Legal and Compliance Officer

Full time
Lagos
Posted 3 months ago

Lotus Capital Limited is a full-service ethical investment management company specializing in Asset Management, Private Wealth Management, and Financial Advisory services. Lotus Capital is a pioneer in non-interest finance in Nigeria and duly registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) as Fund Managers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal and Compliance Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, review, and advise on a range of legal and capital market documents including prospectus, trust deed, term sheet, advisory services agreement, non-disclosure agreements and various other agreements.
  • Support the company secretary in all company secretarial matters including conducting board meetings and statutory fillings.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to identify legal risks in transactions and company processes and advise on risk mitigants.
  • Identify areas where policies and procedures of the company could be modified and undertake periodic reviews and revision of policies for continuous relevance to changing realities.
  • Develop, implement, and advise on the interpretation and application of relevant laws, regulations, and policies to ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements.
  • Create and support a culture of compliance within the organization by creating awareness (including delivering training) among members of the Board, Business partners, employees, and other key stakeholders.
  • Execute and articulate the company’s corporate governance strategy and ensure that it is embedded in all board and business processes by developing advising on and re-enforcing good corporate governance standards.
  • Interface with key stakeholders including financial regulators, self-regulating organizations, trustees, issuing houses, securities exchanges, and capital market trade groups.

Position Requirements:

  • Graduate of Nigeria Law School.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of post-call experience.
  • Familiarity with the areas of capital market, compliance, corporate governance, and general corporate law.
  • Demonstrated experience or certification in Islamic finance will be an added advantage.
  • Experience negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing strategic advice and thriving in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong team player with demonstrated experience in multi-faceted transactions.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to prioritize workload in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to understand and evaluate commercial risks, opportunities, and exposures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Motivated by new challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook).

 

What is in it for You

  • Career Development
  • Competitive Salary
  • 13th Month Salary
  • Performance Bonus
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Friendly Work Culture
  • And much more

Job Features

Job CategoryLegal
Application Closing Date10 December 2023

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