Senior Legal Manager

March 8, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Prospa Technology Limited

Prospa is a bank for Nigerian entrepreneurs. We're building the 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 business and banking in one place.
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 @, Microtraction and many others.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Legal Manager
Location: Lagos
What you’ll do:

Oversee the delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals and priorities.
Advise business on various laws, regulations and standards in various jurisdictions of business operation including international obligations.
Advice and address business/operations queries and any changes resulting in regulatory approvals and maintain proper corporate interactions with the relevant local, state, federal governmental and international bodies to ensure the business is up to date with the changing regulatory environment
Review and provide advice to the business on matters concerning applicable laws, licensing and contracts required for operation of the business
Work with risk and compliance to review applications for new activities/businesses and ensure conduct of activities are in line with regulations
Review, negotiate, finalize business contracts including client and vendor contracts across various business needs
Prepare and defend the business interests in commercial contracts and in a court of law whenever required.
Inform and educate employees on matters that are associated with regulations and industry practices through internal policies
Understand the risks and opportunities in new and upcoming laws and regulations.

What you’ll need:

A strong legal background ( at least 8 years)
Must have at least 4 years management experience
Experience working in the Finance industry is a must
Good knowledge of applicable MFB regulations and related compliances
Experience liaising with external agencies and regulatory bodies
Should be able to articulate queries well and provide satisfactory solutions to business while ensuring compliance with applicable regulations
A proven record of success in a management level, preferably in the banking and finance industry.
Experience managing teams and structures
Multi-tasking, while being able to manage time and priorities
Should have strong problem-solving abilities in order to identify issues and remedy them as necessary
Good communication and negotiation skills
Meticulous attention to detail.
Good interpersonal skills.
Strong leadership qualities.
Be highly motivated and results-driven.
Highly organized.
Strong work ethic.
Proactive nature.


Medical cover
Paid time off (leave days)
Career development opportunities

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

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