Company Secretary/Legal Adviser
Hobark International
Lagos, Nigeria, USA
4d ago

Job Description :

  • Provide proactive and efficient legal advice / opinion to support the corporate and operational business functions on contractual, financial, tax and regulatory matters affecting the company.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts and other documents required by the business functions.
  • Provide efficient legal support to the technical and operations aspects of the business, as required.
  • Provide support to business functions and project teams in conducting due diligence on all transactions that portend legal, commercial and or reputational risks.
  • Advise relevant stakeholders on dispute resolution issues and support them through the entire resolution process.
  • Provide legal advice on contractual and regulatory compliance in all functions, ensuring that material risks have remedial plans and are integrated into the corporate risk management system.
  • Provide efficient Secretariat support to the Company, including without limitation, maintaining accurate and up-to-date incorporation / regulatory documents, preparing for Board meetings, taking accurate Minutes of meetings, including regulatory compliance / advisory.
  • Provide support in preparing all necessary documentation and give guidance in order to secure appropriate regulatory approval for various projects and acquisitions.
  • Qualifications

  • A degree in Law is required. Must be qualified to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria and a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
  • An MBA, a Master's degree, other professional qualifications such ACA, ACCA, ICSA, ACIT, etc. will be an added advantage.
  • Possess a broad skill set in corporate law, finance, governance, strategy and company secretarial practice
  • At least 5 years post-call experience in an international commercial law firm or similar post-call experience with a mid-sized or major E&P company.
  • Ample litigation experience will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years working experience with an International Oil & Gas firm or company.
  • Experience with corporate and operational regulatory compliance in the Oil & Gas industry.
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