Legal and Compliance Officer Job in Nigeria

iCentra - Founded in 2009, iCentra started operations in Abuja, Nigeria. We embarked on the journey to catalyze positive transformations within the business landscape with a steadfast mission to enhance both individual and organizational performance. We firmly believe in the creation of value not only for our clients but for all stakeholders involved. Since its inception, our company has tirelessly strived to partner with organizations across industries to deliver extraordinary results. Our unwavering commitment to excellence is reflected in our diverse range of expertise, spanning Business Consulting, Technology Solutions, Project Management, and Learning & Development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal and Compliance Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Type: Full Time


  • As a Legal and Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring that the company adheres to legal standards and regulations, developing compliance policies, and providing legal guidance to mitigate risks.


  • Contract Management: Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts with clients and partners.
  • Safeguarding Interests: Protecting the company’s intellectual property and ensuring legal protection.
  • Compliance Oversight: Develop, implement, and oversee compliance policies, procedures, and systems to ensure adherence to relevant laws, regulations, and internal policies.
  • Legal Guidance: Provide legal advice and support to management on legal matters, contracts, regulatory issues, and compliance requirements.
  • Risk Management: Conduct risk assessments and audits to identify potential compliance issues and areas of vulnerability. And minimizing legal risks that could impact the company.
  • Training and Education: Develop and conduct training programs to educate employees on compliance standards and legal obligations.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records and documentation related to compliance activities. Prepare reports for management and regulatory bodies as required.
  • Investigations and Remediation: Investigate compliance breaches or concerns and recommend corrective actions or remediation plans.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external legal counsel to address legal and compliance issues effectively.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law, Business Administration, or related field; Juris Doctor (JD) degree is preferred.
  • Proven experience (typically 5+ years) in legal and compliance roles, preferably within the consulting, technology and/or learning & development industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of laws, regulations, and compliance standards relevant to our industry.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to identifying and mitigating risks.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

  • Compliance Adherence: Level of compliance with laws, regulations, and internal policies.
  • Audit Findings: Outcomes of compliance audits and risk assessments.
  • Training Effectiveness: Effectiveness of compliance training programs through employee feedback and comprehension assessments.
  • Incident Response: Effective handling and resolution of compliance incidents or breaches.
  • Documentation Accuracy: Accuracy and completeness of compliance-related documentation and reports.
  • Legal Issues Management: Efficiency in resolving legal matters. And quality and appropriateness of legal advice provided to management.
  • Stakeholder Satisfaction: Stakeholder satisfaction with legal and compliance support provided.
  • Contract Cycle Time: Time taken to complete the contract negotiation process and documentations.
  • Intellectual Property Protection: Effectiveness of strategies to safeguard company assets.

Application Closing Date
1st February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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