Director Job at a reputable conglomerate

A leading Multinational Conglomerate with diversified interest is looking to recruit a qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Position: Director

Job Location: Lagos.

Core Purpose

  • As Director, Legal Services, the successful candidate will be accountable to the Board on all legal issues. He / She will also supervise, and give direction to the array of professionals in the Legal Department.

Overall Mission:

  • The Director, Legal Services will oversee the Legal Department and ancillary functions. Perform this role in a multinational and diverse environment.

Main Activities:

  • Broad based Legal Advisory functions especially in Commercial & Property Law.
  • Preparation of Contracts and supervising legal documentation of company transactions.
  • Oversee the Legal team for litigation or other dispute resolution processes.
  • Legal representation at high level meetings internally and externally.
  • Liaison duties with top government functionaries and external solicitors on behalf of the company keeping tab on all issues / cases to avoid reputational loss.
  • Company secretarial functions.
  • Advise Management on the approach to settlement of litigation through court, arbitration or mediation.
  • Support the Human Resource function to ensure adherence to employment and immigration laws.

Pre - Requisites
Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience:

  • Academic degree in Law. Must be a member of the Nigeria Bar Association Postgraduate qualification in Law / Finance and other related fields will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of twenty years cognate experience within a reputable law firm or organization.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Thoroughness of work and quality results oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise tasks efficiently and meet critical priorities.
  • Highly organized and self - directed, comfortable working in a fast - paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Ability and willingness to work outside office regular hours.
  • High level of professionalism, maturity and integrity when dealing with sensitive information and issues.
  • A hybrid of remarkable legal practice with corporate experience will augment the candidate’s chances.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Motivation Letter to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.