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Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager – Offshore Entities Job at Orlean Invest West Africa – Onne


Orlean Invest started operating in 1988 and celebrated its Silver jubilee in October 2013. Orlean
Invest is Nigeria’s largest Free Zone Oil and Gas logistics provider and provides her many clients with vital infrastructure and logistical support in a safe working environment.

Development through continuous investment has been the core driver of the company since its inception and now Orlean Invest is transferring the success it has at Onne to other projects across Nigeria such as Badagry Mega Port, Eko Energy Estate in Lagos and Abuja Hills Estate to name but a few of the on-going developments.


Job Title: Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager – Offshore Entities
Orlean Invest West Africa – Onne

Following the recent review of the Legal Department we have a number of new positions for which we are looking for talented legal professionals to fill.  We would like candidates for these roles to have a good first degree in Law obtained either in Nigeria or England and Wales, (Possession of second degree such as LLM or MBA will be an added advantage for some of the positions).  They must have also been called to the Bar to practice as a Legal Practitioner and be able to demonstrate knowledge of company law.

Candidates have to have the ability to cope with the dynamics of providing advisory and administrative support at Head Office level to entities in an organization engaged in diverse business areas spanning Port and Terminal Operations, Logistics, Property Development and Construction, Hospitality,  Industrial activities, Offshore Marine Supply and Crew Boat services and other facilities and services supporting operators in the Oil and Gas industry.

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The responsibilities of the Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager – Offshore Entities include:

    Advising on compliance with the requirements of the applicable laws with respect to  corporate affairs of the Offshore Companies, such as timing for holding of meetings, (particularly AGMs)

    Organizing meetings of Offshore Companies;

    Liaising with Registered Agents in the Filing of Returns and the updating of corporate records of the entities at the appropriate registry;

    Assisting with Corporate Secretarial duties and ensuring maintenance of statutory books and records;

    Incorporation and management of corporate affairs of new companies being set up offshore;
    Preparation of KYC documentation required by clients and banks from time to time;

We welcome both Nigerian Nationals and Expatriates applicants to apply for this position.
Desired Skills and Experience

We are looking for candidates who ideally have been qualified as a legal practitioner for a minimum of 12 years and have excellent knowledge of corporate law and secretarial practice with 7 years cognate experience in handling corporate matters for entities in offshore jurisdictions including some of the following:

    Isle of Man

    British Virgin Islands

    United Arab Emirates

Additionally a qualification as a Chartered Secretary will be an added advantage

How to Apply

Please email your CV along with a one page letter of introduction detailing your experience and motivation for the role to hrresourcing@orleaninvest.com and put the job tile of the role in the subject heading.

We would like to thank you in advance for your interest in Orlean Invest and due to the large number of applications unfortunately only those candidates that are successful in being shortlisted will be contacted.

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To find out more information about Orlean Invest, please visit our website www.OrleanInvest.com


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