Vacancy at Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc): Assistant Manager, Legal Services

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) one of the 11 privatized Electricity Distribution companies in Nigeria that operates in the following states; Kogi, Niger, Nasarawa and Abuja, is presently recruiting for the position below:  Job Title: Assistant Manager, Legal ServicesLocation: AbujaJob DescriptionThis person will work on Investigations, Advisory and Dispute Resolution, and Legal Documentation and Compliance.Major Roles & ResponsibilitiesAbility to initiate and complete any of the Legal Service Team assignmentsLead one or more of the various legal unit teamsLead negotiations and meetings (external and internal)Drive unit performanceEnsure quality assurance of all deliverablesDispute Resolution:Efficient case management of civil and criminal casesManaging and tracking expenditure under the litigation budgetWorking with various directorates to determine best redress or response to disputeParticipation in all forms of investigation (external and internal)Prequalification and supervision of external counsel and debt collectorsReview of court processesCoordination of all settlement meetingsRegular review of performance of external counselAdvisory and Compliance:Advise on all new laws and regulations and their impact on the businessProvide legal opinionsDevelop compliance database on the legislation and regulations that impact the businessMonitor corporate compliance with legislation and regulationsContract and Documentation:Engage with procurement and user departments to ascertain company needsPrepare and review standard templates for agreementsConduct and monitor all CAC enquiriesParticipate in Tender Committee meetingsContract negotiationAny other assignment as the Legal Team may require him/her to perform

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