Legal and Compliance Officer - Nigeria


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JOB CONDITIONS


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We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We link and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance, but also your personality matter to us. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

 

 

BASF’s regional division EMEA Europe, Middle East, Emerging Europe and Africa. BASF operates in more than 50 countries in the region. For BASF the EMEA region is our most important market.

 

 

What you can expect
 

 

The incumbent will be responsible to provide immediate legal troubleshooting and drive the local compliance culture across the BASF Group Companies in West Africa. Duties will include the following:

  •     Contribute as an in-house Legal counsel for all legal matters and all governance and compliance matters in West Africa

  •     Provide professional advice for ODs and Service Units of BASF with a high degree of independence and responsibility

  •     Represent BASF with external stakeholders and possible involvement with regulators

  •     Offer full-service legal support for projects and operations in West Africa including drafting/review commercial contracts

  •     Assess business cases from a variety of legal viewpoints

  •     Budget responsibility for and management of outside counsel

  •     Be a competent and trusted partner for business and management on all levels

  •     Living the matrix: involving relevant counterparts in headquarter to contribute to virtual legal teams for the respective ODs and Service Units

  •     Provide legal inputs into the development of new business models for market entry

  •     Develop, recommend compliance measures and assist in implementing those measures, including the compliance program

  •     Monitor business activities and provide regular general alerts or notices on potential legislative transgressions to relevant business units

  •     Structure, negotiate and draft/review contracts

  •     Provide input into the development of the Legal, and Compliance Strategy

  •     Provide support in strategic projects

  •     Oversee risk assessments & processes and make the relevant recommendations to minimize risks

  •     Arrange and present awareness and training seminars and sessions on relevant legislation to affected business units, and monitor post training compliance

  •     Coach, support, mentor and challenge team members and line managers in the application of legislative laws, policies and practices

 

 

What we expect

 

 

  •     University qualification: LLB degree

  •     Minimum 5 years’ working experience including corporate law, contract law, international trade law experience and experience of interaction with Regulators

  •     Demonstrate understanding of current legal rules and regulations

 

We offer

 

 

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and on-the-job training as part of a committed team. Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

 

 

Closing Date: 28 September 2021

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Lagos, LA, NG

5067-BASF West Africa Ltd.
Legal, Tax & Insurance
Permanent
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