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Orlean Invest
Industry: Logistique
Country: Nigeria
City: Rivers
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  • Posted: 27 March 2015

Orlean Invest started operating in 1988 and celebrated its Silver jubilee in October 2013. Orlean Invest is Nigeria's largest Free Zone Oil and Gas logistics (...)

Legal Manager - Joint Ventures

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Requirements

  • We would like candidates for this role to have a good first degree in Law obtained either in Nigeria or England and Wales, (Possession of second degree such as LLM or MBA will be an added advantage for some of the positions).  They must have also been called to the Bar to practice as a Legal Practitioner and be able to demonstrate knowledge of company law.
  • Candidates have to have the ability to cope with the dynamics of providing advisory and administrative support at Head Office level to entities in an organization engaged in diverse business areas spanning Port and Terminal Operations, Logistics, Property Development and Construction, Hospitality,  Industrial activities, Offshore Marine Supply and Crew Boat services and other facilities and services supporting operators in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • We are looking for candidates with no less than 14 years post qualification experience, out of which the last 7 years should be in a managerial position handling Joint Ventiures or Joint Venture related matters with cognate experience in:
  • Corporate and commercial Law
  • Corporate contracts
  • Corporate structure including advice on tax efficient jurisdictions
  • Governance and regulation of corporate organizations
  • Legal advisory support on business start-up, project structure and documentation
  • Good knowledge of project and corporate finance

Responsabilities

Providing advice and coordinating the legal and regulatory aspects of Joint Ventures involving our organization; Participation in negotiation and preparation of Joint Venture agreements; Implementation of policies and directives on Joint Venture matters; Liaising with relevant Department and Units involved in activities related to Joint Venture transactions; Advising on strategy for the handling of Joint Ventures taking into consideration the peculiarities of each transaction and the disposition of partners; Maintain records and documentation, including correspondence, related to Joint Ventures and the Partners; Advise and follow up on close-out, extension or renewal of Joint Venture agreements; Monitor and advise on Joint Venture milestones and deliverables; Liaising with the Finance Department for the preparation of periodic reports and forecasts on Joint Venture entities to assist management evaluations for future investment decisions.

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