A reputable Oil and Gas company is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Legal Officer
Reports to: Reports to: Company Secretary & Legal Adviser
The Legal Officer will work directly with, and assist the Legal Adviser and Company Secretary to provide company secretariat and legal advisory services to ensure the Company and its subsidiary companies remain in line with all financial, legal and corporate governance standards.
Provide for the timely preparation of agreements, legal documents and other documents in relation to the Company's business
Provide support for company secretarial functions including, preparing meeting agenda, attending and taking minutes of meetings, following up to ensure completion of meeting action points
Liaise with regulatory bodies, complete and monitor applications for regulatory licenses and permits
Monitor and ensure legal, regulatory and internal policy compliance
Provide support for collecting and updating legal information that affects the operations of the company to enhance the quality management system and continuous improvement
Liaise with external solicitors on the execution of assigned tasks
To review legal documents on oil and gas transactions across upstream and midstream activities
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a Second Class Upper Degree in Law
Master's Degree in oil and gas law or related field an advantage
Admitted to the Nigerian Bar
Minimum of 3 years cognate experience in a reputable law firm or oil & gas company.
Skills / Competencies:
Good negotiating and drafting skills
Good interpersonal skills
Deep knowledge of corporate and regulatory rules and norms
Good knowledge of oil and gas industry regulations
Good knowledge of and ability to grasp complex areas of law rapidly and accurately
Strong written and oral communication and analytical skills
Exhibiting sound practical judgment and business understanding
Discretion when handling confidential information
Ability to set priorities and work effectively to meet deadlines
Legislation and Compliance
Legal Advice Litigation Management.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.