Legal Associate at Prospa

  • Entry Level
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Prospa

Legal Associate 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

  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies, and ensure that they are in compliance with all applicable statutory or regulatory requirements
  • Assist with the development, revision, and/or implementation of a contract management system, compliance policies, and best practice procedures
  • Drive awareness with regulatory and statutory directives and requirements
  • Support in liaising and engaging with regulatory bodies/authorities
  • Keep abreast of, monitor and analyse regulatory trends and changes in regulatory directives, rules and regulations
  • Prepare and assist with legal and corporate filings and reports
  • Work on business registration and incorporation

Who we’re looking for

  • Advanced legal reasoning skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Organizational and collaborative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills.

What you’ll need

  • Experience working as a legal associate or legal assistant in a corporate establishment or in a law firm
  • Experience working with agreements, including drafting and preparing simple amendments to standard templates
  • Ability to work with a wide range of contract types including service agreements, amendments, addendums, schedules and statements of work
  • Experience supporting a legal team in a fast-paced and high volume environment
  • Ability to understand & implement various CBN reporting requirements (CBN-CRMS), and closely work with Finance and engineering to manage reporting and compliance obligations.
  • Experience with legal software solutions (e.g., contract lifecycle management, workflow automation, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor of Laws from a reputable university & member of the Nigeria Bar Association with preferred or equivalent practical experience
  • Previous tech industry or handling assignments or projects within Fintech is a huge plus

Benefits?

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

Like what you see?

If you’re thinking: “This is totally me!” we’d love to hear from you; apply!

To apply for this job, click on this link --> ng.indeed.com.

Legal Associate at Prospa
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