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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • HR-EX Consulting provides affordable HR services and advisory to micro, small and medium enterprises. In short, we provide HR services to small businesses at a fraction of the cost of hiring a full-time staff. Perhaps you are a small business owner in a fast-growing business with a need to free up time to focus on growing your business? Understanding that small businesses are the growth engine of any economy, we at HR-EX really, really care about small businesses and are passionate about seeing them grow.
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    Maritime Contracts, Compliance and Legal Officer

    Job Description
    Contract Management and Administration:

    • Develop, negotiate, and evaluate contracts on behalf of the Company.
    • Advise and enforce the company's rights and ensure the company meets its obligations in each project by communicating expectations to relevant departments.
    • Monitor key contract dates to ensure all contract terms are applied timely and correctly.
    • Manage legal, project, and contracting risk of the company and ensure that any contractual or legal matter affecting the project execution is addressed correctly.
    • Liaise with other departments and third-party representatives regularly to address issues that may arise from each contract renewal, contract award, contract resolution, and contract follow-up action items.
    • Provide contract status reports to management for review.
    • Carry out evaluations, provide close-out reports for each project, and identify gaps and areas of improvement.
    • Assist the other team in preparing requests and responses for contractual interpretations and providing answers to requests for contract clarification, deviations, or changes.


    • Ensure that business operations are in line with all applicable laws, regulations, best practices, internal policies, and procedures.
    • Prepare compliance documentation for statutory, legal, and regulatory purposes.
    • Ensure all regulatory licenses, certificates, and permits are up to date.
    • Be abreast of regulatory developments and industry initiatives and advise management accordingly.
    • Develop and ensure that the company meets its compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory authorities.
    • Develop compliance checklists and prepare compliance reports, as and when due.


    • Negotiate, draft, and review all documents that have legal implications for the company prior to execution and implementation with third parties.
    • Advise the management and other departments on legal issues and matters relating to or resulting from the company’s operations.
    • Litigation and case management activities.
    • Provision of legal, regulatory, and compliance support to related entities.
    • Maintain legal and statutory records of the company.
    • Liaise with professional advisers and consultants such as auditors, external lawyers, tax advisers, bankers, and shareholders.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
    • A minimum of 7 years of working experience with at least 3 years of litigation experience and relevant experience preferably within the maritime industry.
    • Being conversant with NCDMB, CAC, NPA, NIMASA, and other regulators is an added advantage.
    • Ability to work without supervision.

    N300,000 - N400,000 monthly.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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