• Legal Vacancy at Siemens

  • Posted on: 24 November, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Siemens AG is a German multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich. It is Europe's largest engineering company and maker of medical diagnostics equipment and its medical health-care division, which generates about 12 percent of the company's total sales, is its second-most profitable unit behind the industrial automation division.
    Siemens' principal activities are in the fields of industry, energy, transportation and healthcare. It is organized into four main divisions: Industry, Energy, Healthcare, and Infrastructure & Cities. Siemens and its subsidiaries employ around 360,000 people across nearly 190 countries and reported global revenue of approximately €78.3 billion in 2012. The company has been the subject of a number of controversies in its history.

    Legal Counsel

     

    Job Description

     The holder of this position reports to the Country General Counsel and must have the skills and ability to:-

    • Draft, review and participate in the negotiation of terms and conditions contained in customer invitations to tender and in a wide range of contracts such as Engineering and Construction Contracts, Long Term Service Contracts etc.
    • Assist in identifying, analyzing and evaluating legal risks and developing risk mitigation strategies in order to protect the Company, its assets and stakeholders’ interests respectively.
    • Provide legal advice to any and all Departments and Business Units in the Company on a wide ranging matters taking into consideration the specific business requirements and interests in order to help achieve the Company’s business objective.
    • Provide legal advice and support to project management and other project team members in the execution of customer contracts, consortial contracts and to secure Siemens contractual rights and entitlements therein.        
    • Provide efficient cross-border legal advice to Company’s affiliates.
    • Liaise with external counsel in any litigation/arbitration case and settlement process involving the Company.
    • Manage regulatory filings by gathering documents, preparing and submitting documentation and applications, analyzing and responding to queries.
    • Ensure corporate regulatory compliance as required under Nigerian Company Laws; coordination of all Company’s board and shareholders’ meetings; ensure the proper safe keeping and update of the Company registers, statutory books and corporate seal.
    • Closely cooperate with local compliance officers on all legal issues.
    • Ensure the prompt reporting of all mandatory and periodic legal reporting tools and obligations.

    Educational Requirements:

    •  LLB (Hons) with minimum of second class lower division from a reputable University.
    •  B. L with minimum of second class lower division from the Nigerian Law School.
    • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required.

    Professional Requirements:

    • Minimum 6 years post call experience acquired from a well established law firm in Nigeria and/or the Legal Department of a reputable company in Nigeria.
    • Member in good standing of the Bar Association
    • Energy experience particularly in the Nigerian Oil & Gas and Power Sectors would be an additional advantage.

    Skills:

    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Good inter-personal skills with customer service orientation.
    • Highly motivated team player, analytical, professional and proactive
    • Inter-cultural skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel and PowerPoint)

    Method of Application

    Interested in this position, click here to apply

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