SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL VACANCY AT KIMBERLY-CLARK

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world's population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel
Reference No.: 817066
Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full time
Worker Type: Employee
Worker Sub-Type: Regular

Job Description
Provide strategy and excellent legal advice and legal business solutions to contribute to the accomplishment of the objectives of the Kimberly-Clark Consumer and Professional organizations in Africa and of the Corporation, and to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

What you will do 
Trusted business partner to the business leaders KC Nigeria and other senior managers
Member of the Nigeria leadership team
Develop and execute a legal strategy for the geography with clear priorities and committed targets
Develop and execute a compliance plan and program for the geography in line with regional compliance plan priorities.
Support the ambitious growth targets of the business through organic and market share growth 
Legal excellence in commercial and contract law, antitrust, anticorruption (FCPA and equivalent), corporate matters, corporate governance, employment, litigation, IP, marketing and advertising regulations, regulatory (including EHS), responsibility for company secretarial matters
Liaise with various regulatory / legal and related internal/ external functions, as well as all parties to company contractual relationships.
Initiate, draft and implement commercial contracts for KC-Nigeria business units (Consumer)
Leadership in regulatory investigations and  legal disputes and claims. 
Provide guidance, legal advice and approvals to KC Nigeria Marketing- Promotional competitions, advertising & packaging materials in accordance with relevant regulatory bodies, laws and standards.  
Developing a strategic process for use of outside counsel in geography, managing the legal budget for the geography.

Qualifications 
LL.B degree or equivalent and qualification to practice law in Nigeria
Minimum of 10 years combined experience ideally with a reputable law firm and multinational company.
Soundtrack record of contract drafting, negotiating and management systems
Familiarity with compliance systems and mastery of respective compliance laws.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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