• Head, Legal
Jobs at:Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
Deadline of this Job:
14 May 2022
Date Posted: Tuesday, May 03, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
• The Head of Legal is responsible for leading the legal department and providing strategic advice and leadership to the organization.
• S/He is also responsible for implementing programs and procedures designed to reinforce the company's culture of integrity and ethical behavior.
• Provision of strategic guidance for the legal team as well as business units
• Work with departmental leadership across the business in identifying, analysing and managing potential legal risk.
• Work with departmental leadership and key stakeholders across the business to oversee and ensure legal compliance across the business, maintaining the business’s integrity both internally and externally (reputational risk).
• Keeping the senior management in all departments of the business informed of developments in laws and regulations that potentially affect the business
• Ensure that efficient systems are in place relating to compliance of high impact policies
• Supervise the drafting of sensitive and high-value legal documentation necessary for business operations
• Review and provide advice to the business upon request on matters concerning applicable contracts required for operation of the business
• Instruct and assist external legal partners where necessary to identify potential legal risks and assess issues impacting legal risk and ensures all business management approach are viable
Skills and Knowledge required for the Job
• Minimum of First Degree in Law (LLB) is required.
• Barrister of Law (BL).
• Master's in Law (LLM) is an added advantage.
• Relevant professional certifications are an added advantage
• Minimum of 10 years of experience of which 8 years have been in financial services (preferably a PFA) and 4 years in senior management
• Strong proficiency in MS Office and general computer use.
• Ability to effectively manage competing deadlines for projects in a high-pressure work environment.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 36
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Guaranty Trust Bank Plc on gtcoplc.zohorecruit.com to apply
Guaranty Trust Holding Company - Head, Legal in Lagos (zohorecruit.com)
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