British American Tobacco Recruitment for Corporate Counsel


British American Tobacco Recruitment for Corporate Counsel – British American Tobacco is about opportunity of decision – whether it’s our kin or our items.

Joined with our entrepreneurial soul, it’s what’s driven our wonderful achievement.

We began exchanging tobacco once again a hundred years prior.

Today, we’re a multibillion dollar organization with more than 200 brands in our portfolio.

With strong positions in each of our local markets, our future looks similarly brilliant as well.

We are enlisting to fill the position beneath:

Title: Corporate Counsel
Job Number: 20281BR
Location: Lagos
Appointment type: Permanent
Key Deliverables

  • British American Tobacco has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Counsel to join our team in Lagos.
  • Reporting to the Area Head of Litigation and Regulation, the job holder will provide operational and strategic legal support to the BAT business, covering commercial transactions, finance matters, company secretarial matters, contract management, legal compliance, risk management, dispute resolution, employment law, intellectual property management, and records management

Essential Requirements:

  • A lawyer with professional legal qualifications and practical commercial legal experience of not less than 8 (eight) years.
  • Ability to manage and direct external lawyers and consultants.
  • Ability to organise, prepare and deliver PowerPoint presentations
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Ability to formulate, advise on and implement legal strategy within a multinational business context
  • Working knowledge of commercial law, company law and company secretarial management, finance, tax, employment law
  • Good commercial judgment; ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision;

Desirable Requirements:
Legal skills must be complemented by related management skills / business knowledge to:

  • Handle the complete range of business issues
  • Assess and respond to priorities
  • Advanced communication skills, including excellent writing skills and the ability to create and present power point presentations to top management
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work well as a member of a multi-disciplinary and multi-dimensional team.
  • Inspire sufficient confidence in management / contribute to the realisation of business objectives.
  • Highly developed business and people management skills.
  • A sound commercial awareness and practical approach
  • Good commercial judgement; ability to understand the aims of the BAT business;

Application Method
Interested candidates should:
Click here to apply

Deadline  6th February, 2018.

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