Legal and Compliance Officer Job at CredPal

CredPal is a leading financial technology company that offers a comprehensive range of financial solutions, including credit cards and investment opportunities, to empower individuals.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Legal and Compliance Officer

Job Location: Yaba, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time / Hybrid
Level: Mid-Level
Industry: Financial Services

Purpose Statement

  • We are seeking a dedicated Legal and Compliance Officer to ensure our organization operates with integrity and complies with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Your role is pivotal in maintaining a culture of ethics and compliance, managing licenses, and safeguarding our legal interests.
  • Join us in upholding the highest standards of integrity and regulatory adherence.


  • Regulatory Compliance and Licensing: Ensure company-wide compliance with relevant financial and industry regulations, managing the acquisition and renewal of licenses, permits, and certifications.
  • Policy Development and Enforcement: Develop, update, and enforce compliance policies and procedures, aligning them with local laws and industry standards.
  • Audit, Reporting, and Risk Management: Conduct regular audits, assess compliance risks, and rectify issues. Prepare and submit timely reports to regulatory authorities while mitigating identified risks effectively.
  • Internal Investigations and Documentation: Lead or support internal compliance investigations, maintain meticulous records, and facilitate audits and reporting.
  • Legal Research and Adaptation: Stay informed about changes in financial regulations and industry-specific laws, providing guidance to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Education and Training: Provide compliance training to educate employees and stakeholders, fostering an ethical and compliant organizational culture.
  • Contract Review and Legal Support: Review contracts and legal documents for compliance, and offer legal guidance to ensure alignment with relevant laws and industry best practices.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Establish and maintain positive relationships with regulatory bodies, industry associations, and internal departments to facilitate compliance.
  • Ethical Culture Promotion: Foster a culture of ethical behavior, integrity, and compliance throughout the organization.
  • Crisis Management and Confidentiality: Collaborate on crisis management plans related to regulatory challenges and handle sensitive legal and compliance matters with discretion.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law, Business, or a related field; JD or LL.M. preferred.
  • Work Experience: 4 - 5 years
  • Proven experience in legal and compliance roles, ideally in regulated industries.
  • Excellent communication skills for reporting and guidance.
  • Proficiency in contract review and legal research.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with regulatory bodies.
  • Investigative skills for handling compliance matters.
  • In-depth knowledge of local and industry-specific regulations.
  • Experience in policy development and implementation.
  • Strong audit and risk management skills.
  • Strong organizational abilities for documentation management.
  • Commitment to promoting an ethical organizational culture.
  • Adaptability to evolving legal and regulatory landscapes.


  • Competitive salary package 
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A collaborative and inclusive work culture that fosters growth and innovation.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge products and technologies.
  • Supportive and approachable management team dedicated to your success.

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