New Job Vacancies at Meristem Securities Limited

Meristem Securities Limited is a leading capital market conglomerate offering investment management and financial advisory services to our clients, we are recruiting to fill the vacant position below within our company:

 

 

Job Title: Group Business Development Executive
Location:
 Abuja
Type: Undefined

Job Description

  • A Business Development Executive cultivates opportunities for the development of the businesses across the group and plans strategies to target potential clients and customers.
  • Our would-be Business Development Executives are the pioneers in business development, service and product innovations; therefore, they need to upgrade themselves regularly with relevant knowledge, skills, current industry trends and maintain good relations with potential business entrepreneurs.
  • They are always required to work closely with all business developers across the group and are expected to have a charming and impressive personality.
  • Understanding of financial and capital markets.
  • Ability to analyze data and seek creative solutions to problems
  • Understanding the current and future perspectives of the company and developing strategies for competitive growth accordingly
  • Engaging in active customers prospecting, profiling, acquisition and on-boarding.
  • Ability to manage relationships with client counterparts and establishing good working relationship
  • Researching and analyzing the economy and market situations to find out new and better business opportunities
  • Collaborating with clients and generating business deals that are beneficial for the businesses across group in the short to long run
  • Finding out faults and loop-holes in the current business strategies and change them and help in preventing stagnancy in the business by implementing new ideas continuously
  • Regularly interacting with the executive management and heads of business units of across the group to discuss pertinent business issues and strategies with them
  • Engaging in discussions with the clients which help them in planning interesting business proposals which can be beneficial for the company and the clients
  • Preparing compelling business cases and presentations to engage prospective clients, employees and management.
  • Outstanding client relationships qualities and practices.
  • Organizing & coordinating Knowledge Sharing Sessions (KSS) on Products & Services amongst staff across the group.
  • Maintain comprehensive business development activities records & performance data of all staff across all business units for strategic purposes.
  • Actively networking for business development, innovation and deals origination.
  • Coordinate events & occasions for business developers across the Group

Requirements
Desired experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of prior/cognate experience in the relevant field. Experience in sales, marketing, management, etc.

Studies:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required, However, a master’s degree in any field but with keen interest/specialization in selling of financial services and products is preferable.

Minimum requirements:

  • A strategic thinker with quality experience in sales/business development
  • Sound knowledge of financial services industry
  • Visionary and help in making profitable future business deals.
  • Analytical/Quantitative/Problem Solving Skills
  • Creativity, Initiative and Commitment
  • Excellent Oral & Written Communications skills
  • Excellent Relationship Management skills
  • Adherence to Firm Policies/Limits
  • Prolific skills in deal origination, execution and Project Management
  • Management of Diverse Workforce & Firm’s Resources
  • Team Player Skills

Desired requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of prior/cognate experience in the relevant field. Experience in sales, marketing, management, etc.
  • An MBA degree or any other relevant professional qualifications is an added advantage

 

 

Job Title: Wealth Advisor
Location:
 Lagos

Purpose

  • Are you a dynamic mix of purpose-driven, smart and collected individual who has a knack for not just hatching strategies but also follows through in terms of business development, service, innovation and product creation.
  • Imagine being in a fast-paced environment that rewards creativity, personal development and excellence.
  • If this sounds like you, you are definitely sure to thrive in providing investment advice across a variety of wealth management products and services.
  • Also, have the requisite skills to counsel clients on investment opportunities, consonant with the customer’s needs, goals and tolerance for risk.
  • This role requires keeping abreast of the financial markets, constantly monitoring the specific investments in clients’ portfolios, and being on top of new investment strategies and investment vehicles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to market and sell appropriate investment products, financial and wealth management services/products to clients.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations/seminars to clients and prospects for business development purposes.
  • Comply with all industry rules and regulation.
  • Ability to work closely with families, individual and businesses to provide customized recommendation to help them meet their goals.
  • Engage clients on investment strategies products and services that are suitable for their needs.
  • Respond to clients queries and requests.
  • Track and translate investment performance and make recommendations.
  • Outstanding client relationships qualities and practices.
  • Establish a network of referrals.
  • Balances referral activities, customer follow up prospect building and administrator task.
  • Ability to create a sales and marketing strategies for new client.

Requirements
Desired Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of prior/cognate experience in the relevant field. Experience in sales, marketing, management, etc. Experience in Finance industry is preferable.

Studies:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required. However, a master’s degree in any field but with keen interest/specialization in selling of financial services and products is preferable.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A strategic thinker with quality experience in sales/business development.
  • Sound knowledge of financial services industry.
  • Visionary and help in making profitable future business deals.
  • Analytical/Quantitative/Problem Solving Skills.
  • Creativity, Initiative and Commitment.
  • Excellent Oral & Written Communications skills.
  • Excellent Relationship Management skills.
  • Adherence to policies/Limits.
  • Good Networking skills.
  • Prolific skills in deal origination, execution and Project Management.
  • Team Player Skills.

Desired Requirements:

  • Ability to influence others positively to do what is to be done.
  • Must be fair, goal oriented, responsible and driven.
  • Ability to seek a richer set of alternatives.
  • Ability to question assumptions and norms.
  • Ability to proactively measure performance.
  • Must be able to evaluate others.
  • Must be charismatic.
  • Must have high sense of integrity, accountability and dependability.
  • Must uphold high ethical standard i.e. know and stick to all capital market rules as contained in Regulatory rules & code of ethics guiding operations in the industry.

 

 

Job Title: Operations Officer
Location:
 Abuja, Nigeria
Type: Full-time
Slots: 2

Job Description

  • This role suits that individual who enjoys working in a team that ensures operational excellence and effective execution of operational activities. Passionate about ensuring up to date technology, strategy, processes and systems support for all Operational activities.
  • The Operations Support Officer role is accountable for providing value added support and professional acumen in all business-related activities.
  • Sounds like you? Then come along to join a dynamic organisation that rewards excellence, creativity and passion, with the opportunity of constant personal development and freedom of expression within the realms of the Financial Industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strive to ensure standards are adhered to in the performance of core operations, tasks/activities hence ensure efficient and accurate processing of all inbound and outbound transactions.
  • Work within the operational guideline in the implementation of a system for monitoring the overall composition and quality of the credit portfolio including the development and utilization of an internal risk rating system.
  • Promote utilization of information systems and analytical techniques that enable management to measure the credit risk inherent in all on- and off-balance sheet activities which may arise.
  • Enhance effectiveness by designing and continually improving systems, tools and workflows to identify and mitigate operational risks attached to the department.
  • Ensure that the Operations infrastructure, systems, policies, processes and control environment meet business needs and are delivered to the highest quality standards and service levels.
  • Collaborate with the IT business solutions and ensure optimal leverage of technology to effectively enable NESI Stabilization Strategy Limited’s business operations and processes.
  • Effectively check and verify transactions, ensuring processing of transactions is carried out in a timely manner.
  • Keep abreast of trends/ development taking place in the finance and power sectors, and disseminate them to staff under direct and indirect reporting where applicable.

Requirements
Desired Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the electricity industry would be an added advantage.

Studies:

  • A good University Degree in a numerate field with a professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA in Accounts or a similar discipline with minimum years of experience
  • Any higher Degree holder as an MBA or M.Sc in the Finance or Accounting field is also encouraged.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Good computer skills with experience in the use of Microsoft office applications, Microsoft excel and others.
  • Numerical, inquisitive, innovative, versatile, analytical and willing to learn.
  • Good statistical and investment knowledge.
  • Good attitude towards colleagues with excellent inter-personal and people skills.
  • Commitment to seeking accurate and timely information to a high standard.

Desired Requirements:

  • Must be a proactive, creative and self-motivated personality.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be honest and upright in character
  • Must exhibit highest ethical standards and professional conduct.

 

 

Job Title: Trust Associate
Location:
 Lagos
Type: Full-time

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the overall trust activities for Meristem Trustees ltd
  • Developing and penetrating the market with Trust services business
  • Primary responsibility for Trust services mandates and transactions
  • Estate planning and administration service support
  • Creation, implementation of trust products/services.
  • Follow up on management of relationship with Trust clients – e.g. discussions with estate agents, insurance companies, receipt of certificates, dividend warrants etc.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and corporate governance adherence
  • Provision of Company Secretarial service
  • Preparation and review of legal agreements and other documentation
  • Conducting legal due diligence, as required
  • Researching general legal issues relating to Trust services mandates
  • Providing legal structuring & general advice
  • Attending client meetings
  • Liaising with external solicitors as required
  • Ensuring that all statutory filings are carried out in a timely manner. (i.e., filing of annual returns, renewal of registration with SEC etc.)
  • Ensuring that the Unit has up to date library of laws/regulations that affect our business.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities of the Unit with regards to promoting Corporate Governance issues (i.e., ethical/best business practices) and Know Your Customer obligations (i.e., in the absence of the Risk Management Unit), etc. within the Company.
  • Have primary responsibility for developing and implementing Commercial Trust mandates.
  • Engage in researching Trust issues & preparation of relevant newsletters or articles
  • Supervise junior staff within the unit
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Desired experience

  • 5 years post call experience in corporate legal practice or well-structured Financial Service ,Trustee organization

Studies:

  • LLB, BL; Master Degree/ ACIS an added advantage

Minimum Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of laws regulating operations of businesses in the country; particularly the Financial Service sector and Trust business.
  • Knowledge and practice of trustee business
  • Transaction structuring skills
  • Investment advisory and management skills

Desired Requirements
Generic Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, confident, with initiative
  • Able to work as a team, action oriented with ability to prioritize and manage varied and fast moving workload
  • Ability to think strategically and adopt problem solving approach to issues
  • Must have strong drive towards learning and self improvement

Supervisory Skills:

  • Organization and co-ordination skills
  • Team building/conflict management.

 

 

Job Title: Mutual Funds Officer
Location:
 Lagos
Type: Full-time

Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to generate new business in order to achieve the projected NAV for the company’s equity and money market funds as well as all retail products , also generating income in line with the set target of the company while generating new business ideas and devise strategies for acquiring new clients and ensuring repeat business from existing subscribers.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, prospect and profile viable leads, appropriate target clusters, and devise strategies for penetration
  • Facilitate cluster presentations and develop apposite marketing pitch(es)
  • Establish a network of referrals
  • Drive NAV growth of both funds to achieve an increase of 50% of the existing NAV within one year
  • Ensure follow through on identified business generation strategies to achieve steady conversion of prospects to clients
  • Develop new sales/marketing strategies to attract new clients and ensure achievement of the NAV of both funds
  • Leverage on Social media platforms to social media engagement and top of mind awareness of the mutual funds
  • Respond to all subscription inquiries and requests on all electronic platforms

Requirements
Desired experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience selling mutual funds or related products

Studies:

  • A first degree in any discipline from a reputable higher institution

Desired requirements:

  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficiency in usage of Microsoft office tools and social media platforms
  • Leadership skills
  • Proactive decision-maker
  • Self-Starter
  • Sound Ethics and integrity
  • Flair for business development and strategic thinking

 

 

Job Title: Operations and Accounts Officer (Fund Accountant)
Location:
 Lagos
Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Actively manage the equity and money market fund in accordance with the guidance of the investment committee.
  • Generate alpha on the funds i.e. return above the target and the benchmark
  • Make presentation to the investment committee on Investment Policy Statement for clients
  • Review the fund and take position in the best interest of subscribers.
  • Have complete knowledge of the trust deed, custody agreement and all other documents
  • Keep up to date on regulation on collective investment schemes.
  • Liaise with Meristem research to get up to date market information that will be beneficial in the management of the funds.
  • Liaise with operations for daily bid-ask price.
  • Drive the sales of the Funds and create marketing pitch for presentation and sales.
  • Any other functions as may be assigned by the Head of Portfolio Management

Requirements
Desired experience:

  • At least 3 year relevant working experience

Studies:

  • B.Sc in a numerical discipline, Social Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Finance and Accounting.

Desired requirements:

  • Good computer skills with experience in the use of Microsoft office applications, Microsoft excel and others.
  • Numerical, inquisitive, innovative, versatile, analytical and willing to learn
  • Good statistical and investment knowledge.
  • Good attitude towards colleagues with excellent inter-personal and people skills
  • Commitment to seeking accurate and timely information to a high standard.

 

 

Job Title: Compliance & Legal Officer
Location:
 Nigeria
Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The role of the compliance and legal officer will be to provide compliance and legal services of the highest professional standards and facilitate the transactions of Meristem by giving proactive, business oriented and creative advice.
  • Manage legal risk in order to make transactions viable and safe.

Main Responsibilities

  • Enforce implementation of company’s duties as Administrator of CBN-NEMSF in line with its Administration Agreement and Mandate.
  • Provision of prompt legal advice as required on the Company’s legal/corporate structure, business and operations and transactions.
  • Preparation, review, vetting and negotiation of the Company’s agreements with third parties and other contract documentation to ensure protection of company’s interest and due compliance and conformity with all aspects of applicable Laws.
  • Company secretarial work and Governance overview for the company
  • Interpretation of CBN-NEMSF agreements and interface with Legal Advisers.
  • Ensuring all NESI SS Ltd departments and stakeholders are delivering on assigned tasks.
  • Flag any shortcoming noticed in the delivery of duties.
  • Follow-up with discos to ensure they meet up with their reporting obligations
  • Legal documentation including Conditions Precedents and subsequent (CP and CS) of beneficiaries.
  • Provide report on status of beneficiaries CS after the CS due dates.
  • Monitor organization-wide compliance with internal operational procedures.
  • Enforce compliance with risk management framework for the CBN-NEMSF to ensure acceptable risk and adequate mitigants are in place.
  • Maintain an up-to-date risk register and continuously review/ address the risks facing the SPV in order to proactively establish appropriate mitigating controls and monitoring mechanisms/ frameworks
  • Ensure prompt reporting of risk positions and provide advice on possible resolution of critical issues.
  • Keep abreast of trends/ development taking place in the capital market and power sectors.

Requirements
Desired experience:

  • 1-2 years relevant experience in reputable law firm with bias for energy law.

Studies:

  • University degree in Law.

Desired Requirements:

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Quick learner, comfortable dealing with ambiguous and fluid situations.
  • Ability to multi-task; juggle multiple deliverables and perform under very demanding conditions.
  • Independent, excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • High level of passion, integrity, creativity, inquisitiveness and self-confidence.

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

Recent Job Vacancies at The House Of Freedom

The House of Freedom is a network of Faith-based Non-governmental Organizations. The expressions under house of Freedom include: God Bless Nigeria, The Waterbrook, This Present House(The Dome), Mount Zion, The Green House, The Underground Church, Holy Trinity and Freedom Foundation. Each expression has a unique focus catering to a specific affinity group. The connecting threads through all the expressions is vibrant worship, social reformation and excellence in governance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Head, Information Technology
Location
: Lagos

Core Working Relationships/Key Stakeholder

  • Head, Information Technology, Team Members, Information Technology, All employees of House of Freedom Group

Responsibilities

  • Support HOF’s Software Development and application.
  • Interfacing with stakeholders to understand their business requirements.
  • Ensure that the junior developer is able to understand the business context and value of his tasks, as well as how it impacts users.
  • Supervise the online streaming for all services, ensuring a seamless flow.
  • Prioritize the work of the team to ensure that you’re always working on the task with the highest impact, helping your client to meet their objectives.
  • Review code for potential performance issues, reusability, and/or anomalies.
  • Supervise and create intuitive, logical and dynamic user interfaces, UI design, and/or programming.
  • Supervise the analysis and composition of requirements, design of architectural and component software features, design and implementation of system, design and implementation of test plan, and documentation of final product.
  • Lead the team on researching on new technologies that push the boundaries and capabilities of design and provide insight on applying these to the development of software at House of Freedom.
  • Act as coach for team member.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related courses.
  • At least 6 years working in software development.
  • Are active in the technology ecosystem and on github.
  • Should be able to adapt to new languages, methodologies, and platforms to meet the needs of the project. Develop applications written in PHP and JavaScript and can work with Node Js, Laravel and CodeIgniter.
  • Experience with scaling web based applications and/or distributing mobile and desktop applications.
  • Knowledgeable in web server and Linux/Windows administration.
  • Proficient in ANY ONE of the following stacks: PHP, MySQL, Javacript /MEAN/PEAN/PERN/MERN, Java/Android
  • Have experience leading technical teams using Agile methodologies.
  • Innovative, someone who thinks outside the box and see the bigger picture.
  • You have a curious mind and love to analyse things with the aim of solving them.
  • You have a vibrant personality and communicate clearly, write well.

 

 

Job Title: Administrator/Technical Assistant
Location
: Lagos
Reporting Line: Resident Pastor, TUG

Responsibilities

  • Proactively identifies TUG data needs and advises the TUG team on effective and efficient ways to capture such data.
  • This is categorized under two (2) major headers: parent’s data and data of teenagers.
  • Weekly analyses of TUG data, preparation and distribution of weekly summary action points to the TUG team based on inferences from the data.
  • General TUG data administration and management (integrity and reliability) and leverages on relationship with other teams within HOF (junior church and double digits) for assurance of data completeness and accuracy.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly financial reports, with input from the financial and management reporting team.
  • Works with the TUG Pastor to prepare annual budget.
  • Monthly tracking of budget implementation and reporting of latest estimates which will guide budget realignment/adjustment, where necessary.
  • Manages TUG weekly requisition, payment, and expense retirement and procurement requests.
  • Coordinates all activities leading to Sunday, midweek or special services.
  • Supports the TUG Pastor to coordinate the monthly TUG teachers meeting.
  • Prepares periodic reports for each stakeholder group in TUG. These include:
  • Weekly activity report to TUG Parents
  • Weekly summary report to teenagers
  • Weekly summary report to HOF leader and parent’s board
  • Monthly and summary report to TUG Parents, HOF leaders and Parent’s Board.
  • Quarterly management report (including financials) to HOF leaders and Parent’s Board.
  • Reports for periodic TUG PTA meetings.
  • Monthly summary report to TUG teachers.
  • Manages communication to all stakeholder groups (teenagers, parents, HOF leaders, other HOF team members and parent’s board members) using the various communication channels available.
  • Manages TUG vendor interface and ensures that TUG receives value for money paid for these services
  • Manages Service Level Agreement (SLA) with TUG vendors and ensures that competitive prices are gotten for required services.
  • Serves as scribe to the TUG curriculum team.
  • Identifies TUG teacher’s training needs and coordinates TUG teacher’s training sessions.
  • Coordinates the TUG outreach ministry to secondary schools.
  • End-to-end coordination of TUG special events.
  • Works with the TUG age-group leaders to ensure top quartile delivery and implementation of tasks assigned by these leaders.
  • Leads the follow-up drive with TUG teachers, TUG members in diaspora, absentee teenagers, etc.
  • Works with the different ministry leaders to deliver their plans in line with the TUG vision.
  • Manages TUG online/social media platforms.
  • Manages TUG full-time personnel (the music team and any other full-time staff) and ensures top quartile delivery of required service.
  • Shares weekly/monthly TPH/HOF program update with TUG team to aid planning
  • Identifies key stakeholder personnel/departments in HOF and monthly updates organizational chart for these departments (name, phone number, email address, etc.) and shares with TUG Pastor.
  • Manages TUG teacher’s database, monthly contribution and key celebrations and drives implementation of one family among TUG teachers.

Core Working Relationships/Key Stakeholder:

  • Resident Pastor, TUG, Parents & Teachers of TUG, Employees of TUG, TUG Vendors, Key employees of HOF

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Innovative, someone who thinks outside the box and see the bigger picture.
  • Balance priorities and cope with a demanding workload, often against tight deadlines.
  • You have a curious mind and love to analyse things with the aim of solving them.
  • You communicate clearly, write well and speak eloquently.
  • Excellent facilitation, coordination and interface management skills.
  • Self-starter, high achievement drive, commitment to quality.
  • Passion to continuously improve processes and ways of working.
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship with customer focus.
  • Good team working skills and personal flexibility.
  • You are I.T Savvy, knowledgeable in the use of MS Office Suite.
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Computing, Statistics, Social Sciences, Engineering or related disciplines.
  • At least two (2) years post-NYSC working knowledge and experience.

 

 

Job Title: Head, Legal
Location
: Lagos
Job Field Law / Legal

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review agreements on behalf of House of Freedom and all its expressions as well as its affiliated Corporate entities;
  • Co-ordinate due diligence process required by House of Freedom and all its expressions as well as its affiliated Corporate entities;
  • Take part in negotiation and physical inspection of properties to be leased or purchased by House of Freedom and its expressions or affiliated Corporate entities;
  • Provide legal advice and recommendations on transactions involving House of Freedom and all its expressions as well as its affiliated Corporate entities;
  • Co-ordinate incorporation of new expressions or company required by House of Freedom, any of its expressions or its affiliated Corporate entities;
  • Liase with external regulatory agencies on compliance matters involving House of Freedom and all its expressions as well as its affiliated Corporate entities;
  • Liase with external Attorneys with respect to the prosecution of all court cases involving any of the expressions under House of Freedom or its affiliated Corporate entities;
  • Attend court session to represent House of Freedom or any of its expressions as well as affiliated Corporate entities
  • Provide legal support upon request from any department under House of Freedom.
  • Collate information required by external Solicitors in respect of filings or registrations to be carried out on behalf of House of Freedom or any of its expressions or affiliated corporate entities.

Core Working Relationships/Key Stakeholder:

  • Pastoral Team, Senior Managers, Board Members, House of Freedom

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • You have a sound knowledge of all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • You communicate clearly, write well and speak eloquently.
  • You are possess the ability to prepare complex legal documents.
  • You have the ability to cope with high level of responsibility and with confidential matters.
  • Innovative, someone who thinks outside the box and see the bigger picture.
  • You have a curious mind and love to analyze things with the aim of solving them.
  • Ability to train, coach and motivate employees.
  • You are I.T Savvy, knowledgeable in the use of MS Office Suite.
  • 4-10 years progressive experience in similar role.
  • BL and LLB

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: vacancies@thispresenthouse.org The “Job Title” should be the subject of the email.

 

Application Deadline  6th April, 2018

Job For a Legal Officer at New Prudential Mortgage Bank

New Prudential Mortgage Bank (NPMB) is a limited liability company incorporated in July 1991 as New Prudential Mortgage Finance Limited and licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in February 1992 to commence business as a Primary Mortgage Institution. In 1995, the company changed its name to New Prudential Building Society to reflect its revised business model that was focused on providing real estate advisory and mortgage services to its members only.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Legal Officer
Location: 
Lagos
Job Description

  • We seek the services of an experienced Legal professional with experience in mortgage and real estate industry.
  • Prepare Loan Agreement for Customers
  • Review all the Bank’s legal documents etc.

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: careers@newprudential.com with subject title “Legal Professional”

 

Application Deadline  7th March, 2018.

New Job Openings at GlaxoSmithKline Plc

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world’s leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc is one of Africa’s largest consumer healthcare companies, producing leading brands such as Lucozade, Ribena and Panadol.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Lagos State:

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Company Secretary/Legal & Compliance Services Manager
Requisition ID: WD157824
Location: Lagos
Position: Full time
Functional area: Legal

Essential Job Responsibilities

General Legal & compliance Advisory Services:

  • Provide prompt and relevant advisory services of legal and compliance issues.
  • Escalate all legal and compliance related issues that would affect the operations of the company and working with the Legal Director/Company Secretary, fashion out GSK’s responses and approach to such issues.
  • Support the provision of solution –driven legal and compliance advisory services to support GSK’s growth and business activities.
  • Provide Legal support to GSK Pharma SSA Head Office, Accra, Ghana

Corporate/Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with the statutory and legal requirements necessary to maintain GSK’s listings on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, SEC’s requirements and the relationship with company’s Registrars & Shareholders.
  • Working with relevant owners, to promote Corporate Ethics & Compliance in line with GSK’s Policies and processes.
  • Train members of staff on the Legal Mandatory trainings (Write Right, Competition Law & Corruption Prevention).
  • Obtain inputs from all owners and ensure the filling, execution and filling of all returns by SEC.

Record Retention:

  • Drive the Record Retention process by liaising with all departmental champions and market champion to ensure up to date compliance with the process, ensure update of my Schedule for the market.
  • Function as the archivist or oversee the archivist and ensure monitoring of document access process at the Record Centre.
  • Oversee the Record Centre and organize annual clear out exercise- electronic and hard copy.

Contract Documentation & Maintaining Contract database:

  • Ensure contracts are in place for all relevant GSK relationships and Monitors existing contract renewals and regularization including stamping and registration, where necessary.
  • Ensures that the contract database is maintained in conjunction with the departmental Secretary and updated from time to time.

Maintaining Litigation Schedule:

  • Manages the relationship of the Company (in conjunction with the Legal Director)with solicitors and follow up on pending litigations.
  • Ensures that the Schedule of pending litigation is updated on a regular basis.
  • Attends court proceedings with external counsel as may be directed to represent GSK.
  • Monitor that external counsel retained by GSK attend court sessions.
  • File independent reports of proceedings at the court hearings.
  • Company Secretarial Support Services:Liaison with Corporate Affairs Commission:
  • Submit forms and other Statutory Notices to CAC for filing and obtain certified true copies etc.
  • Conduct searches at the CAC Registry.

Statutory Books:

  • Maintain and update, in conjunction with the departmental Secretary, all statutory books for the GSK entities in Nigeria and their subsidiaries.

GEM Database:

  • Support the update of the global Entity Manager (GEM) Database in line with existing policies/ procedures.

Meetings:

  • Act as Secretary at the RMCB, ETM, Board or Board Committee Meetings GSK Entities and of Subsidiaries as may be delegated by the Company Secretary from time to time and develop minutes of such meeting(s).
  • Organise and ensure (in conjunction with the Legal Director) orderly conduct of General Meetings of GSK Consumer plc in compliance with statutory regulations and Companies Memorandum and Articles of Association.
  • Management of Secretarial Function:
  • Provide effective support for the management of the Company Secretariat function.
  • Manages the relationship of the Company with Shareholders and the  Registrars.
  • Provide adequate support, (secretarial and logistics), develop legal opinions and presentations for the Board of Directors and Board Committees meetings of all GSK Nigeria entities and subsidiaries.
  • Support Global Projects including TPO, GOLA, CRM and EDoc.

Requirements
Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Law LLB. BL.
  • Must be admitted to the Nigerian Bar.
  • LLM and ACIS would be added advantages.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Hands on skills in managing complex relationship in a matrixed environment
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Sound analytical mind and insight. Should be able to speak at least one indigenous language.

Interested and qualified candidates should:  Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Legal Administrative Support
Requisition ID: WD157827
Location: Lagos
Position: Full time
Functional area: Legal

Your Responsibilities

The Corporate Services Administrator would focus on the following:

  • To act as PA to the Legal Directors/ Company Secretary by managing his calendars, meetings, appointments, travels including float and expense management.
  • Work as the Company Secretarial Administrator (“CSA”)) with responsibilities for administrative duties such as management of financial documents for approval, legal documents for review and official correspondence.
  • To act as Records Retention Officer for the Legal & Company Secretary office.
  • Be the first contact point for LOC shareholders’ requests and support the Company Secretary in investors’ management and documentation.
  • To support the Company Secretary in the management and submission of key quarterly and annual documents to the Stock Exchange, SEC and other stakeholders including external auditors, directors and shareholders groups.
  • Responsible for managing and handling logistics around statutory meetings including Board, Board committees, shareholders/ regulatory and above –country market visits.
  • Ensuring, with the support of the Company Secretary that minutes of meetings of Board, Board Committees and statutory meetings are developed on time and follow up on matters arising as well as ensuring that all the statutory books are up to date.
  • Liaise with Communications and other functions to ensure the placement of all statutory adverts and announcements and preparation, proof reading and printing of all statutory reports including Annual Reports.
  • Support the Country authorized data updater to update the GEM Database on a regular basis.
  • General Administrative Duties:Carry out such duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Legal Director/ Company Secretary.

Requirements
Basic Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. degree in Law / HND and membership of ACIS.

Preferred qualifications:

  • A post graduate qualifications would be an added advantage.
  • Hands on skills in managing investors’ relationship and company secretarial practice.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Interested and qualified candidates should:  Click here to apply

Current Recruitment at MTN Nigeria

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 following vacant positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Insurance Analyst (Supervisory)
Location:
 Lagos
Job Description

  • To process MTNN’s insurance claims and premiums, ensuring payment as at when due and keeping adequate records of such.
  • Prepare schedules for premium payments.
  • Prepare Policy renewal supporting documents
  • Maintain electronic and hard-copy filing structure for all insurance related documents.
  • Responsible for identifying best fit risk management measures that will make MTNN local policy risks acceptable to underwriters
  • Implementing the risk management procedure in conjunction with relevant units and following up to ensure compliance
  • Managing the claims experience between MTNN units or end users and Insurers and ensuring that claims are kept at acceptable ratios.
  • Provide and analyze data for MTN Nigeria Insurance Budget; Review Budget Vs Actual and identify causative factor for variance.
  • Articulates and participates in claims settlement and negotiation procedures; verification of Insurance offer to confirm its Conformity with the agreed contract terms.
  • Prepare assessment basis for MTN Group Insurance Program for submission to Group
  • Monthly analysis of Amortization Schedule and ensure accuracy of General Ledger
  • Gathering relevant documentation for insurance claim processing and liaising with external parties on resolution of 3rd party claims
  • Providing statistical information to [loss ratio, premium savings sum insured growth] to support recommendations to management
  • Advise how new exposures are to be treated; whether as new covers or extensions to existing policy and makes recommendation to management
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office

Experience & Training
Education:

  • First degree in any related discipline
  • Fluent in English

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience in Insurance Operations in an insurance company
  • Vast knowledge of the Insurance Industry

Training:

  • Best practice in Insurance Administration.
  • Nigerian Insurance Laws.
  • Soft skills (Negotiation Skills, Creative thinking, Effective Communication skills, etc.)

Minimum Qualification

  • B.Sc, BA, B.Tech or HND

Interested and qualified candidates should:  Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Regional Technical Manager 
Location
: Nigeria
Job Description

  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Identify training requirements of team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and to enrich knowledge repository within the department.
  • Ensure effective distribution, utilization and management of staff and resources for Network Group functions in the region to achieve agreed objectives.
  • Put in place design, planning and maintenance guidelines/standards from centralized functions; translate into executable activities with regional staff.
  • Develop and produce performance reports to evaluate/benchmark productivity of region in accordance with NRC guidelines.
  • Implement service quality and customer-service standards, procedures, processes and systems to track and monitor Network Group quality activities within the region.

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open Plan Office

Requirements, Experience & Training 
Education:

  • First degree in Electrical Engineering
  • M.Sc will be an added advantage

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years working experience with at least 5 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry and 2 years in a Managerial role.

Minimum qualification:

  • B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech or HND.

Interested and qualified candidates should:  Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Human Capital Analyst (Supervisory)
Location:
 Lagos
Job Description

  • Assist in the administration of compensation and benefits operations and programs to ensure accuracy and reliability in the system.
  • Analyze workforce, business and external data to uncover patterns and relationships and provide valuable insights to enable MTNN gain competitive advantage through its talent practices
  • Develop statistical models to enhance decision quality in people management to achieve business objectives
  • Drive quality assurance of HR data and enhance existing data sources.
  • Carry out research on HR practices and benchmark MTNN HR practices internally and externally.
  • Review processes and identify possible methods of assessment and indicators for measuring process performance.
  • Track, monitor, analyze and report on key performance metrics using scorecards, dashboards, etc; also generating variances and trend analysis.
  • Provide customized reports and data analysis as assigned by Senior Manager, Reward.
  • Monitor implementation of HR Business Plan and report on completion.
  • Drive implementation of technology enabled human resources processes.
  • Provide support to MTNN staff support queries.
  • Respond to all levels of employees for query resolution on remuneration related issues in a timely and supportive manner
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.

Job Condition:

  • Standard MTNN working conditions.
  • Open plan office.
  • May work extended hours if required
  • Experience & Training.

Experience & Training
Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience with working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience in formal business analysis, or consulting / advisory role
  • Experience in Human Resources is desirable
  • Previous work experience in applying Analytics/Statistics to business outcomes.

Training:

  • Data Mining & Analysis
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Effective business writing skills.

Minimum Qualification

  • BA, BEd, BSc or HND

Interested and qualified candidates should:  Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 6th March, 2018.

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Recruitment for Assistant Manager, Legal Services

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) one of the 11 privatized Electricity Distribution companies in Nigeria that operates in the following states; Kogi, Niger, Nasarawa and Abuja, is presently recruiting for the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Legal Services
Location:
 Abuja
Job Description

  • This person will work on Investigations, Advisory and Dispute Resolution, and Legal Documentation and Compliance.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ability to initiate and complete any of the Legal Service Team assignments
  • Lead one or more of the various legal unit teams
  • Lead negotiations and meetings (external and internal)
  • Drive unit performance
  • Ensure quality assurance of all deliverables

Dispute Resolution:

  • Efficient case management of civil and criminal cases
  • Managing and tracking expenditure under the litigation budget
  • Working with various directorates to determine best redress or response to dispute
  • Participation in all forms of investigation (external and internal)
  • Prequalification and supervision of external counsel and debt collectors
  • Review of court processes
  • Coordination of all settlement meetings
  • Regular review of performance of external counsel

Advisory and Compliance:

  • Advise on all new laws and regulations and their impact on the business
  • Provide legal opinions
  • Develop compliance database on the legislation and regulations that impact the business
  • Monitor corporate compliance with legislation and regulations

Contract and Documentation:

  • Engage with procurement and user departments to ascertain company needs
  • Prepare and review standard templates for agreements
  • Conduct and monitor all CAC enquiries
  • Participate in Tender Committee meetings
  • Contract negotiation
  • Any other assignment as the Legal Team may require him/her to perform

Education, Experience & Technical Skills

  • LLB and BL
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience within the legal field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to details
  • Very strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Emotional maturity
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Self-motivation and self-initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask
  • People Skill
  • Good Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated problem-solver

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter to: AM.Legalservice@abujaelectricity.com  The subject of your mail should be: Assistant Manager, Legal Services. Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.

The cover letter should be addressed to:
The MD/CEO,
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT,
Nigeria
Attention: The Director, Corporate Services

 

Application Deadline  6th March, 2018.

Note: Only soft copy of applications will be treated

Vacancies at Lifepage Property and Investments

Lifepage Group Property & Investment is a Limited Liability Company duly registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (RC. 1187605) under the Companies & Allied Matters Act 1990 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Lifepage has been in business for about a decade and has made incremental progress in what we do.

We deal in Real Estate Development and Investments with expanse of land in Lagos, Ogun, Rivers States and Federal Capital Territory FCT, Abuja.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Legal/Human Resources Officer
Location:
 Lagos
Job Description

  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counselling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analysing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs

Requirements

  • BL/ LLB Degree, BA/B.Sc or any equivalent qualification in relevant field.
  • Experience in human resource management.

 

 

Job Title: Admin Officer
Location: 
Abuja
Job Summary

  • The Administrative officer is mainly responsible for handling day to day administrative tasks to ensure smooth running of the department.

Requirements

  • B.Sc, HND in relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience in similar field
  • Very good command of English (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, excel, etc.…)

Competencies:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Positive and winning attitude
  • Team player and good work ethics
  • Ability to work under pressure.

 

 

Job Title: Office Assistant
Location:
 Lagos
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess relevant  qualifications in relevant field.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: careers@lifepagegroup.com with the job position eg: “Legal/HR officer” as subject

Job for a Lawyer in Lagos at Rockville & Co.

Rockville & Co. (Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries Public) is based in Lagos, Nigeria. Our Lawyers have diverse experience and skills and are committed to excellence.

We provide our clients with solutions to both contentious and non-contentious matters including organization of business entities, business advisory services, Company Secretarial, Banking, Finance, Telecommunications, Oil & Gas, Real Estate and Shipping.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 


Job Title: 
Lawyer
Location: 
Lagos
Responsibilities

  • Providing expert legal support and advice to clients
  • Meeting and advising clients on legal,regulatory and policy developments
  • Researching law and drafting opinions.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements
  • Drafting Court Processes

Requirements

  • A graduate of Law
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft outlook, MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Resident in Lekki or environs.
  • must possess at least 4 years experience
  • Excellent communication, research and legal drafting skills

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: tegbamuno@rockvilleandco.com

 

Application Deadline  23rd February, 2018.

Job for a Litigation Lawyer in a Legal Practice in Lagos

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client is a fully serviced legal practice in Nigeria. Due to internal expansion, they are looking to hire the services of:

 

Job Title: Litigation Lawyer
Job Location: 
Lagos
Job Summary

  • The role of a litigation lawyer will come with active hands-on experience in cases done in various state and federal trial courts, including specialized courts, tribunals and appellate courts across Nigeria.
  • He /she is expected to be comfortable in the areas of constitutional, commercial, shipping and aviation, oil and gas, trade, labour and industrial disputes etc.
  • Litigation is the resolution of disputes falling in the corporate and commercial sectors, such as banking transactions, civil fraud, corporate governance, asset and venture capital projects, financial services regulation, mergers and acquisitions, share capital re-organizations and professional negligence.

Job Responsibilities

  • The candidate would be part of drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements
  • He /she would be actively involved in dispute resolution for companies, from both a commercial and legal perspective
  • The candidate will be expected to present opening and closing statements, examine and cross-examine witnesses and craft a persuasive story for the fact-finder (judge or jury) through testimony and evidence. Litigation attorneys also prepare jury instructions and conduct post-trial interviews of the jury.
  • If a case is settled out of court, candidate should be able to engage in negotiations with opposing parties; participate in mediations and settlement conferences with the parties and the judge; and create settlement brochures, agreements, releases and other settlement materials.
  • Candidate should be able to draft post-trial motions; identify and preserve issues for appeal; develop appellate strategies; gather evidence for the appellate record; research procedural issues; draft appellate documents; and present oral arguments before appellate courts. If the case is particularly significant or complex, litigators may retain the assistance of attorneys who specialize in appellate practice.
  • Candidate would be part of the initial case investigation/assessment
  • He / she will be in charge of drafting pleas and motions on behalf of the plaintiff or defendant.
  • As part of his responsibilities, candidate will be part of depositions and interogations. Candidate would also draft and argue discovery-related motions including motions to compel, protective orders and summary judgment motions.
  • Will consult with and advise clients; retain expert witnesses; attend pre-trial conferences and develop a trial strategy based on the facts and evidence. Will also conduct pre-trial depositions of experts and key witnesses; prepare demonstrative to be used as trial exhibits; and draft and argue pre-trial motions.
  • Will collaborate with experts and clients to craft a trial theme, identify strengths and weaknesses in a case; develop persuasive arguments; prepare witnesses for testimony and draft and argue trial motions.
  • Any other responsibility as assigned by the Partners.

Degree and Qualifications/ Skills Required

  • 3-5 years experience post call to bar.
  • Candidate should be able to work under pressure.
  • Candidate should be able to work with no supervision.
  • Attention to detail is a definite requirement.
  • A second class upper degree would be acceptable but a Masters degree is an added advantage.
  • Candidate should have worked in an SAN firm consistently after NYSC.
  • Candidate should have continuous experience in litigation.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent mastery of oral and written English.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: preye@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com kindly make the subject of the mail the job title

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline  31st October, 2017.

Job for a Commercial Lawyer in a Legal Practice Company in Lagos

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client is a fully serviced legal practice company. Due to internal expansion, they are looking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Commercial Lawyer
Location:
 Lagos
Job Summary

  • The Commercial Lawyer will provide corporate support and handle all complex legal matters and projects.
  • He/she will deal with issues pertaining to business transactions, wide range of commercial matters and agreements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing clear and concise legal advice and support to the client, having regard to the client’s business objectives, and delivering practical, creative and commercial solutions and value within budget and time constraints, whilst ensuring that risks are understood and mitigated.
  • Taking instructions from the client and advising on the law and legal issues.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements and other legal documents tailored to the client’s needs.
  • Keeping up to date with all relevant legal, legislative, regulatory and industry developments relevant to the legal specialism, informing and updating the team, and providing proactive updates to facilitate the client’s operational activities.
  • Designing and delivering commercial law training to the client’s business and management teams.
  • Undertaking a range of continuing professional development (CPD) activities ensuring efficient knowledge transfer across the legal team.
  • Complying with all service level agreements and KPIs, including accurately recording time and meeting reporting obligations.
  • Obtaining regular client feedback.
  • Attending meetings and negotiations as legal adviser with opposing parties.
  • Ensuring, as far as possible, that the client’s governance processes are observed as regards commercial matters with which the commercial solicitor deals.
  • Assisting with the resolution of disputes concerning commercial contracts.
  • Monitoring the suitability of the client’s contract precedents, processes and procedures and amending them and providing training as necessary.
  • Identifying ways to add value and improve internal efficiencies, including process improvements.
  • Supervising and delegating work to paralegals and support staff as appropriate.
  • Liaising with professionals and other operatives in both the client’s business and externally.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary.

Person Specification

  • Education: LLB and BL
  • Experience: 8 -10 years’ experience
  • Expertise in commercial contracts and agreements.

Personality:

  • Proactive and forward thinking, with good initiative.
  • Organised and good at managing time effectively, using appropriate systems and processes.
  • Use of appropriate, professional and client-friendly language.
  • Accurate and timely time recording and financial management of case load.
  • Flexible working attitude, adaptability to workload and deadlines.
  • Good relationship builder with strong interpersonal skills and highly team-oriented.
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Wide range of appropriate IT skills.
  • Ability to research and analyse complex data and information
  • Ability to work alone with confidence and self-discipline, taking ownership of tasks and able to demonstrate sound judgement and decision making skills.
  • Ability to learn a complicated and dynamic business, understand the client, its customers and the regulatory regime in which the business operates and proactively advise on a combination of legal and business issues.
  • Ability to absorb and manage high volumes of information and follow methodical, structured and logical approach.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: angel@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com and kindly make the subject of the mail the job title

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline  31st October, 2017.

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