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Manager – Legal and Company Secretariat, MoMo PSB COSEC at MTN Nigeria

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MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager – Legal and Company Secretariat, MoMo PSB COSEC

Job Identification: 3063
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: MTN Level 3
Reports To: Head – Legal & Company Secretary
Division: MoMo Payment Service Bank (MoMo PSB)

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Mission

  • Provide the company with a broad range of legal and advisory services including contract management, monitoring the regulatory landscape, opinion drafting, dispute resolution etc and also support the Company Secretary with Fintech Group requirements and compliance with its approach towards corporate governance.

Description

  • Ensure effective implementation of the functional strategy
  • Ensure continuous and effective liaison with external solicitors for regular updates, compliance with procedural rules of court, stipulated time limits for actions, etc. to minimize the cost and adverse effect of litigation.
  • Review legal cases, petitions, and internal matters requiring legal input or perspective, consult with all relevant parties, advise on case/petition/legal-related matters, provide recommendations on courses of action, and effectively take appropriate and approved action in accordance with the policies of MoMoPSB.
  • Draft legal agreements and review all relevant documentation supporting contracts for authenticity and validity, including commercial agreements and documentation of transactions.
  • Build and manage a contract template bank as well as a contract repository.
  • Conduct pro-active dispute management, including the prevention of litigation, ensuring legal processes and services are effective and efficient in line with defined and approved designs and rules.
  • Settle legal issues between MoMoPSB and third parties, assisting in managing liquidations and disputes.
  • Develop and oversee the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements.
  • Carry out legal (administrative) services work, including liaison and correspondence with external bodies and organizations, and structuring and negotiating commercial transactions.
  • Provide adequate support to the Company Secretary with minimum supervision. This will include management of Board and Committee meetings, Executive Committee meetings, filing relevant returns, maintaining statutory books and records, following up with actions from these meetings, etc.
  • Responsible for arranging assigned Management Committee meetings and such other meetings as may be required from time to time, keeping track of minutes of meetings, and writing reports.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  • Certificate of Call to the Nigerian Bar
  • Membership of ICSAN (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria) would be an added advantage

Experience:

  • 6 – 13 years’ experience in Corporate Commercial practice
    • Fintech, Banking or Financial Services experience is mandatory
    • A minimum of 3 years total experience in a company secretarial role required
    • Experience working in a medium organization preferably a multinational or international company
    • Civil/commercial litigation experience
    • Commercial/technical and/or further legal qualification will be an advantage
    • Experience in handling complex negotiations
    • In-depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian regulatory framework and context.

Application Closing Date
24th July, 2023 at 10:59 PM.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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Note: Eligible Females and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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