Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Job at Adexen: Legal Adviser

Adexen Recruitment Agency is looking for for a Legal Adviser for the Closed Pension Fund Administrator of an International Company
Job Title: Legal Adviser
Job reference n°: NGA0465
Sector: Banking, Insurance, Financial services – Nigeria – Western Africa
Function: Legal
Job description
As the legal adviser, this position is part of the management team and will ensure the company has appropriate legal advice on all matters affecting its operations and the Fund and provide expert advice regarding best practice for corporate governance.
This position is the primary point of contact for any specific enquiries on company secretarial issues and will advice board members on matters of ethics and good governance
Legal and corporate governance leadership for the company’s and Fund’s activities; ensuring compliance within regulatory frameworks.
Legal watch
Redaction of contracts and agreements
Supervise outside legal counsel exchanges
Leadership and optimization in corporate governance in line with regulatory frameworks.
Maintenance of legal and corporate documents and records – Timely annual statutory returns and regulatory filings
Administration of general meetings, board meetings and committee meetings, including accurate and timely production of meeting packs and minutes of meetings;
Follow-up of mandates and tasks delegated by the Board and ensure orderly conduct of Board meetings and Board Committee meetings.
External contact with stakeholders, regulatory authorities, consultants, advisers, sponsor and trade counterparties.
Qualifications experience
A graduate of Law (LLB minimum) plus an ICSA or equivalent qualification;
Minimum of 10 years post–LLB work experience with at least 3 years of experience in a senior legal position in the financial sector, including experience of dealing with corporate governance and business conduct principles in a medium sized to large complex organization.
Experience in drafting financial contracts and agreement.
Solid technical knowledge and experience in legal, commercial and business best practices.
Understanding of board dynamics and excellent organisational, management and communication skills;
Pack office knowledge
Familiarity with the Nigerian legal, financial and commercial environment.
What is on offer: Attractive package
Method of Application
If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

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