Posted on Wed 03rd May, 2017 - hotnigerianjobs.com --- (0 comments)
Alpha Mead Facilities & Management Services (AMFacilities), was incorporated in January 2006. Our primary focus is to provide Facility Management Services, Project Management and Real Estate Development Consultancy, and Training services support to corporate organisations and private investors with major Real Estate assets. We pride ourselves in the delivery of high quality professional services which ensure minimum total life cycle cost of assets to their owners.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head of Legal and Company Secretary
Leadership and Supervisory Role:
Provide proactive, in-depth, legal, business-focused advice to management.
Implement initiatives and processes in order to set standards and reinforce a culture of integrity, quality, ethical behaviour and responsibility across the strategic business units and corporate clients.
Analyse and identify the legal risks and implications of all of the business’s transactions with corporate clients.
Informing the senior management in all departments of the business information of developments in laws and regulations that potentially affect the SBUs
Implement key legal processes that relate to legal drafting, negotiations, and commercial settlement agreements.
Take a leading interest in the management of the business resources and budget allocation for the business’s legal activity
Contributes to the business’s strategy and decision making processes alongside other departmental leaders.
Responsible for ensuring that all allegations of legal misconduct are reported in a timely manner to the executive team in an attempt to maintain integrity within the business
Manages legal risk within the SBUs by taking responsibility for providing legal advice to respective business’s senior leadership on all legal matters affecting their individual business transactions;
Provide senior leadership across the business with strategic and operational guidance, aiding them in the management of litigation issues such as contract disputes and product liability
Review and provide advice to the business upon request on matters concerning applicable contracts required for operation of the business
Instruct and assist external legal partners where necessary in identifying potential legal risks and assessing the issues impacting legal risk, which ensures that all of the business’s risk management approaches are viable.
Works with departmental leadership and key stakeholders across the business in overseeing and ensuring legal compliance across the business, maintaining the business’s integrity both internally and externally (reputational risk)
Work with departmental leadership across the business in identifying and managing potential legal risk
Ensures that there are efficient systems in place relating to compliance of high impact policies such as anti-bribery and corruption, financial transaction compliance, and so forth
Organise and prepare agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual general meetings (AGMs);
Take minutes, drafting resolutions, lodging required forms and annual returns with Companies House;
Follow up on actions from meetings;
Oversee policies, making sure they are kept up to date and referred to the appropriate committee for approval;
Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries;
Deal with correspondence, collate information and write reports, ensure decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
Contribute to meeting discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax implications of proposed policies;
Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action;
Liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors;
Manage matters related to insurance and property;
Develop and oversee the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements.
Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
Verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels
Attention to detail and a well-organised approach to work
The ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure
The capability to work with numerical information, plus analytical and problem-solving skills
A diplomatic approach and the confidence to provide support to high-profile company staff and board members
Team working skills
Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information
A sound grasp of corporate governance issues
Commercial frame of mind
Application Closing Date
30th May, 2017.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to: [email protected]