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Legal Officer at MainOne Cable

MainOne Cable is a leading facilitator and preferred provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions such as Connectivity and Data Center Solutions to Telecom operators, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), other businesses and Government institutions across West Africa.

MainOne Cable's success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business. A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you'll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Legal Officer

Location: Lagos
Department: Legal
Job Type: Permanent


  • The Legal Officer will provide operational legal support to the Main One group’s businesses across multiple jurisdictions, advising on commercial transactions, vendor and supplier contracts, and corporate legal matters.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial legal agreements for the Company inclusive of service agreements, sales agreements, service level agreements as may be required.
  • Provide internal advisory services to the business units and departments within the Company.
  • Manage and liaise with external solicitors, update litigation and debt recovery database, and provide regular updates.
  • Prepare and draft correspondences, letters, and other relevant documents;
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal agreements for the Company’s vendor and supplier transactions including purchase agreements, third party service agreements, interconnection agreements, professional service agreements, etc.
  • Provide legal advice on corporate and commercial legal matters.
  • Perform all such other duties as directed by the Supervisor, or Head of Unit.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • LLB; BL: 2:1
  • LLM is an added advantage.
  • At least 4 years.
  • Thorough understanding of general and specific Company and commercial law;
  • Experience in consumer-facing businesses, business plus knowledge of Telecom and/or support for sales clients preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and possess the ability to interact effectively with other attorneys and staff, diverse in-house client groups, senior executives, and customers' representatives;
  • Strong ability to think strategically, creatively, and innovatively;
  • High professionalism, self-motivation, efficiency, and results-oriented delivery on short timelines;
  • Ability to interact effectively with business and technical professionals in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong inter-personal and team working skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Good judgment and strong initiative;
  • Candidate must be able to work under pressure with keen attention to detail;

Demands of the Job

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent team working ability.
  • Constant awareness of sensitivity and confidentiality involved in the function.
  • Good research skills.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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