Title /Position        : Legal Manager Company     :
Grade                    : 13 Department : Legal
Reports to            : Location      : Rivers State, Nigeria
SECTION B : JOB PURPOSE (Brief summary of the position i.e. why the position exist)
Legal manager oversees the legal aspects as well as safeguarding the reputation of the company by guaranteeing that the company strictly follow law guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues. The legal manager is also to ensure that probability of exposure is minimized. The individual is responsible for monitoring and/or advising on all legal matters, commercial contracts, and agreements
1 LEGAL Drafting and vetting of MoA, MoU , vendor contracts, undertakings, authority letters et, vetting tender documents and assist in the development of guidelines, policies, procedures and ensure (internal & external) compliance with laid down guidelines, policies and procedures; investigate issues of non-compliance as may be required
2 LEGAL Management of all consultant contracts and providing good interface with our community vendor and projects partner(s).
3 LEGAL Liaison with relevant government offices and other authorizes agencies if necessary
4 LEGAL Visit to competent Authorities for documentations, follow up and keeping the records of the same
5 LEGAL Preparation of case drafts and drafting a wide variety of legal agreements and review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements and provide internal advisory services to the business units and departments within the Company.
6 LEGAL Coordination and briefing / discussion with the lawyers for legal cases and to negotiate the fees structure of the advocate
7 LEGAL Coordinate and make arrangements required for arbitration proceedings and provide the required documents to appoint Advocate for proceeding and Arbitration
8 LEGAL Follow up with concerned officer to attend the court
9 HSE Attend meetings/ conferences as and when required / directed the BU management
Good interface and team work with the QHSE Manager in driving the safety policies of the Business unit.
11 LEGAL Advising on general business law issues and managing the legal issues of all areas of the company, including but not limited to corporate matters, procurement, safety, security, insurance and sustainability issues.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: Arbitration and mediation skills                                                    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
• 5+ years of legal experience in a top tier national or international law firm.
• Strong legal experience in corporate and commercial matters.
• Experience on managing external legal counsels.
• Solid knowledge of general business law issues.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Master of Laws or L.L.M.
• Litigation skills to handle administrative procedures within public authorities and court litigation.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED: Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation, Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies, High degree of professional ethics and integrity, Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information, Litigation and arbitration skills
*Must include current pay, expected pay, state of origin, age, marital status, gender and related experience. Please note that proof of current pay may be required at some point during the interview.

If cap fits, kindly upload your CV to our website at www.ichrgroup.com

You can also upload to recruitme@ichrgroup.com

Or call: +234 810 000 4694 for further enquiries

Deadline: May 20th 2022