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  • Posted: Nov 17, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
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  • Cedarcrest Hospitals / Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd is a modern specialist medical care centre located in the heart of Abuja, Nigeria’s blossoming capital. It was established in January 2008 with the aim of providing a high standard of local healthcare that is comparable with what obtains in other more developed parts of the world. The centre st...
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    Legal Officer

    JOB DESCRIPTION 

    The Legal Officer is expected to provide legal services and guidance as necessary to all business units and head office within the Group and liaises with the Company Secretary and other legal firms on behalf of the Company.

    KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

    • Draft and review a wide variety of legal agreements.
    • Render legal assistance through preparation of legal opinions, reports and correspondence as required from time to time by the Executive.
    • Responsible for all the external legal communications of the Group.
    • Ensures the provision of appropriate legal advice on a diverse range of substantive and procedural questions of law in administrative functioning of the Group.
    • Ensure adequate preparation of Litigations.
    • Advising on and assessing the Level of Compliance to Legislative provisions.
    • Provide legal advice on procurement and human resources processes.
    • Provide advice and assistance on debt collection processes.
    • Conduct training and dissemination of appropriate advice to staff on legal and compliance issues.
    • Manage and administer the corporate legal documentation and contracts.
    • Draft, review and negotiate contracts, MoU’s and other legal documents as required by the Group and its various departments.
    • Liaise with the Company Lawyers and/or Company Secretary n serious legal issues and business matters.
    • Provide commercial legal support to all departmental projects and job functions.
    • Ensure the development of service level agreements for service support and delivery
    • Monitor the maintenance of the registers and other records required to be maintained by the hospitals in accordance with all applicable laws.
    • Provide all such other administrative and other secretarial duties as directed by the Executive.
    • Assist in the development of guidelines, policies andprocedures.
    • Analyze and review legal agreements, legislation and documents for the Board.
    • Review and advice the Executive on the legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
    • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.

    Any other duties assigned

    EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

    • LLB and BL (minimum of second class lower).
    • Member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
    • 4-5 post call to bar experience.
    • Good understanding of general and specific Company and commercial law.

    PROFILE REQUIREMENTS

    • Good research skills.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.
    • Strong knowledge of corporate law.
    • Commitment and enthusiasm in the delivery of the organization’s objectives.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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