LEGAL OFFICER VACANCY AT PRIMERA MFBANK LIMITED

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Primera MFBank, your partner for growth, is a fully licensed technology-driven finance platform that offers financial solutions to businesses and individuals. Anchored by a strong balance sheet and an experienced, hands-on management team, we enhance financial inclusion by offering suite of financial services to meet the needs of clients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Officer
Location: 24, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Reporting to: Head, Legal & Compliance

Role Summary
Monitoring and/or advising on all legal matters, commercial contracts, and agreements.
Ensure the company complies with the statutory and corporate governance practices and guidelines as observed in the Banking and Finance sector/industry.

Job Description
Draft a wide variety of legal agreements.
Provide advice on corporate legal issues and business matters.
Provide internal advisory services to the business units and departments within the Company.
Provide commercial legal support to all departmental projects and job functions.
Ensure the development of service level agreements for service support and delivery.
Monitor the maintenance of the registers and other records required to be maintained by the Company under the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA).
Provide all such other administrative and other secretarial duties as directed by the Legal Counsel & Company Secretary.
Assist in the development of guidelines, policies, procedures.
Analyse and review legal agreements, legislation and documents for the organization, subsidiaries and Board.
Ensure (internal & external) compliance with laid down guidelines, policies and procedures; investigate issues of non-compliance as may be required.
Review and advice management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements
Additional Information

Key Performance Indicators:
Administration - Measures effectiveness in planning, organizing and efficiently handling activities and eliminating unnecessary activities
Turn-around time on assigned task.
Communication - Measures effectiveness in listening to others, expressing ideas, both orally and in writing and providing relevant and timely information to management, and members of staff.
Dependability - Measures how well employee complies with instructions and performs under unusual circumstances;consider record of attendance and punctuality.
Teamwork - Measures how well employee gets along with fellow employees, respects the rights of other employees and shows a cooperative spirit.
Decision Making/Problem Solving– Measures effectiveness in understanding problems and making timely, practical decisions.

Qualifications
LLB Degree and Barrister at Law qualification
Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
Membership of the Nigerian Bar Association is essential
Master's degree will be an added advantage
Strong knowledge of corporate law.

Application Closing Date
25th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: