Friday, 9 October 2015

Jobs - Commercial Legal Advisor Needed At MTN Nigeria (Slot: 2)

Employing Company: MTN Nigeria

The Company
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 vacant position of:

Job Title:
Commercial Legal Advisor

Location: Nigeria
Slot: 2

Job Description
Review legal cases, petitions and internal matters requiring legal input /perspective, consult with all relevant parties, advise on case/petition/legal related matter, provide recommendation on course of action and effectively take appropriate and approved action in accordance with the rules and regulations of MTNN.
Draft legal agreements and review all relevant documentation supporting contracts for authenticity and validity, reviewing commercial agreements and documentations of transactions.
Conduct proactive prevention of litigation, ensuring Legal processes and services are effective and efficient in line with defined and approved design and rules.
Ensure continuous liaison with External Solicitors for regular updates, compliance with procedural rules of court, stipulated time limits for actions, etc. so as to minimize the cost and adverse effect of litigation.
Administer controls to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and effectively integrate ethics, compliance and preventive law efforts, ensuring MTNN activities are compliant with laid down laws and governing regulations/statutes.
Settle legal issues between MTNN and 3rd parties, assisting in managing liquidations and disputes.
Carry out legal (administrative) services work including liaison/correspondence with external bodies and organizations, structuring and negotiating commercial transactions.
Prepare monthly management reports.

Job Condition:

Travel - local and international

Experience & Training


4 years of litigation and commercial drafting experience in a reputable law firm or as proprietor
Civil/commercial litigation experience.
Knowledge of telecommunications environment will be an advantage.
Commercial/technical and/or further legal qualification will be an advantage
Experience in handling and negotiating funding
In depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian framework


Basic GSM technology
Contract drafting and negotiation skills

Minimum qualification

Application Closing Date

14th October, 2015.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online