Legal Associate at Hayat Holding

Hayat Holding is among Turkey’s top 100 industrial companies, employing over 10,000 people both in Turkey and abroad. Hayat Group is a conglomerate that operates mainly in two industries. Kastamonu Entegre is the leading company in the wood-based panel industry and Hayat Kimya is among the top FMCG companies.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Legal Associate

Location: Lagos

Job Description

Contract & Policy Development:

  • Review and advise on internal policies and ensure that they comply with all business, regulatory and statutory requirements.
  • Review and draft legal documents, contracts and correspondence.

Litigation Management:

  • Review progress of outstanding litigation or other forms of dispute management initiated.


  • Formulate compliance checklists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly.
  • Prepare reports for the department.
  • Collaborate with other departments to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues.


  • Legal Associate must have between 2 – 3 years PQE in both FMCG and private practice to support HKN’s legal Operations.


  • Law degree from an accredited university.
  • Called to the Nigerian Bar.
  • Completed the mandatory NYSC program.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience post call.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with corporate-commercial laws applicable to FMCG;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in dealing with government/regulators, enforcement agents.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, Excel and Presentation packages.


  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work with large amount of raw data;
  • Self-driven, analytical and willingness to learn.

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: nigeriahr@hayat.ng

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