Manager, Legal & Compliance in Rivers, Nigeria

at AOS Orwell

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Reporting to the Group Counsel & Company Secretary, the Manager, Legal will be responsible for administration of company’s contracts, company secretariat of minor subsidiaries, regulatory monitoring, and risks & compliance. He/she will • Review and administer all contracts including but not limited to leases and all commercial legal instruments. • Carry out regular internal legal audit / internal due diligence with respect to company’s contracts. • Promptly and regularly own and maintain accurate database including documentation management and information reporting with respect to all contracts. • Act as Company Secretary for the company’s minor subsidiaries. • Manage the risks and compliance mornitoring desk for the Group. • Promptly monitor and advise on identified and potential risks, threats and developments in the company’s legal and regulatory environment and key regulatory / compliance issues such as local content, business approvals, environmental compliance etc. • Promptly and properly monitor and escalate regulatory compliance status and rendition of returns from relevant business units and interfaces. • Administer the comprehensive risks and compliance register of the company and subsidiaries • Interface with and monitor external consultants and solicitors (where applicable) for effective delivery of legal jobs / assignments including company’s litigation portfolios • Assist in developing and implementing governance process policies, compliance training, performance budgets, SLAs, and other budgets concerning the department.


• LLB, BL with minimum of second class lower • LLM or MBA and relevant professional certifications will be an added advantage. • 6-8 years cognate experience in corporate & commercial legal functions. Experience in oil & gas / energy transactions or environment will be an added advantage.


ü Must be a proactive and team player; with a positive attitude and good communication and negotiation skills ü Must possess good research ability in Legal issues ü Good knowledge of company and commercial laws. ü Must have ability for multitasking and ability to deliver within timelines.



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