26 Jan 2016

Full-Time Senior 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: Senior Legal Officer

Ref Code: SLLB
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
Support the Head of department in the administrative running of the department
Examine and analyse the legal implication of the Bank’s transactions with third parties, including but not limited to service providers contractors, ref refinancers, loan clients etc
Liaise with appropriate regulatory authorities, including law enforcement agencies on behalf of the Bank on of Legal matters, and confiscated collaterals
Assist the Head et Department in dispensing Recovery advisory, managing arrears clients and recovery of bad loans implementing delusion to institute legal proceeding and attendance in court as the representative of the bank; also to negotiate settlement of disputes If any, between loan client and the bank.
Assist in the planning and conduct of training for Credit officers on Legal documentation and Recovery issues regard being had fir developing industry trends and global best practices.
Provide transactional advice: transactional support arid execution; liaison with external counsel: legal controls and monitoring.
A good first degree in Law from a reputable university. Possession of higher degree(s) in a related discipline will be an added advantage
Membership if the Nigerian Bar Association or its equivalent is essential
Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience
Excellent knowledge of the laws and regulations guiding financial institutions especially Microfinance Industry
Proven ability to proactively identify local and global matters relevant to the industry and develop issues’ management document for use by executives and others within the Bank.
Excellent leadership, management and interpersonal skills, as well as, the ability to work with people of diverse background and interests.
Good hoe standing of the trends and outlook of the microfinance industry in the global and local markets
Knowledge of corporate governance issues.
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.

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