Legal Officer

Full Time Flutterwave in Legal Services Email Job
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Job Description

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy, as equals. To do so we must build a world class payments technology platform that will connect African businesses and consumers to the global economy. This is why are looking for driven, passionate and committed Legal Officer to help us grow and expand across Africa and beyond.

What does it take to be a Legal Officer at Flutterwave

Your primary responsibility will be to oversee and support the company with legal and compliance matters and propose appropriate and tailored legal solutions / advice for the benefit of the company

Other responsibilities:

  • Initiate and pursue legal proceedings as required by the Company i.e. prepare writs, defenses, submissions and other pleadings in civil cases both “for and against” the Company
  • Draft and/or review legal letters, contracts, and agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance, as requested
  • Advise on civil matters that should be directed to external counsel
  • Liaise with and assist external counsel in charge of their obligation to the company
  • Advise on statutory compliances
  • Research and prepare legal opinions on various civil matters including claims for compensation against the company
  • Draft, amend, review and/or recommend modifications of related laws and regulations governing the company
  • Assist in the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of company policies
  • Submit quarterly work reports to Management and the Board of Directors
  • Provide sound and timely legal advice to the company and make recommendations to Management as necessary
  • Attend special client and committee meetings and offer advice as required

Required competency and skillset to be a waver

Our ideal candidate is an experienced executioner who must be very resourceful and comfortable working under short timelines and intense pressure to deliver in seemingly impossible situations while remaining flexible, proactive, data-driven and efficient.

  • Attorney-at-Law with at least three (3) years of experience in handling legal matters as a practicing lawyer in a similar sector or corporate environment
  • In-depth knowledge and technical understanding of the organization’s strategy & business, product and service offerings
  • Excellent interpersonal communication at all levels (verbal and written)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to details and computer literacy
  • Excellent ability to work well within teams and high level of professionalism which is required on the job at all times
  • Excellent ability to cope with high levels of responsibility and with confidential matters
  • Excellent knowledge of industry and country laws and regulations covered by the company’s operations

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Application Deadline

10th May 2019

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