Regional Legal Officer

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Job Description

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

In 2005, UBA was born through one of the biggest mergers on the African continent capital markets with the business combination with Standard Trust Bank (STB) Plc. From the merger UBA has emerged as a Pan-African provides a full range of solutions and services that span the full value chain from retail to corporate. UBA is also the acclaimed leader in electronic payments in the sub-region.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Regional Legal Officer

Reference #: RMD004
Locations: Abuja, Yenagoa, Kaduna South, Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Type: Permanent
Industries: Banking / Finance & Investment

Introduction

  • We are currently seeking to hire for the position of Regional Legal Officers who shall provide legal support to our regional banks in Nigeria in the following locations: North , South, Mid West and North -Central .

Job Functions    

  • Advisory,Analytics,Communications,Compliance & Regulatory Affairs,Research

Specification     

  • Provide legal opinions/ support to branches in the regional Banks.
  • Oversee the preparation of legal agreements and other documents and review same.
  • Provide Legal advice to branches as a guide to obtaining requisite acceptable acceptable and perfectible collateral documentation
  • Monitor proposed legislation, review new legislation and advise on the impact for the Bank.
  • Oversee the litigation portfolio of the Bank including debt recovery litigation.
  • Review out-of-court settlement proposals and concessions on debt recovery accounts.
  • Oversee the perfection of legal documents, maintain Bank's securities database and oversee management of the Bank's collateral documents.
  • Oversee the Bank's relationship with external solicitors including selection of solicitors, negotiation of retainer agreements and approval of solicitors' bills for professional services.
  • Disseminate information within the Bank on frequently arising legal issues .
  • Participate in meetings of various other committees, Bank activities and inter-sectoral meetings as required.
  • Generate various reports, policy documents, etc as required by Executive Management or the Board.
  • Tract workflow of departments and units to ensure timely delivery of service

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

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

Requirements     
Educational Qualification:

  • Minimum of Second Class Lower degree in Law (LLB)
  • Minimum of Second Class Lower from Law School (BL)

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years post-NYSC experience in banking

Application Closing Date
9th February, 2019.

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About United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
Job Summary
Published
February 7, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory /Bayelsa /Kaduna /Lagos
Deadline
February 9, 2019
Specialization
Law/ Legal
Industries
Banking / Financial Services
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