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  • Posted: Aug 15, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 23, 2019
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  • MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa\'s leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lago...
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    Manager, Commercial Legal

    • Job Type
    • Qualification
    • Experience 6 - 13 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Law / Legal 

    Job Description

    • To manage the company’s contractual arrangements regarding drafting, legality, structuring, fiscal efficiency and compliance
    • Participate in Contract negotiations to reduce cost and drive MTNN Value Creation Philosophy.
    • Administer controls to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and effectively integrate ethics, compliance and preventive law efforts, ensuring MTNN activities are compliant with laid down laws and governing regulations/statutes.
    • Conduct proactive prevention of litigation, ensuring legal processes and services are effective and efficient in line with defined and approved design and rules.
    • Settle legal issues between MTNN and 3rd parties, assisting in managing liquidations and disputes.
    • Carry out legal (administrative) services work including liaison/correspondence with external bodies and organizations, conducting due diligence in the structuring of deals relating to commercial transactions.
    • Review legal cases, petitions and internal matters requiring legal input /perspective, consult with all relevant parties, advise on case/petition/legal related matter, provide recommendation on course of action and effectively take appropriate and approved action in accordance with the rules and regulations of MTNN.
    • Draft legal agreements and review all relevant documentation supporting contracts for authenticity and validity, advising on company contracts relating to supplier agreements.
    • Drive Knowledge Management and Best Practice Sharing within own Unit/Department/Division/Enterprise-wide as required.
    • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
    • Coach and mentor team members to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the team/Unit, awareness of all related job requirements and accountabilities and leverage human resources career development programs for staff career development.
    • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
    • Identify training requirements of team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and to enrich knowledge repository within the department.

    Job Condition:

    • Travel – local and international
    • Resolution of disputes.
    • Consolidation and Conclusion of agreements.
    • Conformance to Opex.
    • Turnaround time for advice, and commercial legal solutions.
    • Limit MTN from litigation.

    Experience & Training
    Education:

    • LLB and BL

    Experience:

    • 6-13 years’ experience which includes:
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience in supervising/managing others
    • Experience working in a medium to large organization
    • Litigation and commercial experience.
    • Experience in handling and negotiating funding
    • In depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian framework

    Minimum qualification

    • LLB

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MTN Nigeria on careers.mtnonline.com to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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