Recruitment / Consulting

Trust Officer at Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant – Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Trust Officer

Zip/Postal Code: 100001
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Industry: Financial Services

Job Summary

  • The holder is responsible to ensure trust mandates and transactions are properly structured and executed (as well as supervising continuing obligations) to achieve desired objectives and outcomes.


  • Minimum of B.Sc, LLB, BL in related field
  • Minimum of 5 years post call experience in well-structured Financial Service Trustee organization or corporate legal practice
  • Master degree/ ACIS an added advantage
  • Good knowledge of laws regulating operations of businesses in the country; particularly the Financial Service sector and Trust business
  • Ability to work as a team, action oriented with ability to prioritize and manage varied and fast moving workload
  • Ability to think strategically and adopt problem solving approach to issues
  • Excellent knowledge and practice of trustee business, transaction structuring, investment advisory and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, confident with initiative.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility of structuring bespoke solutions to meet clients/prospect transfer needs
  • Day to day administration of clients Trust Plans and providing required service support
  • Provide support to Business developers in the creation, implementation of trust products/services
  • Assist with business pitches and capabilities presentations and liaising with external solicitors as required
  • Follow up on management of relationship with Trust clients – e.g. discussions with Asset managers, estate agents, insurance companies, receipt of certificates, dividend warrants etc.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and corporate governance adherence
  • Provision of Company Secretarial service and attending client meetings
  • Preparation and review of legal agreements and other documentation
  • Conducting legal due diligence, as required whilst also providing legal structuring and general advice
  • Researching general legal issues relating to Trust services mandates
  • Ensuring that all statutory filings are carried out in a timely manner.  (i.e., filing of annual returns, renewal of registration with SEC etc.)
  • Ensuring that the Unit has up to date library of laws/regulations that affect our business.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities of the Unit with regards to promoting Corporate Governance issues (i.e., ethical/best business practices) and Know Your Customer obligations (i.e., in the absence of the Risk Management Unit), etc. within the Company.
  • Have primary responsibility for developing and implementing Commercial Trust mandates.
  • Engage in researching Trust issues & preparation of relevant newsletters or articles
  • Supervise junior staff within the unit and any other duties as may be assigned


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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