Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for Siemens Recruitment for Legal Counsel.
Siemens is an Integrated Technology Company. The business activities of our Energy, Health care, Industry and Infrastructure & Cities Sectors have enabled us to capture leading market and technology positions worldwide. Technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and international focus have been our hallmarks for 165 years, making us strong and linking us to our shareholders, employees and customers as a partner of trust..It is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role.
Job Title: Legal Counsel
Job ID: 94467
Organisation: Legal and Compliance
Experience Level: Early Professional
Job Type: Full-time
The holder of this position reports to the Country General Counsel and must have the skills and ability to:
- Ensure corporate regulatory compliance as required under Nigerian Company Laws; coordination of all Company’s board and shareholders’ meetings; ensure the proper safe keeping and update of the Company registers, statutory books and corporate seal.
- Closely cooperate with local compliance officers on all legal issues.
- Ensure the prompt reporting of all mandatory and periodic legal reporting tools and obligations.
- Draft, review and participate in the negotiation of terms and conditions contained in customer invitations to tender and in a wide range of contracts such as Engineering and Construction Contracts, Long Term Service Contracts etc.
- Assist in identifying, analyzing and evaluating legal risks and developing risk mitigation strategies in order to protect the Company, its assets and stakeholders’ interests respectively.
- Provide legal advice to any and all Departments and Business Units in the Company on a wide ranging matters taking into consideration the specific business requirements and interests in order to help achieve the Company’s business objective.
- Provide legal advice and support to project management and other project team members in the execution of customer contracts, consortial contracts and to secure Siemens contractual rights and entitlements therein.
- Provide efficient cross-border legal advice to Company’s affiliates.
- Liaise with external counsel in any litigation/arbitration case and settlement process involving the Company.
- Manage regulatory filings by gathering documents, preparing and submitting documentation and applications, analyzing and responding to queries.
- LLB (Hons) with minimum of second class upper division from a reputable University.
- B.L with minimum of second class upper division from the Nigerian Law School.
- A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required.
- Minimum 5 years post call experience acquired from a well established law firm in Nigeria and/or the Legal Department of a reputable company in Nigeria.
- Qualified applicants must have been admitted to the Nigerian Bar.
- Project Financing and Energy experience particularly in the Nigerian Oil & Gas and Power Sectors would be an additional advantage.
- Highly motivated team player, analytical, professional and proactive
- Inter-cultural skills
- Proficient in Microsoft office (word, excel and PowerPoint)
- Ability to work under pressure.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good inter-personal skills with customer service orientation.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates to apply.