10 Mar 2016

Full-Time Legal and Compliance Manager at AOS Orwell

Toni AdewunmiPort Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

Job Description

AOS Orwell is a merger of two
Nigerian-based oil service companies,
forming the largest indigenous services
company in the region.
Everything you need
for offshore, land and
swamp drilling, remedial
and production.
Job Vacancy Detail
Based throughout Africa
AOS Orwell, an integrated indigenous oilfield services company in Nigeria and Ghana offering well construction and engineering services to the oil and gas and energy sectors, has the following vacancy for a suitably qualified person to join its Legal Department.

REF. LEG/MANRArea:LegalLevel:ExperiencedYears of experience:6yrs – 8yrsLocation:Port Harcourt/NigeriaDate:18-03-2016

Reporting to the Group Counsel & Company Secretary, the Manager, Legal will be responsible for administration of company’s contracts, company secretariat of minor subsidiaries, regulatory monitoring, and risks & compliance. He/she will • Review and administer all contracts including but not limited to leases and all commercial legal instruments. • Carry out regular internal legal audit / internal due diligence with respect to company’s contracts. • Promptly and regularly own and maintain accurate database including documentation management and information reporting with respect to all contracts. • Act as Company Secretary for the company’s minor subsidiaries. • Manage the risks and compliance mornitoring desk for the Group. • Promptly monitor and advise on identified and potential risks, threats and developments in the company’s legal and regulatory environment and key regulatory / compliance issues such as local content, business approvals, environmental compliance etc. • Promptly and properly monitor and escalate regulatory compliance status and rendition of returns from relevant business units and interfaces. • Administer the comprehensive risks and compliance register of the company and subsidiaries • Interface with and monitor external consultants and solicitors (where applicable) for effective delivery of legal jobs / assignments including company’s litigation portfolios • Assist in developing and implementing governance process policies, compliance training, performance budgets, SLAs, and other budgets concerning the department.


• LLB, BL with minimum of second class lower • LLM or MBA and relevant professional certifications will be an added advantage. • 6-8 years cognate experience in corporate & commercial legal functions. Experience in oil & gas / energy transactions or environment will be an added advantage.

Skills required

 Must be a proactive and team player; with a positive attitude and good communication and negotiation skills  Must possess good research ability in Legal issues  Good knowledge of company and commercial laws.  Must have ability for multitasking and ability to deliver within timelines.

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

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