14 Sep 2016

Full-Time GM, Commercial Legal

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

job title GM, Commercial Legal
job description • To ensure the legal protection of MTNN’s business interests.
• Extract value from what we already have through cross-functional/and or regionally focused activities such as: multi-functional business optimisation, contracts review and negotiation, cross-functional capital/budget efficiency projects etc.
• Innovation – identifying and taking advantage of new cross-functional business opportunities, e.g., through nurturing new business opportunities, products launched, product/process innovation, structural changes, etc.
• Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing state legislations & policies, participating in state level industry think-tanks, building & extending national B-2-B and similar relationships, etc.
• Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national and ecosystem through participation as thought leader, executing regional/local CSR projects, involvement in (inter)industry non-ICT policy & think-tank activities, data analysis, reviews, etc.
• Cross-functional people leadership activities: coaching, staff development and motivation, employee networks mentorship/support, cross-division employee engagement projects, faculty roles, talent mentorship, etc.
• Generic activities necessary for positive business outcomes such as: supporting recruitment, thought leadership/execution as internal (interview/disciplinary) panel member, influencing next level leaders (e.g., at ExCom) etc.
• Formulate and actively contribute to the development of legal services strategies in line with the mandate of, and in line with the vision and mission of MTNN
• Develop, execute and manage legal services approved plans, programs and activities in support of MTNN’s operations
• Oversee drafting of legal agreements and review all relevant documentation supporting contracts for authenticity and validity.
• Review and validate developed and structured contractual framework, validating legal framework negotiated with other parties.
• Manage litigations and disputes, providing general legal advice to the company.
• Provide technical leadership/advice in the formulation and development of framework, policies and guidelines and ensure compliance of operations with MTNN policies and procedures.



job condition • Standard MTNN working condition
• Travel – local and international
Experience & Training • First  degree in any relevant discipline
• Fluent in English and language of country preferable
• LLB and BL
• Possession of an MBA or Masters in relevant fields will be advantageous
• At least 12 years of litigation and commercial experience which includes:
 Senior management track record of 3 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry as per relevant role
 Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding emerging markets advantageous)
 Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
 Experience in negotiating commercial transactions including funding
• In-depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian Legal and Commercial framework
• Implementation of Strategy and Development
• Effective Management and Leadership
Minimum qualification LLB or LLM

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