Legal Intern at DAI

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DAI works on the frontlines of international development. Transforming ideas into action-action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability..

Job Code: 6940
Reports to: Associate General Counsel
Department: Office of General Counsel
Duration: July 2022 - September 2022

Job Overview
The Office of General Counsel manages the legal affairs of DAI and provides legal advice and support to DAI’s businesses and corporate services departments, as well as subsidiaries and projects overseas.
The Office of General Counsel also oversees enterprise risk management, the company’s global ethics, safeguarding and compliance program, governance matters (including board relations), and the company’s global employee ownership program.

Job Description
Duties of the Legal Intern will include:
Research requirements for compliance with various government procurement/contracting regulations, national and international data privacy regulations, and other international development practices and guidelines;
Research legal and operational complexities, including corporate, tax, and employment laws, in countries where DAI is implementing projects;
Support risk analysis and mitigation efforts across the company;
General legal research and writing.

Desired Qualifications
DAI’s ideal candidate is a student between their 4th and 5th years of legal studies at an accredited University in Nigeria, working towards a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.).
The candidate should have a strong interest in international development and:
Strong analytical and research skills;
Ability to communicate clearly both in writing and verbally in English; and
Ability to learn quickly and to apply results-oriented problem-solving methods.
International work experience and bilingualism/multilingualism are highly desirable.
Method of Application
This role will be based in Nigeria but managed primarily from the United States.
Must be eligible to work in Lagos, and/or Abuja, Nigeria.

Interested and qualified? 
Go to DAI on to apply

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