oil & Gas Agreements, Sales/Purchasing Agreements, Sub-contracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Master Agreements, assessment of buyer proposed phrases and situations.
  • Serve as the purpose of contact for purchasers on contractual issues. Act as contractual “intermediary” between the Company’s User division and clients, guaranteeing well timed assessment and approval/reconciliation of variations.
  • On all commonplace and nonstandard contracts, present redlined suggestions and sometimes negotiate immediately with buyer attorneys or buying workers till consensus has been reached.
  • Maintain contractual data and documentation corresponding to receipt and management of all contract correspondence, contractual adjustments, standing reviews and different paperwork for all tasks.
  • As wanted, present steering on contract issues to challenge managers or different operational workers, together with coaching to new challenge managers and different staff in contracting practices and procedures.
  • Develop and implement procedures for contract administration and administration in compliance with Company coverage. As acceptable, contribute to or affect firm insurance policies.
  • Work with all departments/items of the Company to coordinate essential necessities regarding contracts and related transactions.
  • Extensive assessment of all related paperwork relating to varied Contracts drafted, reviewed and/or executed. E.g., Bank Guarantees, Licenses, Permits and many others.
  • Work with related departments/items of the Company, to make sure adherence to broader finance and danger necessities corresponding to income recognition, pricing and discounting insurance policies, export controls and many others.
  • Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all related events to supply contract visibility, consciousness, and interpretation to assist implementation.
  • Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing and many others.)
  • Ensure contract close-out, extension, or renewal.
  • Maintains and manages a complete Contracts document database.
  • Support within the dealing with of litigation issues to Logical Conclusion.
  • Support within the engagement and liaison with External Solicitors to make sure even handed illustration of the Company’s issues in courtroom, different dispute decision whereas mitigating price for the Company.
  • Support in negotiation of solicitors charges and fee of identical.
  • Some understanding of company governance.
  • Perform different duties, as could also be assigned by the Company Secretary/General Counsel.

Educational Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB).
  • Relevant post-graduate diploma is an added benefit.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Membership of any of the next skilled our bodies is required: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

Desired Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ expertise in a authorized operate, ideally expertise in drafting, reviewing and execution of all types of contracts.
  • At least 5 years’ expertise performing contract assessment and drafting operate in a top-tier regulation agency or in Multinational Corporation.

Competence Requirements:

  • Extensive information of drafting authorized contracts and agreements.
  • Extensive information of Contracts and Legally binding paperwork.
  • Extensive information of present contractual language and terminology.
  • Extensive information on Litigation.
  • Extensive understanding of company legal guidelines, securities legal guidelines & capital market
  • Extensive information of company governance rules.
  • Extensive information of business rules, insurance policies and many others.
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities, together with an impeccable an impeccable mastery of the English language.
  • Good group abilities and the flexibility to multitask on a number of tasks concurrently.
  • Knowledge of negotiation finest practices, each in-person and in written kind that considers cultural norms and the consumer’s finest pursuits.
  • Ability to work successfully alone and in a group for the achievement of organizational objectives.
  • Ability to concentrate to particulars and work with little or no supervision
  • Awareness of dispute decision processes, particularly litigation
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and native legal guidelines.
  • Awareness of regulatory points in a producing setting.
  • Excellent time administration and planning abilities.
  • Very good analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work below stress.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training and Development

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
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