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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2024
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    The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa. The Group's activities encompass: Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing ...
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    Assistant Manager, Legal (Contract Specialist)

    At the Dangote Cement Plc, we are looking for a friendly and experienced Assistant Manager, Legal (Contract Specialist) to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for negotiating, drafting, and reviewing various agreements, including but not limited to non-disclosure agreements, sales/purchasing agreements, consulting agreements, and licensing agreements.

    You will serve as the point of contact for customers on contractual matters, ensuring timely review and approval of variations. You will also provide redlined recommendations and negotiate directly with customer attorneys or purchasing staff until consensus has been reached.

    As an Assistant Manager, Legal (Contract Specialist), you will maintain contractual records and documentation, provide guidance on contract matters to project managers and other operational staff, and develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy.

    We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge and experience in drafting legal contracts and agreements. The ideal candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively alone and in a team. Attention to detail, good organization skills, and the ability to multitask on several projects simultaneously are also essential for success in this role.


    • A Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB) is required.
    • Membership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is required.
    • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a legal function, with at least 5 years of experience performing contract review and drafting function in a top-tier law firm or multinational corporation.
    • Extensive knowledge of current contractual language and terminology, corporate governance principles, and industry regulations.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with an impeccable mastery of the English language.
    • Good organization skills and the ability to multitask on several projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to work effectively alone and in a team for the achievement of organizational goals.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

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    Legal and Regulatory Officer - Cement Industry

    Job Summary

    The Legal and Regulatory Officer will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements across the organization. This includes staying up-to-date with changes in laws and regulations, providing legal advice and guidance to internal stakeholders, and ensuring that the company operates within the prescribed legal framework.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitor and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
    • Provide legal advice and support to internal teams on various legal and regulatory matters.
    • Draft and review legal documents, contracts, and agreements.
    • Handle legal and regulatory issues, including investigations and disputes.
    • Assist in developing and implementing compliance policies and procedures.
    • Stay updated on changes in laws and regulations that may impact the company's operations.
    • Coordinate with external legal counsel, as needed.
    • Conduct legal research and analysis on specific issues as required.


    Academic / Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB, BL) from a recognized institution.
    • Membership of the Nigerian Bar Association.
    • Minimum of 9 years of relevant experience in a similar role.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Strong knowledge of Nigerian laws and regulations.
    • Excellent legal research and analytical skills.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks with deadlines.
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

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