Head of Legal

January 25, 2022

Job Description

Vantegral Consulting

We are Vantegral Consulting. Our sole aim is to offer value to clients and businesses. With an array of services ranging from recruitment outsourcing, restructuring, capability development, management advisory, and growth strategy, we are about creating and implementing solutions.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Legal

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Description

This role provides leadership to the legal department and across the entire Group, and is accountable for legal and risk management operations.
This role includes providing business-focused advice to the organization and acting as a mentor to critical legal department personnel during management and executive gatherings

Responsibilities

Implements initiatives and sets standards that reinforce ethical culture within the organization
Provides strategic and operational guidance, aiding in litigation issues such as contract disputes and matters affecting departmental transactions
Prepare, review and advise on contract documents and other documents that require legal attention and guidance
Collaborate with other departmental Heads ensuring productive systems in place relating to compliance of high impact policies such as anti-bribery and corruption, financial transaction compliance etc.
Represent the organization or department as required in relevant legal cases, attend court when necessary & liaison with advocates, etc.
Responsible for securing business operations compliance with relevant regulatory bodies and litigation, legal notices, keeping records of all licenses, and all litigation matters.
Ensure that the company maintains compliance with the statutory requirements relating to the governance and management of the company, the Memorandum and Articles of Association, as well as the Company’s and Allied Matters Act in general.
Advice the company Executives on all legal compliance matters as it relates to the company.
Review all formal communications regarding every current dispute.
Review of all documents relation to existing litigation matters.
Prosecuting/defending and resolving all disputes.
Deal with issues surrounding Corporate Commercial transactions, Corporate Governance, Joint Venture Agreements, Corporate Secretarial practice, Stakeholder engagement, Government relations, Corporate Administration, External Communication.

Preferred Background and Experience

LL.B in Law / 10 years post call to bar
Experience in an Oil and Gas/EPCIC company is an added advantage
LL.M Corporate Law
Able to remedy complex legal issues without inviting the services of external legal advice
Requires litigation skills to handle administrative procedures within public authorities

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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