Legal Counsel Recruitment at Siemens

Position Title: Legal Counsel

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

Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 years post call experience acquired from a well established law firm in Nigeria and/or the Legal Department of a reputable company in Nigeria.
  • Member in good standing of the Bar Association
  • 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)

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