Friday, December 11, 2009

Job at IGI Nigeria

Industrial And General Insurance Plc is recruiting for a DIRECTOR – CORPORATE, LEGAL SERVICES & COMPANY SECRETARY.
The Director, Corporate, Legal Services and Company Secretary is responsible for ensuring the compliance of the companies in the IGI Group with best corporate and legal practices, as well as issues of corporate governance.
• He / She will also act as Company Secretary for the companies in the Group as provided under the provision of the Corporate and Allied

Job Description
• Provides as well as superintends the provision of legal advisory services to all the companies in the Group.
• In conjunction with external lawyers, supervises the provision of litigation services to the companies of the Group.
• Organizes and attends the management meetings of the Group companies, the board of directors and its committees meetings, and renders all necessary secretarial services in respect thereof. Advising on compliance issues generally with the applicable laws, rules and regulations.
• Maintaining the registers and other records required to be maintained by the Group companies under subsisting legislations.
• Rendering proper returns and giving notification to all relevant regulatory and statutory bodies regulating the various businesses of the companies in the Group to any other relevant institution as required by the law.
• Developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable Codes of Corporate Governance, as well as all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements.
• Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions reached at meetings are communicated to the relevant stakeholders.
• Liaising with the company’s Registrars in attending to issues relating to the company’s share transactions such as issuing new shares, arranging for the payment of dividends and observing relevant legal requirements thereon;
• Liaising with Auditors, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders.


• Analytical and problem solving capabilities;
• Good organizational skills;
• Minimum of 12 years Company Secretary experience with a large listed company, especially in the financial services sector;
• Maximum of 50 years of age;
• Excellent presentation and communication skills
• Ability to fluently interface with all levels of senior management.

• Minimum of 2nd Class Upper LL.B degree; and Barrister at Law, BL LL.M or Ph. D in Law from any recognized/accredited university and a
• Professional Company Secretarial certification would be an advantage.
• Strategic Vision;
• Ability to think creatively; multi-task and work without supervision
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team;
• Organizational ability;
• A good knowledge or experience of business and committee procedure

Method of Application:
Qualified candidates should complete the application form online and send by Microsoft word attachment their updated resume which must include personal contact addresses (Not P.O. Box), e-mail and phone numbers to:

Deadline is 17th December 2009.

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