26 Jan 2016

Full-Time Junior Legal Officers at AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited is a member of an international network of Microfinance Banks under Access Holding Microfinance AG(www.accessholding.com), with its Head office in Berlin, Germany.

The Group provides world class banking services to micro, small and medium enterprises and private individuals in Africa and Asia. It has been spreading out to other countries across the globe rapidly.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Junior Legal Officer

Ref Code: JLLB
Location: Lagos

Job Description
Due to our rapid growth and continuous success, we are seeking to recruit highly motivated professionals to join us. This is an exciting opportunity to join an employer of choice; having the support of a successful global network.

Applicants willing to join this exceptional team of young and dynamic professionals must show enthusiasm in:
Finding solutions in changing circumstances
Contributing to an International team
Focus on providing excellent services
Main Tasks
Negotiate, draft and advise on venous kinds of commercial agreements.
On the advice of the line supervisor, conduct research on various relevant legal issues as it affects compliance with the statutory regulations, applicable legislations, agreements and legal issues affecting the Banks operations.
Liaison with client’s solicitors with regard credit arrears management.
Liaise with external counsel in the co-ordination of land searches, company searches and perfection of mortgages.
Liaise with appropriate regulatory authorities on behalf of the Company on legal matters.
Participate in the negotiation and settlement of disputes if any, between loan client and the bank.
As per the advice cit the Head of the Legal Department, conduct research on Legal issues especially on the adequacy of various types of securities granted by the bank.
A first degree in Law from a reputable university.
Membership of the Nigerian Bar Association or if s equivalent is essential,
Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant work experience.
Strong mitten and oral communication skills.
Good analytical negotiation skills.
Proficiency in the use of computer application packages
Application Closing Date
29th January, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV’s as an attachment to: jobs@ab-mfbnigeria.com

Note: Please ensure that you indicate the REF CODE as the SUBJECT of the mail. Failure to comply would disqualify your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Banking Jobs in Nigeria and NGO and Legal Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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