Job: Executive Legal Assistant at Institute of Credit Administration

Job: Executive Legal Assistant at Institute of Credit Administration

Location: Oniru, Lagos

Job Brief

  • An executive Legal Assistant is a professional who ensures that his/her employer adheres to the law, gives advice, and monitors all applicable aspects of it, ensuring that their employers follow the proper procedure in every way possible.
  • We are looking for a highly qualified Executive Legal Assistant to oversee the legal aspects of our business.
  • You will safeguard our reputation by guaranteeing that our organization strictly follows law guidelines and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues.
  • The successful candidate will effectively ensure legal conformity and minimize the probability of exposure.

Responsibilities

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives on a variety of legal topics or issues.
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority, etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts, and other legal documents to ensure the company’s fulllegal rights
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation
  • Deal with debt recovery matters and recovery of debts
  • Take responsibility for all personnel matters in all their ramifications
  • Get involved in all business driving of the organization.
  • Be responsible for the membership drive and services of the Institute.
  • And any other responsibilities or duties that may be assigned from time to time

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with a license to practice
  • 2 – 4 years work experience
  • Proven experience as an Executive Legal Assistant in a business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills.

Remuneration
The expected remuneration for this role is N200,000.00 subject to review based on productivity, loyalty, and professionalism.


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