Deloitte Quality, Independence, Risk and Reputation - Legal Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Deloitte Quality, Independence, Risk and Reputation - Legal Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of quality, risk, regulatory and compliance support activities to ensure a high standard of compliance. Depending on experience possessed by the candidate, he/she will also provide legal support to the team as and when required.

Other duties to be performed by the ideal candidate include the following:

  • Review draft, review and negotiate client and vendor contracts;

  • Provide legal advice for management of risk;

  • Ensure compliance with legislation, professional regulations, policies, procedures, and standards of conduct;

  • Perform directorships searches of contractors and firm staff and follow up on exceptions;

  • Support RIL in engagement acceptance procedures (risk management committee’s approval; background/internet checks/anti-money);

  • Support the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and other Managers in RIL in other roles as may be assigned


  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree Bachelor’s degree (LL.B., B.L., etc.) in Law with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.

  • Have a minimum of credit in five WASSCE/GCE/NECO Ordinary Level subjects or acceptable equivalent examination, including Mathematics and English Language in one sitting only.

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience

  • Applicants must have a keen interest in developing their skills in the Risk and Independence areas of the business.

  • A fair understanding of Risk Management and Regulatory requirements for different industries will also be valuable


  • Be of proven integrity, giving attention to confidentiality requirements

  • Possess excellent writing and oral communication/presentation skills

  • Have ability to maintain a professional outlook and carriage at all times

  • Be willing to learn new skills in the broad activities
    that Risk and Independence now cover

  • Must be analytical and possess effective decision making skills

  • Must also have the ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize workloads and pay attention to detail

  • Have the ability to follow through on assigned tasks and proactively seek guidance, clarifications and feedback

  • Be prepared to work extra hours from time to time to ensure that all business units have their service requests dealt with promptly

  • Be a good team player, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Proficiency in the use of MS-office tools i.e. Excel, Word and Power-point

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Quality, Independence, Risk and Reputation - Legal Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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