Head of legal & compliance - central, east, and west africa

Nokia

Job Summary

A global leader in the technologies that connect people and things is currently looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of a Head of Legal & Compliance.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Reference Number: 18000004WF 

Job Description

  • The Head of Legal & Compliance - Central, East and West Africa (CEWA) will be generally responsible for overseeing and managing legal support for the Nokia CEWA Market Unit.
  • This position reports into the Head of Legal & Compliance - Middle East and Africa.

Core responsibilities

  • Advising company Regional Management on various regulatory, corporate governance, risk management, business ethics, contracting and other legal matters;
  • Leading a small team of two legal counsels in the CEWA Market Unit, and iii. Ensuring adequate legal support to Customer Operations and other functions in the CEWA Market Unit.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Legal degree. Admission to practice in one of the countries in the region considered as an advantage.
  • Post Qualification Experience
  • Fluent in English. Any additional languages are considered as an advantage
  • Prior exposure to supporting business operations within Central, East and West Africa would be useful
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with senior executives and cross-functional set of colleagues
  • Inherent leadership skills and ability to build effective legal & compliance function with limited resources.
  • Proven ability to build strong and effective relationships with clients and internal business partners
  • Pragmatic, solution-driven approach
  • Ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing environment and perform under pressure
  • High commitment to integrity with the internal fortitude and genuine interest to uphold and enforce Nokia's standards for the highest ethical conduct amidst all the business pressure.

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