Chief Regulatory & Legal Officer

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Job Description

DCSL Corporate Services Limited - Our client, a reputable Electricity Distribution company is recruiting suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Regulatory & Legal Officer

Location:
 Rivers

Job Descriptions

  • The Chief Regulatory & Legal Officer is responsible for the compliance to rules/regulations issued by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) from time to time and providing real-time legal and regulatory advisory to Management. The candidate will also supervise other legal functions.
  • The Chief Regulatory & Legal Officer will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on all matters and will oversee the activities of the Regulatory and Legal Department.

Job Responsibilities
In fulfilling his or her responsibilities, The successful Candidate will:

  • Ensure implementation of Tariff orders, rules/regulations and directives of NERC;
  • Brief management on likely changes in electricity regulation and its impacts on the industry and the company;
  • Ensure timely filling of petitions and replies to the queries of NERC;
  • Liaise with government departments and NERC;
  • Anticipate developments in the power distribution industry and develop strategy;
  • Manage changes in regulatory framework;
  • Explore opportunities for new business and develop strategies to harness such potentials;
  • Conduct negotiations and finalize contracts for new business opportunities;
  • Implement compliance with statutory regulations;
  • Lead the legal department and provide advice; and
  • Identify training needs of staff and nominate for training.

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

20

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law;
  • Additional degrees in Engineering/Economics/MBA will be preferred;
  • Excellent knowledge of electricity Tariffs and the MYTO process;
  • Regulatory experience in consulting or other sectors;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Proficient in the use of IT tools;
  • Minimum of Twenty (20) years’ work experience in legal & regulatory affairs; and
  • Good analytical and managerial skills.

Application Closing Date
13th September, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV/Resumes to: recruitment@dcsl.com.ng using the "Job title" as the subject of the email.

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About DCSL Corporate Services Limited
DCSL Corporate Services Limited is a private limited liability company which provides company secretarial, governance, immigration and training services to diverse corporate and individual clients across several business sectors. We operate from our Head Office in Lagos, with an operational branch in Abuja.The entity now known as DCSL Corporate Services limited started out as a sub-unit of the Tax and Regulatory Unit of Akintola Williams Deloitte and was then known as "DTT Services". the sub-uni...
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Job Summary
Published
September 10, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 20years
Location
Rivers
Deadline
September 13, 2019
Specialization
Law/ Legal
Industries
Energy / Power
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