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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    As the world’s specialist in mobile broadband, we’ll help you enable your end users to do more than ever before with the world’s most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize their value and the services to make it all work together. From the first ever call on GSM, to the first call on LTE, we operate at the forefront of ...
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    Legal and Compliance Counsel

    The team you'll be part of

    • You will be part of the MEA Legal & Compliance division.

    What You Will Learn And Contribute To

    As part of our team, you will:

    • Manage all legal and transactional support to the business in dedicated customer accounts for Nigeria and dedicated countries.
    • Provide advice on corporate matters, court litigations and arbitration actions, including cases of threatened legal action or proposal to take legal action, involving the Company legal entities in the specific countries.
    • Provide legal advice on a wide range of deals and agreements with customers, resellers and other business partners.
    • Provide legal training and education to business colleagues on Nokia policies, commercial law, compliance and other relevant legal matters for the sub-region and company
    • Run multiple legal risk management initiatives in the sub-region to instill a positive, world class legal compliance culture and full adherence to internal and external governance requirements
    • Coordinate with all functions in identifying, developing and implementing improvements in line with Nokia standards, processes and policies

    Key Deliverables:

    • Unquestionable level of integrity with the ability to work as an enabler to the business in line with company policy and procedures
    • Provide legal guidance and support to Nokia’s business for day-to-day activities and work with the Middle East and Africa L&C team to provide support to Nokia’s other local and regional business
    • Review, draft and negotiate contracts with third parties
    • Proactively manage legal risks arising from complex business transactions
    • Support ethics and compliance initiatives
    • Keep the Sales Teams informed about the changes in legislation and relevant legal topics affecting the business
    • Provide legal guidance in tenders alongside the contract management and other functions
    • Provide corporate support to Nokia’s legal entities in Nigeria and the countries dedicated.
    • Act as Legal & Compliance’s first point of contact for dedicated countries and customer accounts .

    Basic Education

    • Graduate Degree in Law

    Preferred Education

    • LLM; other post graduate legal or business degree / specialization
    • A minimum of 8 Years of Experience in legal roles.
    • Excellent English drafting and communication skills
    • Experience of working in a multi-national or regional company legal department.
    • Excellent academic record and working references / credentials
    • Experience in ethics and compliance

    It would be nice if you also had:

    • Experience in the Telecom and ICT industry.
    • Familiar with cross-border legal services in Nigeria and West Africa countries.
    • Very strong individual contributor
    • Strong leadership and business relationship skills

    Other Competencies / Requirements:

    • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
    • Fluent in written and oral in English.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nokia Nigeria on to apply

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