Intersect Consortium is a world-class organization that provides services and products for high-quality mental health, technology and medical equipment sales. Our purpose is to make a timely and long-lasting difference in the lives of individuals and families we support. Our treatment programs have mainly been developed by clinicians working in America, United Kingdom, and Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Legal Officer / Service Manager
JobType: Full Time
We are looking for a Legal Officer/Service manager to provide expert legal services, oversee legal aspects of our diverse industries and handle managerial responsibilities.
Draft, review, and negotiate various MOUs, Contracts, nondisclosures and tender documents.
Handle statutory filings, and regulatory submissions and liaise with the Accounts department on tax compliance requirements.
Ensure activities and transactions of organizations in the Consortium comply with corporate laws and regulations.
Provide accurate, timely and high-quality legal advice to the Management of Intersect Consortium and Companies within the consortium on a full range of legal and challenging operational issues.
Review all contracts or any other documentation to which the company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the attention of senior management.
Instil and foster a culture of legal compliance & risk management best practices across the consortium.
Advocate for Ethics and Compliance across all levels and build relationships with external legal advisors/counsels within the space.
Identify, manage and mitigate legal risks by presenting clear recommendations and developing and implementing company policies and procedures.
Fully understand the Nigeria National Mental Health Act and ensure organizations in the group are fully compliant with all provisions that apply to it.
Stay abreast with changes to legislation (laws & regulations) that directly affect our businesses and specific industry, interpret, evaluate their impact, and develop Intersect’s positions on such changes.
Providing legal advice and guidance on a wide array of matters including privacy, medical staff issues, HIPAA, Data Protection, claims/litigation management as well as hospital operations issues such as informed consent and corporate governance.
Handle matters such as patents, copyright, trademark law, licensing, distribution, and trade secret projects.
Where needed, work with outside counsel and other external resources on ongoing cases and or for quality work product, value, and efficiency.
Preserve and store all corporate records, agreements, legal documents and case folders.
Perform other duties as assigned by MD/CEO.
Ensure all committees hold meetings as when scheduled. Receive copies of minutes from committee secretaries and file (soft copies). Flag up action points needed for attention to the MD.
Head the Corporate Unit to ensure that the Consortium and Organizations in the consortium have a strong corporate outlook.
Work with relevant stakeholders in developing and implementing a Vision, Mission, Strategic Objectives and operational direction for each Organization in the consortium.
Works towards the achievement of the Organization's strategic objectives, working to balance short-term results with long-term sustainability.
Be responsible for the day-to-day management of corporate affairs which includes defining strategic communications and aligning external communications across the business.
Contribute to establishing clear and consistent management practices across Intersect Consortium to ensure an effective and cohesive management team.
Fully understand the internal processes of all clinical and non-clinical departments.
Monitor deliverables by all Departmental leads that report to the office of the MD/CEO.
Ensure that relevant reports from departments are sent to the MD’s Office on time.
Hold regular meetings with departmental heads who report to the office of the MD/CEO.
Ensure changes to timelines for departmental deliverables are properly communicated.
Provide a bridge for smooth communication between the MD/CEO’s Office and internal departments.
Send Monthly reminders of specific activities, communication from the desk of the MD on various matters, and organizational updates to relevant staff / Organizations.
Qualification & Experience
A First Degree in Law. LL.M, or other Master’s degree would be an added advantage.
Minimum of 5 years post-graduation experience in healthcare and business law.
Previous managerial and leadership experience preferred.
Knowledge of the constitution, legal terminology, regulations and Nigerian court system
Experience in a fast-paced, large non-profit or public or private sector organization supporting an executive-level individual or team.
Good policy development and management capabilities.
Ability to communicate legal topics, issues and risks in terms that non-legal team members can understand.
Skills & Abilities:
Significant Project Management experience on behalf of senior executives.
Superior research, analytical, planning, organizational skills, and detail orientation.
Ability to manage multiple projects, and competing priorities while adhering to deadlines.
Able to communicate effectively and with exceptional writing.
Ability to work independently, exercise mature professional judgment, and use discretion.
Comfortable in a team-oriented environment based on open, transparent, continual Communication, information sharing and inclusive decision-making.
Must demonstrate utmost integrity; respect for confidential information.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
Ability to act as a resource for other staff.
Application Closing Date
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application / CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.