25 Jan 2016

Full-Time Urgent Hire: Legal Executive Abuja

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

• To prepare, approve, sign and seal agreements leases, legal forms, and other official documents on the company’s behalf, when authorised by the board of the directors or the executive responsible.
• To advise, in conjunctions with the company’s solicitors, the chief executives and/or other executives, in respect of legal matters, as required.
• Deal with enquiries from solicitors and other external agencies and advice the client of the next step accordingly;
• Advice corporate clients and employees on their legal rights and obligations;
• Ensure proper protection of company and clients’ company from trouble by anticipating and helping to circumvent problems;
• Keep discovery and external clients up to date on new business laws and regulations;
• Provides advice on labour relations, employee contracts, tax issues, employee injury, patents and contracts with clients/employees/vendors;
• All administrative tasks required for the post.

Company Secretary:
• Maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries;
• Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
• Organizing, preparing agendas for and taking minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs);
• Contributing to meeting discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax implications of proposed policies;
• Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
HR/ Admin Manager:
• Assist in the Coordination of work within the HR unit
• Creates and executes HR project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
• Provide assistance with writing job descriptions
• Assist in notices and advertisements preparations for vacant staff positions.
• Provide assistance in developing human resource plans.
• Handle all related administrative chores
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Skills
• Must be a Legal Practitioner, or a Law graduate that has been called to bar with minimum of four (4) years’ post-graduation experience
• Must have qualified as a Chartered Secretary
• Relevant post graduate qualifications is an added advantage, but are not a requirement
• Must have worked in similar position for not less than 3-4 years
• General business interest and awareness;
• Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization;
• Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal;
• People management skills;
• Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal;
• Leadership qualities and effective team working skills.

Other Specifications:
• Candidate must be resident in Abuja and should be able to resume within short notice
• Application closes on Wednesday, 26th January 2016.
• All CVs must be sent with the Job Title as the subject to:

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

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