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PeoplePrime Recruiting Chief Legal And Regulatory Officer

Date Posted: 07/Oct/2013
Deadline: 31/Oct/2013


Job description

Manages all legal matters of the company ensuring that all contracts are properly negotiated ,executed and filed. Provides internal legal services and acts as the Chief Legal Advisor to the company all on legal, statutory and constitutional requirements to ensure that the organization is protected from all legal action. Facilities and coordinates a competitive procurement, purchasing and stores accounting policies and procedures within the company . Creates ,administer and monitor the implementation and updates company legal related policies and procedures designed to insure that the organization and its employees comply with required laws and regulations. Overseas the company legal process and compliance's and legal matters pertaining to site acquisition, management of community issues, permits. approvals contracts and contractual agreements and company secretarial duties Provides guidance for the Board and senior management team on matters relating to compliance. Acts as the depository of legal records, laws regulations, licenses, notices, conventions and Protocols and disseminates the same to relevant arms of the company. Responsible for the updating and maintenance of the company legal and statutory documents and taking all necessary steps to ensure that the company complies with data protection legislation. Drafts and negotiates all legal contracts and verifies the drawing of contracts and other legal documents and ensures the safe custody of security documents Participates in the vetting and recommendation of appointment of External lawyers and their subsequent annual evaluation. Sets and develops internal compliance procedures for the company. Coordinates with external legal resource and follows up litigation by and against the company. Ensures internal compliance and with appropriate law of the land and provides legal advice ,service and consultation to internal stakeholder in the company Develops ,initiates ,maintains and revises policies and procedures for the general operation and its related activities to prevent illegal,unethical or improper conduct in the company. Provides management with the advice and guidance in identifying the critical problems to which the application of legal principals would yield the greatest opportunities for minimizing risks and maximizing profits. Investigates compliance issues and coordinates responses to regulatory inquiries or examinations. Identifies potential legal exposure and advises on possible mitigation Provides regular and timely feedback to management; be proactive in the identification and resolution of issues that may have an impact on the operation and business of the company. Develops and reviews legal policies and procedures . Liaises closely with external lawyers on legal matters and monitors and evaluates their activities. Prepares a variety of routine and special legal reports and opinions ,on departmental related activities including monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the board and management. Plays a direct role in the development and growth of the legal function team through communication skills and delegations, assuring tasks or projects are completed as desired and on time. Reviews and controls department budget to support systematically planned programs of legal actions or defenses and to assure optimum deployment of resource within approved budget. Supervises indirectly the daily activities of the department. Keeps fully informed on all legislation affecting the organization’s operations and of all new developments in corporate legal matters.

Required Skills and Competencies

Negotiation skills
Business acumen and commercial skills
Organization and time management skills
Problem solving skills
Supervisory and Leadership skills
Interpersonal relationship
Oral and written communication skills
Research skills
Drafting skills for corporate compliance and legal documentation


Desired Personal Attributes

Ability to engage stakeholders at all levels


Prerequisites (minimum requirement)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) - Second Class Lower

Master of Laws (LL.M)

15 - 20 years



Method of Application

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