Job Title

Contract & Litigation Manager.


Level

Management


Reference Code

CLM/JAN/2019


Open Date

2019 - 1 - 16


End Date

2019 - 1 - 24


Job Description

ROLE SUMMARY
The Contract & Litigation Manager, will support the Legal Department in ensuring that the relevant and respective internal stakeholders are given proper legal guidance on all matters affecting the Company thereby avoiding/reducing the risk of potential liability and/or disruption to the Company’s operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Contract Review, Issuance & Management.
- Dispute Management and Resolution.
- Legal Support.
- Real Property Management.


Job Requirements

EDUCATION:
- Minimum of Five (5) credit grades in WASC/GCE/SSCE including Mathematics and English Language obtained at one sitting.
- Minimum of 2nd class (upper division) Bachelor’s Degree qualification, in Law (LL.B (Hons.).
- Certificate of Call to the Nigerian Bar (BL).
- LLM and/or ICSA qualification would be an added advantage.
- NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.



WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of 3 years’ Post-Call experience in a law firm.
- Experience in litigation/dispute resolution, contract review and drafting, conveyance and other real property practice.


KNOWLEDGE
- Legal Research.
- Corporate/Commercial law and practice.
- Legal Drafting and Interpretation.
- Good handling of basic Microsoft Office tools.

SKILLS
- Leadership capabilities and ability to communicate effectively, including excellent report writing skills.
- Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships.
- Good handling of Microsoft Office tools.
- Languages: Fluent English, needed for interaction (reading, written and spoken).


Job Remuneration

The position offers good career opportunities, competitive salary and other remuneration packages.