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Legal & Compliance Manager at SYNLAB Nigeria


SYNLAB is the leading laboratory services provider in Nigeria. SYNLAB offers a full range of innovative and reliable medical diagnostics for patients, practicing doctors, hospitals and corporate organizations. The services also encompass environmental laboratory analysis. SYNLAB Nigeria is a part of the SYNLAB Group which operates in more than 40 countries across four continents. SYNLAB Nigeria operates 26 facilities across Nigeria

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Legal & Compliance Manager
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Implementation, continuous improvement, and monitoring of Synlab’s Compliance Programme within the respective region in close cooperation with Group Compliance, in harmony with the local state and industry regulations / laws (to apply whatever is stricter)

Job Description

  • Implementation of the Group Compliance Programme within the respective country /region and monitoring of implementation, preparation of reporting’s to the Group Compliance Committee
  • Advising SYNLAB Members and third parties in the respective country / region on the SYNLAB Code of Conduct and supporting compliance policies and providing training
  • Determination of appropriate monetary thresholds and approval steps relating to matters contemplated in the ABC and Sanctions Guidelines; providing reporting to the Group Compliance Committee on approvals of all gifts, invitations, hospitality, donations and sponsoring as outlined in the ABC and Sanctions Guideline
  • Drafting, implementing, and overseeing local compliance guidelines and procedures, in harmony with the local state and industry regulations / laws (to apply whatever is stricter)
  • Liaise with Company Legal representatives on legal issues
  • Provide administrative support to other department
  • Management of correspondence (internal/external) for the organisation
  • Maintaining filling system and administration – Electronic and manual
  • Preparation for meetings and taking minutes at meetings
  • Quality management documentation
  • Preparing necessary document for Management, Leadership and Board meetings
  • Handling of correspondences coming in and going out of the organisation
  • In the event of potentially serious compliance violations, responsibility to stop the activities in question; immediate reporting of the violation to the Group Compliance Committee and when appropriate the local CEO
  • Identification of compliance risks and performance of periodic compliance audits with the support of the Group Compliance Manager
  • Provide legal advice and opinion to business units

Knowledge, Skill And Experience

  • Degree, professional qualification or equivalent in Law
  • 4-7 years’ relevant experience (Post NYSC)
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Experience of successfully leading and managing a diverse team.
  • Experience of working collaboratively and in partnership with other organizations, with demonstrable experience of delivery across organizational boundaries.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and effectively managing change in large complex environments
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail.
  • Good knowledge of Legal requirement and procedures
  • Brilliant oral and written communication skills.
  • Sound judgment and exceptional reasoning skills
  • strong negotiation skills



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email


Application Deadline 30th June, 2021.

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