Acquisitions and Legal Officer at Next Gear Resources Limited

Next Gear Resources Limited, a registered Real Estate firm in Nigeria, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below: Job Title: Acquisitions and Legal OfficerLocation: AbujaJob ResponsibilitiesResearch and receive information on potential property/land locationsAnalyze information to determine viability of property, compliance with legal standards and eliminate potential risk.Coordinate and attend the property surveyManage vendors on every step of the acquisition process: e.g negotiation, approval processReport to the Manager, Property/land Acquisition, Leasing and Value Assurance.Interact with Land owners to resolve property development and property/land management issues as well as clarify interpretationsReview and interpret property/land contracts and legal documents to ensure complianceCoordinate and analyze title commitments, recorded documents, bonds and insurance certificatesManage agreement and renewal processesInterface with government agencies regarding land use and building entitlementsManage vendors to ensure all parties meet established time frameProper documentationPrepare property/land investigation reportExecute other tasks as may be assignedProvide legal advice/administration on company related mattersOversee the conduct of legal research and provides legal update on modern trends on arbitration, conciliation and mediationAssist with review of new contracts as well as service level agreements or changes to existing contracts with several providers.To prepare all legal documents, each as Deed of Assignments, contracts etc.Serve as a legal resource person on professional services projects from time to time.To develop new business relationships, services and products; and generate and negotiate new contracts and income for Next Gear Resources.To participate in the effective delivery of business and marketing activities.Provide advice in respect of more general commercial matters (including intellectual property, agency, distributorship, franchising, and finance issues) as well as advising on the management and conduct of various contentious matters.To also provide advice, as and when required, on construction related matters.To market and sell an agreed monthly/annual target to increase year on year.Interpret the implication of all regulatory and internal policy issues for the appropriate departments to ensure compliance.Serve as the company's named representative on legal documents.Advise directors and board members about their legal responsibilities to the firm.To develop and grow the legal department of Next Gear Resources, providing business ideas, plans and strategies as it relates of real estate.To develop new business relationships, generate and negotiate sells contracts to an agreed annual target.To present Next Gear Resources to potential clients through communication in face-to-face meetings, telephone calls and emails.To meet all financial targets laid down by the Chief Executive and Business Development Manager.To work directly with the human resource department on all internal policies and procedures.To maintain effective relationships with existing clients in order to retain business.To represent Next Gear Resources in all Legal matters.

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