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Head - Legal/ Company Secretary At Hamilton Lloyd And Associates

Date Posted: 11/Jul/2019
Deadline: 30/Jul/2019

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates - Our client is a Healthcare Consultancy based in Lagos, Nigeria. Due to internal expansion and re-structuring, they are looking to hire a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Head - Legal/ Company Secretary

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will be providing fully compliant, efficient and effective company secretarial advice and support to all relevant Nigerian Boards and other Board Committees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, maintain and securely file all Registers including Members, Directors, Shareholders/Shareholdings, Charges and Debenture Holders; Minutes of all Board Meetings and any other Company Statutory records required.
  • Punctual and compliant submission of all annual returns to CAC and NEPZA (through SIMCO FZE).
  • Prepare Board minute extracts and formal resolutions.
  • Advice on correspondence as may be requested by the authorised representatives or the Board.
  • Review Audited Financial Statements (AFS) for regulatory compliance and by the Board's order signing the AFS.
  • Ensure compliant procedures and filing of statutory returns to CAC and NEAR, especially appointment and removal of Directors.
  • Facilitate the acquisition of required information for Board and Committee members to maximize their ability to contribute to discussions at Board meetings.
  • Assist in the compilation of Board papers and to filter them to ensure compliance with the required standards of good governance.
  • After due consultation, prepare detailed agenda for every meeting and when necessary raise matters which may warrant the urgent attention of the Board.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and that due regard is paid to the specific business interests of the company.
  • Assist in the implementation of corporate strategies by ensuring that the Board's decisions and instructions are properly communicated and executed.
  • Manage Share Holder relationships under direction from and on behalf of the Board.
  • Regularly update the Companies' Corporate details and alert the Board as may be required.
  • Convene Board meeting as directed and AGM as required by Law.
  • Regular update of CoSec Manual.

Governance and Risk:

  • Maintain, update and communicate the Corporate Governance Manual.
  • Ensure latest awareness and application of best practice Governance in Nigeria.
  • Act as a Company Secretary to key internal meetings, as requested by the JEC.
  • Facilitate the process and application of the framework for the Risk Management function.
  • Prepare and maintain up to date Corporate and Head office Risk and Mitigation Registers.
  • Support the GCFO to champion with the effective application of ERM across the business and selected JVs.

Education and Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Law or related field
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries or equivalent from other jurisdictions.
  • Legal or other relevant corporate qualifications.
  • Direct experience of 10 years or more as a Co Sec in comparable circumstances.
  • Experience in compliance matters, legal due diligence, corporate management, corporate structuring, drafting agreements and negotiating commercial agreements.
  • Provision of legal advice and service to the management and all other arms of the business.
  • Candidate will also need to possess the following –
  • A good understanding of the oil and gas industry
  • A good understanding of Nigerian immigration laws/practice
  • Great communication and writing skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] with the title of the role as the subject of the mail.

Additional Information

  • The body of the mail should outline Total years of relevant experience to the role, Location and Age.
  • Please read Role necessities very carefully and apply if qualified
  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
  • If after 2 weeks of application you do not hear from us, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.
  • For more info, please contact Success Nwosu: [email protected]

Method of Application

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