Legal and Regulatory Affairs Manager at Prospa

  • Entry Level
  • Full Time
  • Lagos


Legal and Regulatory Affairs Manager at Prospa

About us

Prospa is building the operating system for 40 m Nigerian entrepreneurs. With our mobile app, business owners can open a business bank account in 5 minutes and get powerful tools to run a business (Invoicing, CRM, Inventory, e-commerce +More).

Prospa is backed by Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures. Immad Akhund CEO of Mercury, Karim Atiyeh CTO of Ramp, executives from Square, Facebook, and Nubank and many other well respected angels and funds.

What you’ll do

  • Support the delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals, strategies and priorities.
  • Understand and advise business on various laws, regulations and standards in various jurisdictions of business operation including international obligations
  • Advise and address business/operations queries and any changes resulting in regulatory approvals. Maintain proper corporate interactions with the relevant local, state, federal governmental and international bodies to ensure the business is up-to-date with the changing regulatory environment
  • Review and provide advice to the business on matters concerning applicable laws, licensing and contracts required for operation of the business
  • Work with risk and compliance to review applications for new activities/businesses and ensure conduct of activities are in line with regulations
  • Draft, review, negotiate, finalize business contracts including client and vendor contracts across various business needs
  • Prepare and defend the business interests in commercial contracts and in a court of law whenever required.
  • Inform and educate employees on matters that are associated with regulations and industry practices through internal policies
  • Help the business understand the risks and opportunities in new and upcoming laws and regulations.

What you’ll need

  • A strong legal background
  • Experience working in the Fintech industry
  • Good knowledge of applicable MFB regulations and related compliances
  • Experience liaising with external agencies and regulatory bodies
  • Should be able to articulate queries well and provide satisfactory solutions to business while ensuring compliance with applicable regulations
  • A proven record of success in a management level, preferably in the banking and finance industry.
  • Experience building and managing teams and structures
  • Multi-tasking, while being able to manage time and priorities
  • Should have strong problem-solving abilities in order to identify issues and remedy them as necessary
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Be highly motivated and results driven
  • Highly organized
  • Strong work ethic
  • Proactive nature


  • Medical cover
  • Pension
  • Paid time off (leave days)
  • Career development opportunities

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