Specialist, Legal Services (Contract & Advisory)

9mobile Nigeria

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9mobile, is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.



Job Summary:

Assist in drafting and interpreting contractual agreements and ensure that all contracts entered into by EMTS are consistent with corporate and governmental laws, rules and regulations.


Principal Functions

Assist the Manager, Legal Services (ContractsAdvisory) in providing legal advice to assigned departments and divisions legal issues arising from contracts.

Draft contracts and legal agreements including memoranda of understanding (MoUs) or agreement (MoAs), letters of intent and other related documents.

Research and proffer opinion on any legal inquiries issues of a contractual nature arising out of the interpretation and application of contracts and agreements.

Assist in ensuring that terms and conditions set out in contractual documentation are legally valid, consistent with EMTS'spolicies, rules and regulations, and are in the organization's best interest.

Participate in drafting and finalising tenderdocumentation.

Assist in litigation by or against contractors or other counterparties arising out of contracts, agreements, or similar documentation.

Review documentation and ensure that contracts, agreements, and tenders comply with agreed and approved conditions and make recommendations to the Manager, Legal Services.

Monitor and respond to feedback from the respectiveEMTS departments as required.

Maintain a database of all contractual documents and related legal documentation.

Liaise with relevant units/teams/functions in carrying out all relevant activities.

Attend team/divisional/departmental meetings asrequired.

Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the manager, Legal Services.

Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Legal Services.



Educational Requirements

First degree in Law.

Experience, Skills & Competencies:

Three (3) to Five (5) years post NYSC work experience in a Law firm or telecoms environment

Legal Research

Contract Drafting

Legislation and Compliance

Problem Solving


Passion for excellence


Empowering people

Growing people


Customer Focus

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9mobile Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years