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Specialist, Legal Services (Contracts and Advisory) at Etisalat


Etisalat’s vision is a world where people’s reach is not limited by
matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch
with family and friends;
a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Legal Services (Contracts and Advisory)

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Assist in drafting and interpreting contractual agreements and
    ensure that all contracts entered into by Etisalat are consistent with
    corporate and governmental laws, rules and regulations.

Principal Functions

  • Assist the Manager, Legal Services (Contracts Advisory) in providing
    legal advice to assigned departments and divisions on legal issues
    arising from contracts.
  • Monitor and respond to feedback from the respective Etisalat departments as required.
  • Maintain a database of all contractual documents and related legal documentation.
  • Liaise with relevant units/teams/functions in carrying out all relevant activities.
  • Attend team/divisional/departmental meetings as required.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Manager, Legal Services.
  • Draft contracts and legal agreements including memoranda of
    understanding (MoUs) or agreement (MoAs), letters of intent and other
    related documents.
  • Review documentation and ensure that contracts, agreements and
    tenders comply with agreed and approved conditions and make
    recommendations to the Manager, Legal Services.
  • Research and proffer opinion on any legal inquiries or issues of a
    contractual nature arising out of the interpretation and application of
    contracts and agreements.
  • Assist in ensuring that terms and conditions set out in contractual
    documentation are legally valid, consistent with Etisalat’s policies,
    rules and regulations, and are in the organisation’s best interest.
  • Participate in drafting and finalising tender documentation.
  • Assist in litigation by or against contractors or other
    counterparties arising out of contracts, agreements, or similar
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Legal Services.

Educational Requirements

  • First degree in law

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • At least 3 – 5 years work experience in a law firm or telecoms environment
  • Legal Research
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus
  • Contract Drafting
  • Legislation and Compliance
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication

How to Apply

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