Deputy General Counsel at MainOne Cable Nigeria

MainOne's success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our businessA job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you'll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Deputy General CounselLocation: LagosDepartment: LegalJob Type: PermanentResponsibilitiesThe Deputy General Counsel (DGC) shall be responsible for all legal matters, commercial contracts, company agreements, board matters and providing instruction to external counselThe DGC shall also be responsible for ensuring the Company complies with all statutory and regulatory requirements, processes and guidelines across multiple jurisdictions where the Company operates or plans to operate or provide servicesLegal Services Specifics:Provide internal advisory services to management as well as other business units and departments within the Company with respects to effective operations and performance of the different units of the business.Drive and implement commercial and corporate legal strategy for the Company and manage external and internal legal and corporate resources for implementing these strategies.Provide commercial legal support on IT transactions and including equipment supply, lease of IP and transmission capacity, colocation, value added and other servicesSupport the Company’s in the review and implementation of business strategies and overall corporate strategies and development activities.Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of legal agreements, such as sales agreements for the all the Companies products and services, landing party agreements, inter-carrier agreements, master services agreements, professional services agreements, joint venture and joint marketing agreements, collaboration agreementsProvide all the foregoing support and supervision to all the Company’s subsidiaries in the different jurisdictions.Supervise and assist external counsels on material and complex legal and corporate transactions including commercial contract, vendors’ contracts and strategic contracts.Regulatory & Government Relations Management Specifics:Drive and implement Regulatory strategy for the Company and manage external and internal stakeholders to maintain conducive operating environment for the Company.Represent the Companies with relevant government agencies on issues with respect to statutory, regulatory, permitting and licensing activities.Generally supervise and manage internal and external resources and activities related to government relations and regulatory affairs for theMonitor policies and developments in government, regulatory and administrative agencies that may pose risk to the business of affect the Company’s operations and recommend measures that helps to manage the potential risk and ensure needed compliance.Preview proposed regulations, policies guidelines and standards of the industry regulator and other relevant government agencies in order to identify threats to and opportunities for the Companies operations and advice managementEnsure the Company’s compliance with the telecommunications regulatory rules, regulation, practices and convention and facilitate key relationship with relevant Government agencies and public institutions.Manage and supervise the procurement of required operating licenses, permits and approval for the Company for current and future businesses.Monitor and provide overall supervision for the Company’s compliance with all Statutory, Regulatory and Policy rules, practices and relevant prescriptions with a view to ensuring the Company’s products and services comply with relevant market rules and regulatory prescriptions.Provide all the foregoing support and supervision to all the Company’s subsidiaries in the different jurisdictions. 

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