Legal Officer at Beneprojecti Nigeria Limited


Beneprojecti Nigeria Limited is an Oil and Gas EPCMM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Management and Marine) Company. We have a reliable team of professionals and qualified engineers with good experience in projects and contract management capabilities to provide quality service to Marine, Energy, Oil and Gas sector of the Nigerian economy. However, we have partnership/ alliances with other reputable servicing companies for the purpose of executing specific projects both Onshore & Offshore in line with the local content policy

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Officer

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Provide authoritative legal advice on a diverse range of highly complex, substantive and procedural questions of law, which may include those related to Marine, NCDMB, Labour and Oil and Gas business operations in Nigeria, West African sub-region and other countries.
  • Drafting and reviewing major agreements, institutional and operational modalities, legal submissions/motions and other legal documents
  • Drives contract lifecycle from drafting through completion of the negotiation process, and / or contract execution; manages contract change control process and related correspondence requiring legal input.
  • Drafting and vetting of MOA, MOU, Bank guarantee, Indemnity Bonds if any, Undertakings and authority letters, vendor contracts, etc.
  • Apply legal expertise in analyzing diverse range of complex and unusual legal issues, problems and developing innovative and creative solutions.
  • Coordinate, write minutes and act as secretary at all meetings.
  • Reviews, drafts and negotiates major account agreements, consulting agreements, special licensing, non-disclosure agreements, terms and amendments for customers.
  • Drafting and Vetting of all legal documents and co-ordination with the panel of lawyers to ensure documents are legally sound.

Qualification and person specification

  • A minimum of second class lower degree in Law (LL. B) and must have been called to the Nigerian bar (B.L)
  • We are looking to hire a Legal officer with at least 2 years’ experience preferable in the Marine / oil and gas sector
  • Preferable a female
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian labour law, Maritime, corporate commercial and public international law
  • Excellent management, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to promote harmonious / cohesive teamwork, in a cross-cultural context;
  • Proven ability to plan long-term, organized priorities and work under administrative and programmatic pressures with detail orientation and professional grace;
  • Highly collaborative and able to establish positive working relationships with senior level management and all other stakeholders to maximize cooperation and productivity

Deadline: 10th October, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as subject of the email.


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