Applications are invited from suitable candidates to be considered for appointment to the post of Legal Advisor and Company Secretary at a Group of Companies comprising of three (3) related companies in the real estate, telecommunications and agro- chemicals sector. (‘the Group”)
a. Provide secretarial services to the Boards. Committees and Shareholders including convening the meetings. preparation of agenda and papers as well as drafting of minutes and extracting resolutions thereafter;
b. Provide legal advice to the Boards. management and staff on matters of corporate law and ethics in compliance with good corporate governance principles:
c. Maintain the corporate governance framework and ensure compliance across the Group:
d. Draft/Update company documents such as the Memorandum & Articles, CR6. CRS. Annual Returns and lodge company documents with the Companies Registry:
e. Coordinate the legal and compliance function of the Group companies’ regional activities:
f. Conduct research, review/draft legal documents including contracts:
g. Prepare legal opinions for management. the Boards and Committees;
h. Manage the Group’s legal risk;
i. Assist in management of outsourced legal services. issuance of instructions a. briefings to external legal services providers:
j. Ensure compliance with all statutory regulations through the maintenance of a robust system for record keeping of all statutory documents, as well as a timely submission of returns to various designated offices and regulatory bodies and custody of the same:
k. Ensure that the Group companies comply with all relevant legislation including industry specific laws; and
I. Build professional stakeholder relationships.
• Registered Legal Practitioner with a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience at a commercial law firm or as in-house counsel.
• Company secretarial experience.
• Understand the principles of Corporate Governance.
• Possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the Group.
• Proficiency in researching, analyzing and logical thinking.
• Sound planning and organizing skills with an ability to work with minimal supervision.
Interested persons that meet the above requirements should submit an application letter together with a detailed curriculum vitae, saved as a single pdf file, to email@example.com by Monday 07th November 2022. The reference to be indicated on the email subject is “Legal Advisor and Company Secretary”
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