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Job For Group Head, Legal Services & Company Secretary at Elevantix Consulting Limited

Elevantix Consulting Limited – We work in the areas of People, Culture and Strategy. Any business area that is affected by these elements is our business. We have been in the organisation and talent development field since 2001. We develop and deliver bespoke organisation effectiveness solutions to our clients.

We have worked in the space of Retail, FMCG, IT and ITES, Telecom, Automotive, Oil & Gas, and Manufacturing. We have been privileged to touch the lives of over 50,000 people with a high level of repeat business from clients. Clients have trusted our brand and have helped us grow to what we are today.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Group Head, Legal Services & Company Secretary
Location
: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Incumbent will be tasked with ensuring effective and efficient management of the Legal Department, provision of legal advisory services and ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks.
  • S/He will also be responsible for managing the MIS process from legal perspective and coordinate all legal activities in concert with the local laws and other statutory body’s requirements.
  • As the Head Legal Services, the incumbent will be responsible at Group level for all legal related activities and represent the group in all legal matters at state and national levels.

Responsibilities

  • Arbitration & Mediation services
  • Organise and prepare agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual general meetings (AGMs), take minutes, draft resolutions, and lodge required forms and annual returns with Companies House and follow up on actions from meetings
  • Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries, correspondence, write reports
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation, dividends, share option, pension scheme, code of conduct, ethical standards, document safety and security
  • Legal & Secretarial risk assessment and mitigation for all group companies and territories where group operates.
  • Provide leadership to the legal team, review and advise on all legal matters including ongoing cases as asked
  • Liaise with BUs / deptts to ensure that all legal risks are identified and appropriate actions taken
  • Provide and interpret legal information and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures
  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that these are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements of all group companies
  • Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers
  • Continuously monitor and ensure compliance with statutory obligations and advise the management accordingly
  • Review all contracts and other documents where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the management’s attention.

Key Result Areas

  • Prompt resolution of issues
  • Proper management & documentation of all statutory meetings
  • Proper maintenance of statutory books of records
  • Alignment with legislature, regulations and standards as prescribed by appropriate authorities and bodies
  • Risk mitigation for all group companies and territories where group operates.
  • Positive resolution of all existing legal issues within stipulated time periods
  • Proactive mitigation against all legal exposure
  • Greater understanding of pertinent legal issues by the teams
  • Proactive mitigation against all legal exposure
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and legal requirements
  • Positive resolution of all existing legal issues within stipulated time periods
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and legal requirements
  • Proactive mitigation against all legal exposure

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 17th July, 2018.

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