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Legal Officer, Corporate & Investment Banking At Stanbic IBTC Bank

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Standard Bank is a strong advocate in the technical revolution, in order to assist them to make sure of brilliant client service and cutting edge financial solutions. Their growing worldwide success reflects their devotion to the latest solutions, the best personnel, and a uniquely flexible and pulsating working culture. To assist them to propel their success into the future, they are searching for resourceful people to join their dedicated team at their offices. They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

Job Title: Legal Officer, Corporate & Investment Banking

Job ID: 43797
Location: Lagos
Job Sector: Banking

Job Purpose

  • The Legal Officer reports to the Head, Corporate & Investment Banking Legal
  • Working closely with other Corporate & Investment Banking (“CIB”) Lawyers, the job holder will provide legal, regulatory, reputational and transactional advice and support in relation to the Client Coverage, Investment Banking, Global Markets and Transactional Products and services activities of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC and Stanbic IBTC Capital Limited (together “Stanbic IBTC”), with the objective of assisting the business leaders of those businesses in achieving their business goals in a manner consistent with sound risk management.
  • Partnering with the CIB embedded Legal teams in the Africa Regions countries and Johannesburg and the CIB Legal team Africa Regions to ensure an aligned and consistent level of service to the business.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities
Provide legal support to the client coverage, investment banking, global markets, and transactional products and services businesses:

  • Engaging and working closely with external legal counsel as and when required and ensuring their accountability, cost efficiency and competitiveness and excellence in expertise and service delivery.
  • Working closely with other CIB Lawyers to identify legal risks, providing actionable, solution-orientated advice to mitigate those risks, reporting incidents of non-compliance as necessary and ensuring risks are properly understood and mitigated;
  • Where appropriate, drafting legal documentation;
  • Manage all legal implementation of transactions.

Develop and maintain strong and lasting relationships with various stakeholders across the organization:

  • Proactively develop and manage strong working relationships with front office staff and across business units.
  • Build and maintain strong networks of internal clients and external parties.
  • Engaging and working collaboratively with deal team members in cross border and multi jurisdictions to develop a harmonised approach to common issues and policies;
  • Gain confidence of credit and other committees as a trusted legal adviser.
  • Work within the CIB Legal team but independently on transactions.
  • Build relationships with external counsel and other members of the CIB Legal team.
  • Handle difficult situations tactfully and diplomatically.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Qualifications and Experience:

  • LLB Law Degree
  • BL Degree with at least 5 years post qualification experience with a solid technical grounding in corporate and commercial law, capital markets, banking and finance, corporate banking, syndicated loans, corporate finance and derivatives.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the legal and regulatory frameworks in Nigeria governing various aspects of corporate and investment banking;
  • Risk Management – Understands and manages strategic and operational risk within the relevant legal agreements, including understanding and conforming to the relevant processes and procedures within Legal (Risk) and all the CIB areas.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Financial literacy (basic understanding of finance and financial terminology and concepts).

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise
Technical Competencies:

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  • Legal Drafting
  • Legal knowledge
  • Legal compliance
  • Financial industry regulatory framework
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Risk awareness

Application Closing Date
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