Litigation Officer at Oscar Temple

Oscar Temple, our sole mission is to support the transformation and business improvement agendas of our clients by delivering the highest quality interim and permanent executive search and recruitment solutions across key markets. Whatever requirement you have, we can find the talent to help you deliver on your business goals.Our outstanding team of consultants are dedicated to ensuring the right individuals are working for the right companies. Ensuring alignment in values, skills, cultures and philosophies between our clients and high in demand professionals is one of the keys to our continued success.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Litigation OfficerLocation: EnuguJob SummaryEffective and proactive litigation portfolio managementCost consciousness and savings in all negotiations for out of court settlement or Solicitors professional feesMaking recommendations to Management for matters to be resolved amicably, where applicable.Deliver service synonymous with excellence and superior performanceEnsure efficient and effective synergy with Departments/Branches for improved turnaround timeDuties & ResponsibilitiesEnsure cost consciousness and savings in all negotiations for settlement out of court or payment of Solicitors feesMake recommendations to Management for matters to be resolved amicably, where applicableEffective and proactive litigation portfolio managementTraining of Branches on litigation process and how to keep documentary evidence (Ongoing process)Engage the services of Solicitors who have clout and a good knowledge of the law and relationship with the JudiciaryAttending settlement meetings and court proceedingsCollation of monthly returns on pending litigationKey Performance IndicatorsAnalyze cases and guide external Solicitors to ensure water-tight defense and prosecution for the BankPrepare case management strategies on case by case basisSchedule quarterly brainstorming meetings with external solicitors for adoption of best strategies.Making recommendations to Management for matters to be resolved amicably, where applicable.Build internal and external communication network between external Solicitors, Management and staffEnsuring effective communication channel between the external solicitors and the Bank.Attending Court proceedings.Employing alternative dispute resolution measures such as the Multi Door Court House.Payment of negotiated professional fees as at when dueParticipation in committee meetings as assigned 

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