Legal Associate

March 15, 2022

Job Description

Prospa Technology Limited

Prospa is a bank for Nigerian entrepreneurs. We are building a financial operating system for African entrepreneurs and businesses. Using our intuitive and beautifully designed mobile and web application, entrepreneurs are able to manage all their businesses and banking in one place.
Our mission is to support Africans in building financial prosperity. As a company, we are committed to building a culture of excellence and high growth. We are backed by Y Combinator, and some of the most well respected and prolific investors, builders, and operators in the US, Africa and Europe like Immad Akund (CEO @ mercury.com), Microtraction and many others.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Legal Associate
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
What You’ll Be Doing

Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all applicable statutory or regulatory requirements
Provide sound advice, on commercial compliance and legal issues to the business as well as manage & liaise with external legal counsel
Assist with the development, revision, and/or implementation of a contract management system, compliance policies, and best practice procedures
Drive awareness with regulatory and statutory directives and requirements
Liaise and engage regulatory bodies/authorities
Keep abreast of, monitor and analyse regulatory trends and changes in regulatory directives, rules and regulations
Prepares and assists with legal and corporate filings and reports
Work on business registration and incorporation.

What You’ll Need

Bachelor’s Degree / Bachelor of Laws from a reputable university & member of the Nigeria Bar Association with preferred or equivalent practical experience
Experience working as a legal associate or legal assistant in a corporate establishment or in a law firm
Experience working with agreements, including drafting and preparing simple amendments to standard templates
Ability to work with a wide range of contract types including service agreements, amendments, addendums, schedules and statements of work
Experience supporting a legal team in a fast-paced and high volume environment
Understand & implement various CBN reporting requirements (CBN-CRMS), and closely work with Finance and engineering to manage reporting and compliance obligations.
Experience with legal software solutions (e.g., contract lifecycle management, workflow automation, etc.).
Previous tech industry or handling assignments or projects within fintech is a huge plus.

Who We’re Looking For:

Possess critically advanced and legal reasoning skills
Problem-solving
Decision making
Ability to project and manage to a high standard
Organisational and collaborative skills
Attention to detail
Confidentiality
Excellent communication skills
Excellent drafting skills
Excellent negotiation skills.

Salary Range
N200,000 – N250,000 monthly.
Benefits

Medical Cover
Pension
Paid time off (leave days)
Career development opportunities.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit prospa.breezy.hr.

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