Responsibilities

Compliance

  • Develop, implement and manage the compliance framework to achieve the Company’s goal of regulatory compliance at all times.
  • Ensure information flow to internal and external stakeholders are reliable, correct and approved in line with regulatory requirements and business sustainability at all times.
  • Ensure compliance and timely delivery of all routine and adhoc reports per Ikeja Electric’s regulatory obligations.
  • Classify various stakeholders and understand regulatory or contractual relationship (orders, codes statutes or agreements etc.) thereby developing a framework to highlight duties, obligations, roles, penalties, remedies, dispute resolution, risk and mitigation strategy in line with governance and compliance expectations.
  • Conduct periodic compliance assessments of the Company’s adherence to laws, regulations, orders, policies and processes.
  • Prepare management reports regarding compliance operations.
  • Coordinate or oversee regulatory submissions and reporting activities.
  • Track all issues referred to compliance up to and including resolution.

Corporate Governance

  • Implement, manage and embed a corporate governance and compliance framework for Ikeja Electric and ensure that there are policies, processes, procedures and risk management guidelines required to maximize shareholders and stakeholder values.
  • Support the development and implementation of a culture of governance and compliance at Ikeja Electric in line with the Board approved policies and the Code of Corporate Governance.
  • Ensure continuous awareness of all staff and other stakeholders of Ikeja Electric on governance and regulatory requirements – via training and newsletters.
  • Develop and review policies and processes.
  • Advise Management on the company’s compliance with laws and regulations, and their impact through detailed reports/advisory memos.
  • Provision of operational support and practical advice, geared towards effective and efficient management of the company’s regulatory compliance risks.
  • Develop the Company’s annual Sustainability Report.
  • Provide company secretarial support.

Minimum qualifications

  • Corporate Administration - (Policy development, formulation and implementation)
  • Stakeholder management – (Negotiation and Conflict resolution)
  • Good knowledge of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry
  • Good knowledge of risk management.
  • Strong ability to analyze data, prepare reports, policies, presentations and legal opinions
  • Good knowledge of key regulatory requirements as it relates to the business
  • Good investigative skills
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office applications – especially, Excel, Powerpoint and Word

Technical Competencies

  • Additional professional certification would be an added advantage e.g ICSA, ACAMS
  • A degree in Law and professional certification from the Nigerian Law School
  • A minimum of 4 years of cognate experience in corporate governance, compliance, corporate / commercial law or a relevant discipline such as risk management, internal control, ethics management or internal audit.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Drive and enthusiasm in getting things done
  • Ability to interact with all cadres of staff
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to evaluate complex compliance issues and make appropriate recommendations
  • Proficient analytical skills
  • Ability to work under minimal/moderate supervision and as a team
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and perform well under pressure
  • Ability to adapt in a positive manner to rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to supervise others
  • Possess a high degree of ethics, integrity and professionalism
  • Resourceful and always willing to learn and impart knowledge