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Unit Head, Legal At Fosad Consulting

Date Posted: 02/May/2014
Deadline: 11/May/2014

Company Description

Our Client, a non-bank financial institution in Nigeria seek to hire the services of an experienced professional to providing superior legal support to staff, management and the board of directors of the company.

Reports to: The Managing Director/CEO

Internal Contacts: Unit and Group heads within the Company, subsidiary companies, Executive Management and Board.

External Contact: Regulatory Authorities, (NAICOM, SEC, NSE, CAC, NIA, CIIN, EFCC, NFIU etc) External solicitors, shareholders, Board members.

Job Description

  • Professionally attend to the Board, Management, Staff and Members of the Company through robust legal advisory and company secretarial activities thus ensuring cost savings for the company and ultimately financially benefiting all the stakeholders.
  • Supervising the unit, liaising with the company Registrars, Functioning as secretary to the Board, Board Committees, Executive and General management meetings of the company and all other meets, payment of Directors fees and allowances, AGM Activities  Negotiating settlements, coordinating external solicitors, etc.
  •  Legal advisory roles to the Group Company and other subsidiary companies in the Group (Leasing, Asset  Management and life).
  • Investor Relations.
  • Such other duties as may reasonably be requested.


LL.B (Hons) {2.1}, LL.M, MBA, B.L (Writing the final exams of the Chartered Institute Of Secretaries And Administrators)



Ability to work with and obtain output from a wide variety of employees, many of whom may not report directly to you.


Key Competencies:

  • Verbal and written communication skills,
  • Attention to detail,
  • Confidentiality,
  • Planning and organizing,
  • Time management,
  • Interpersonal skills,
  • Customer service orientation,
  • Computer literacy (proficient in the use of window based applications),
  • Good communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal skills, natural drive to meet organizational targets, organizational and managerial skills


Additional Information

Applicants who do not qualify with the above criteria need not apply as only successful candidates will be contacted.

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