Specialist; Legal Services in Lagos, Nigeria

at Etisalat

Legal Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary        
Assist in drafting and interpreting contractual agreements and ensure that all contracts entered into by Etisalat are consistent with corporate and governmental laws, rules and regulations.     
Principal Functions       

  • Assist the Manager, Legal Services (Contracts Advisory) in providing legal advice to assigned departments and divisions on legal issues arising from contracts.
  • Draft contracts and legal agreements including memoranda of understanding (MoUs) or agreement (MoAs), letters of intent and other related documents.
  • Research and proffer opinion on any legal inquiries or issues of a contractual nature arising out of the interpretation and application of contracts and agreements.
  • Assist in ensuring that terms and conditions set out in contractual documentation are legally valid, consistent with Etisalat's policies, rules and regulations, and are in the organisation's best interest.
  • Participate in drafting and finalising tender documentation.
  • Assist in litigation by or against contractors or other counterparties arising out of contracts, agreements, or similar documentation.
  • Review documentation and ensure that contracts, agreements and tenders comply with agreed and approved conditions and make recommendations to the Manager, Legal Services.
  • Monitor and respond to feedback from the respective Etisalat departments as required.
  • Maintain a database of all contractual documents and related legal documentation.
  • Liaise with relevant units/teams/functions in carrying out all relevant activities.
  • Attend team/divisional/departmental meetings as required.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Manager, Legal Services.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Legal Services. 
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