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Commercial Lawyer & Company Secretary

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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea



  • Leading organisation boasting a talented commercial team
  • Dynamic industry brimming with challenge and reward
  • Port Moresby residential role

Commercial Lawyer & Company Secretary
  • Leading organisation boasting a talented commercial team
  • Dynamic industry brimming with challenge and reward
  • Port Moresby residential role
Our client's team is serious about professional development and offer attractive company benefits to ensure that employees are empowered to perform at their best. A position at this organisation isn’t just another step in a career – it’s a launching pad.

The role
The successful candidate would be responsible for maintaining administrative and secretarial support to executive management and the board, in addition to providing commercial legal expertise about the commercial viability of transactions while ensuring the company’s contracts, reports and outputs comply with regulatory provisions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure legal compliance with all project-related operational and commercial activities;
  • Represent the company in negotiations, stakeholders and respective legal departments including government entities;
  • Maintain detailed records of board meetings;
  • Liaise with external consultants and utilise your expertise to provide comprehensive legal advice on policies, decisions and actions, compliance with local and international laws and regulatory compliance;
  • Lead and undertake legal due diligence with respect to transactions which the organisation plans to undertake;
In return for your legal expertise and commercial acumen, the successful candidate will receive a competitive remuneration package, support from the organisation’s executive and ongoing professional development.

Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Law with strong commercial law experience
  • Good understanding of commercial law practice (understanding the legal environment for oil and gas will be required)
  • Strong previous experience in a Commercial & Company Secretary position
  • Experience managing company governance policies and ensuring compliance
  • High level of initiative and drive
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A team player – you love to collaborate with brilliant legal minds, management and external stakeholder teams to produce high quality work
If this role sounds like the next step for you in your vibrant corporate career, please submit your application by clicking ‘apply’ and uploading your most recent CV in Microsoft Word format.

This position is open to PNG citizens only.

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