Principal Manager (Legal) – Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

Job Description

Job Description

  • Reviewing transaction documents filed by applicants in support of their applications with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. 
  • Reviewing and proffering legal opinions on diverse matters. 
  • Reviewing and advising on power purchase agreements. 
  • Reviewing and advising on project finance arrangements and documentation. 
  • Reviewing and advising on gas supply arrangements. 
  • Provision of legal advice on activities affecting the Commission’s operations. 
  • Development of work plans for the legal unit and allocation of tasks to team members. 
  • Coordination and maintenance of relationships with applicants and other stakeholders. 
  • Coordination and maintenance of relationships with other departments/units in the Commission. 
  • Maintaining records of all applications and ensuring compliance with stipulated timelines for the completion of applications. 
  • Supporting the legal division with other tasks.  

Qualification / Skills

  • Bachelor of Laws, B.L. Advanced degrees like Master of Laws or Masters of Business Administration will be an advantage. 
  • Required skills; Ability to write and communicate excellently in English, a team player, a self-starter that works well under pressure, great levels of empathy and excellent public speaking/presentation skills. 
  • Minimum years of experience: 15 years post call experience with keen focus on corporate commercial law, project financing, corporate finance, infrastructure development, electricity/energy law and constitutional/administrative law.
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