Career Opportunity for Head, Legal Services at Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

Lagos State Employment Trust Fund - The Lagos State government has created a N25 billion fund to invest in the businesses of small and medium scale entrepreneurs who currently reside in Lagos. The fund will also help to train residents, to qualify them for better jobs.The initiative is the brainchild of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.We are creating employment starting with the expansion of our LSETF team first.   Job Title: Head, Legal ServicesLocation: Lagos, NIGERIAJob Description: Develop legal frameworks capable of supporting the strategic objectives of the organizationProvide comprehensive secretarial service to the Fund and support the Head Corporate Services and the Executive SecretaryProvide the Board with all requisite information, enabling them to discharge their functions in an effective mannerOrganize Board meetings, AGMs, Board committee meetings for the Fund and provide custodian services for all documents requiring safe keepingCoordinate drafting, vetting, interpretation and advise on agreements between the Fund and its stakeholders, letters, forms and other legal documents, and manage all litigation issues and processes for the FundCoordinate, monitor and ensure the organization's overall compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and provisionsKeep abreast of leading practices, changes in regulation and amendments to enabling laws and proactively advise the organization accordinglyRecommend the appointment/selection of the Fund’s solicitors and provide broad guidelines for defining the overall framework for managing the relationship between the Fund and its solicitorsAnticipate and guard against legal risks through the provision of qualitative legal adviceProvide advisory services to the board, management and all units of the Fund, interpret all statutory laws and guidelines from the legal perspective and liaise with necessary regulatory bodies as at when requiredMinimum Qualification: Bachelor of Law, with a Post graduate degree or Professional certification in any law related discipline 

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