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12 Apr 2023

Legal Officer at Dangote Industries Limited

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Job Description

Provide general and specialized legal support services to DC Ghana and DC Sierra Leone in liaison with Legal Department DCP HQ through the Regional Counsel.

Ensure that DC Ghana and DC Sierra Leone are compliant with the legal and regulatory requirements of the operating environment and legal risks to the business are controlled and mitigated.

Key Duties And Responsibilities

Review cases filed against the company, appraise merits/demerits of the cases, defense available (if any), profile suitable law firm that will defend the company, negotiate terms of engagement, and obtain approval to instruct the law firm accordingly.

  • Ensuring timely filings of statutory reports and returns in liaising with relevant Departments and Units and renewal of licenses and permits.
  • Review and drafting of contracts and Service Level Agreements.
  • Providing legal advisory services to business as may be requested.
  • Appraise and identify outstanding governance issues for the companies; Liaise/engage professionals to ensure that appropriate steps are taken to comply with the laws.
  • Registration/dissolution of companies upon request; Registration of trademarks and other intellectual properties; monitoring for infringement and liaising with professional advisors to ensure protection of the marks.
  • Oversee the extraction and collation of relevant materials to facilitate the preparation of legal reports.
  • Function a the company’s primary liaison with external counsel (where required) and ensure effective relationship management.
  • Participate in the appointment/selection of DC Ghana and DC Sierra Leone external counsel/ solicitors.
  • Monitor litigation cases, manage the organisation’s legal exposure and ensure adequate representation is provided for DC Ghana and DC Sierra Leone
  • Assist in preparing and reviewing regulatory dispute resolution submissions and advise on regulatory matters.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of a database of all litigation/ dispute resolution cases and their associated documents



  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) and BL (Ghana)
  • Relevant post graduate degree or professional qualifications.
  • 5 – 10 years post-call related work experience, preferably in manufacturing.

Skills And Behaviours

  • Basic understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Good knowledge of Companies product offerings.
  • Sound and up-to-date knowledge of corporate governance laws, issues, trends, etc.
  • Knowledge, understanding and ability to interpret Board procedures.
  • Diplomacy and good interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skill


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 24th April, 2023

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