Vacancy at MTN Nigeria: GM, Commercial Legal

MTN Nigeria is the leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition. MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.Job Title: GM, Commercial LegalJob Description    To Ensure The Legal Protection Of MTNN’s Business Interests. Extract Value From What We Already Have Through Cross-Functional/And Or Regionally Focused Activities Such As: Multi-Functional Business Optimisation, Contracts Review And Negotiation, Cross-Functional Capital/Budget Efficiency Projects Etc.Innovation – Identifying And Taking Advantage Of New Cross-Functional Business Opportunities, E.G., Through Nurturing New Business Opportunities, Products Launched, Product/Process Innovation, Structural Changes, Etc. Maintain Leadership In The ICT/Digital Industry By Influencing State Legislations & Policies, Participating In State Level Industry Think-Tanks, Building & Extending National B-2-B And Similar Relationships, Etc.Enhance/Expand MTN’s Role In The Larger National And Ecosystem Through Participation As Thought Leader, Executing Regional/Local CSR Projects, Involvement In (Inter)Industry Non-ICT Policy & Think-Tank Activities, Data Analysis, Reviews, Etc.Cross-Functional People Leadership Activities: Coaching, Staff Development And Motivation, Employee Networks Mentorship/Support, Cross-Division Employee Engagement Projects, Faculty Roles, Talent Mentorship, Etc.Generic Activities Necessary For Positive Business Outcomes Such As: Supporting Recruitment, Thought Leadership/Execution As Internal (Interview/Disciplinary) Panel Member, Influencing Next Level Leaders (E.G., At ExCom) Etc.Formulate And Actively Contribute To The Development Of Legal Services Strategies In Line With The Mandate Of, And In Line With The Vision And Mission Of MTNNDevelop, Execute And Manage Legal Services Approved Plans, Programs And Activities In Support Of MTNN’s OperationsOversee Drafting Of Legal Agreements And Review All Relevant Documentation Supporting Contracts For Authenticity And Validity.Review And Validate Developed And Structured Contractual Framework, Validating Legal Framework Negotiated With Other Parties.Manage Litigations And Disputes, Providing General Legal Advice To The Company.Provide Technical Leadership/Advice In The Formulation And Development Of Framework, Policies And Guidelines And Ensure Compliance Of Operations With MTNN Policies And Procedures. Job Condition    Standard MTNN Working ConditionTravel – Local And International

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