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  • Legal Counsel at Siemens Nigeria

  • Posted on: 11 January, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Siemens is an Integrated Technology Company. The business activities of our Energy, Health care, Industry and Infrastructure & Cities Sectors have enabled us to capture leading market and technology positions worldwide. Technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and international focus have been our hallmarks for 165 years, making us strong and linking us to our shareholders, employees and customers as a partner of trust.

    Legal Counsel

     

    Job ID: 94467
    Location: Lagos
    Organisation: Legal and Compliance
    Experience Level: Early Professional
    Job Type: Full-time

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

    Professional Requirements:

    • Minimum 5 years post call experience acquired from a well established law firm in Nigeria and/or the Legal Department of a reputable company in Nigeria.
    • Qualified applicants must have been admitted to the Nigerian Bar.
    • Project Financing and 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 and qualified? Go to Siemens career website on jobs.siemens-info.com to apply

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