Legal Manager at BUA Group

BUA Group is a leading Foods & Infrastructure Conglomerate in Nigeria with diversified investments spanning key sectors of the Nigerian sector. At BUA, we hire collaborative problem- solvers with a self-motivational drive from all backgrounds and provide training, unlocking opportunities to advance in your career path within the organization.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Reporting To: Group Chief Legal Officer, BUA Group
Internally Relates With: Head of Business Units/ Function Heads
Externally Relates To: External Service Providers.

Job Objectives

  • Ensure that our company’s processes remain in compliance with all existing laws and regulations.
  • Provide any needed legal counsel. Interpret and clarify any vague language in-laws and regulations as they apply to the company.
  • Aid with the drafting of contracts and other legal agreements used by the company.

Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities
Specifically, the candidate’s duties will include:

  • Drafting and review of contracts, agreements and other legal documents, instruments, or legal issues.
  • Promptly monitor, alert and advise on identified and potential risks and threats in the company’s regulatory environment with respect to issues of contracts, key regulatory compliance and local content compliance
  • Review, draft, project-manage and negotiate a wide range of legal and commercial agreements with governments, government agencies, joint venture partners and Communities.
  • Provide comprehensive legal advice on proposed policies, decisions and actions; contracting, litigation, leases, procurement, employment, corporate governance, regulatory compliance; intellectual property matters and other issues, as they arise.
  • Liaise with relevant regulatory authorities, joint venture partners and other stakeholders.
  • Promptly and properly monitor execution and rendition of returns on all regulatory compliance status and returns from relevant business units and interfaces.
  • Interface and monitor external consultants and solicitors for effective delivery of legal jobs / assignments.
  • provide legal advice for all of the Company’s operations and joint venture businesses in Nigeria. He/she will ensure compliance with the Group’s corporate legal policies, local and international laws, statutory requirements, and, partner agreements.


  • Applicant must possess LLB from a reputable university. Possession of a higher degree will be of advantage.
  • Membership of the Nigerian Bar Association or any other relevant professional body is essential,
  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with Nigeria’s legal and regulatory framework for E&P businesses is essential.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as, excellent interpersonal & negotiation skill.
  • Minimum of twelve (5) years’ post-call experience in commercial legal practice, with emphasis in oil and gas industry.
  • Proven experience in assessing legal risks in E&P operations, as well as, proffering legal advice on joint venture agreements, of taker agreements, crude oil agreement etc.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  23rd March, 2024.

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