Contract Compliance & Legal Officer at XPO Marine Services Limited

Contract Compliance & Legal Officer at XPO Marine Services Limited

XPO Marine Services is an integrated provider of offshore marine support services to the oil and gas industry in West Africa. We offer a wide spectrum of services, ranging from Vessel Chartering, Survey & Geotechnical Services, Subsea IMR, Well Intervention Services, General EPC Services, and Offshore Waste Management Services.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:


Job Title: Contract Compliance & Legal Officer

Loaction: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

About the Job
Contract Management and Administration:

  • Develop, negotiate and evaluate contracts on behalf of the Company
  • Advise and enforce the company rights and ensure the company meets its obligations in each project by communicating expectations to relevant departments
  • Monitor key contract dates to ensure all contract terms are applied timely and correctly
  • Manage legal, project and contracting risk of the company and ensure that any contractual or legal matter affecting the Project execution is properly addressed
  • Liaise with other departments and third party representative regularly to address issues that may arise from each contract renewal, contract award, contract resolutions and contract follow-up action items.
  • Provide contract status reports to management for review.
  • Carry out evaluations and provide close out reports for each project and identify gaps and areas of improvement.
  • Assist the other team in preparing requests and responses for contractual interpretations and providing responses to requests for contract clarification, deviations or changes.


  • Ensure that business operations are in line with all applicable laws, regulations, best practices, internal policies and procedures
  • Prepare compliance documentation for statutory, legal, and regulatory purposes
  • Ensure all regulatory licenses, certificates, permits are up to date.
  • Be abreast of regulatory developments and industry initiatives and advise management accordingly.
  • Develop and ensure that the company meets its compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory authorities
  • Develop compliance checklists and prepare compliance reports, as and when due.


  • Negotiate, draft and review all documents that has legal implications for the company prior to execution and implementation with third parties
  • Advise the management and other departments on legal issues and matters relating to or resulting from the company’s operations.
  • Litigation and case management activities
  • Provision of legal, regulatory and compliance support to related entities
  • Maintain legal and statutory records of the company
  • Liaise with professional advisers and consultants such as auditors, external lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • A minimum of 7 years working experience with at least 3 years’ litigation experience and relevant experience preferably within the maritime industry.
  • Being conversant with NCDMB, CAC, NPA. NIMASA and other regulators is an added advantage
  • Ability to work without supervision.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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