Providus Bank Recruitment for Team Lead, Legal Drafting and Review

Providus Bank Recruitment for Team Lead, Legal Drafting and Review

Providus Bank is inviting applications from interested and qualified candidates to fill the vacant position in the bank. See the application process, position requirements, qualifications, Providus Bank recruitment closing date, and other registration processes for interested candidates below


Providus Bank Plc is a Personal and Private commercial bank in Nigeria with strength in IT infrastructure and digital channels to support fin-techs and businesses.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Lead, Legal Drafting and Review

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • To ensure that the bank’s business/operational transactions are properly documented and comply with legal requirements and extant rules to minimise potential exposure ligation or any conceivable liabilities in the bank’s business relationships, thereby reinforcing the tone of a compliance culture

Job Role and Responsibilities

  • Reviews and provides ongoing legal advice on MOUs, Contracts, and tender documents on different aspects of the bank’s business and operation transactions to confirm legal acceptability and adequacy.
  • Assists with the formulation, application and update of the legal compliance checklists for all the business units to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required for any business/operational transaction is, as required.
  • Prepares and reviews legal drafts on business/operational transactions in support of and consultation with relevant units using acceptable precedents.
  • Liaises with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action are or will be taken to protect/project the bank’s interest and mitigate any impact on business operations.
  • Provides specialist advice and guidance on legal protection to management decisions and actions, especially in relation to probate matters, contracts management and the bank’s obligations.
  • Provides and interprets legal information/documentation, as well as conducting training and disseminating appropriate legal requirements to staff.
  • Monitors and reviews the execution of business and operational transactions of the bank to ensure full compliance with the bank’s policy guidelines and statutory obligations.
  • Documents, collates, and prepares periodic (weekly, monthly and quarterly etc.) reports on the legal drafts, reviews and legal advisory for executive management meetings and regulatory bodies.
  • Handles the filing of all the executed contracts within the bank’s contracts filing system and reviews to ensure that all material contracts are audit ready for diligence activities.
  • Attends to Branches’ requests in respect of matter arising from day-to-day operations which require legal advice/guidance.
  • Assists the Head of Legal Services in the Unit’s involvement in, and compliance with the Bank’s Information Security Management Policies, Business Continuity Management, BS25999, ISO 27001, and initiatives, Internal Audit outcomes and compliance with recommendations, ICAFAS, Business Performance Management, PSQA etc.

Requirements for Providus Bank Recruitment

  • Minimum of First Degree in Law and
  • Results orientation (includes focus on delivery)
  • Sector and market knowledge.
  • Knowledge of corporate law, legal drafting, and review of legal documents
  • Attention to details.
  • Independence & Objectivity.
  • Professional Certificate of Barrister at Law (LL. B) is compulsory.
  • Professional legal practice and experience of not less than 5 years. Legal practice in chambers shall be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and use of technology-based tools for controls and data security compliance
  • Negotiation (as it relates to back and forth with counterparties on terms to be captured in a contract).

How to Apply for Providus Bank Recruitment

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline for Providus Bank Recruitment

24th November, 2023.

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