ExxonMobil is one of the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas companies. Exxon Mobil Corporation is committed to being the world’s premier petroleum and chemical manufacturing company. To that end, we must continuously achieve superior financial and operating results while adhering to high ethical standards.

ExxonMobil’s business in Nigeria is conducted through individual operating companies. These include: Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited Mobil Oil Nigeria.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the job vacancy at ExxonMobil Nigeria.

Job Description:

MPN is conducting a search to fill its Senior Counsel position. The Senior Counsel will be responsible for managing part of a challenging and high-profile portfolio and provide advisory services to the Nigeria Upstream Senior Leadership Team.


The successful applicant will be highly motivated with a proven track record of excellence.

What you will do

  • Work closely with and advise the General Counsel on significant matters
  • Interface and coordinate within the ExxonMobil Law Department
  • Represent MPN in the negotiation, drafting and implementation of agreements supporting a wide variety of transactions and operations in the oil and gas industry
  • Responsible for managing some high-profile litigation and arbitration dockets, including case evaluation, and provide input regarding retention of outside counsel, developing strategic plan for significant matters, reporting on case status
  • Responsible for developing and delivering an effective legal compliance training program and providing ongoing advice
  • on legal compliance issues

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice in Nigeria
  • Strong academic record; LLM preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant legal work
  • Experience with legal compliance issues (e.g., antitrust, and anti-corruption)
  • Experience with strategically managing litigation and arbitration matters
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience:

    • Experience with drafting and negotiating complex agreements
    • Demonstrated record of leadership and initiative
    • Oil and gas industry experience
    • Experience in multinational corporate legal department
  • Experience in effectively managing teams of lawyers and developing talent
  • Issue Diagnosis & Resolution
  • Negotiating & Influencing
  • Strategic thinking
  • Highest ethical standards and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong analytical and research skills and ability to exercise sound business judgment
  • Ability and desire to work both independently and as a member of an integrated team
  • Able and willing to travel internationally.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should Apply by Clicking the Button below.

    Deadline: Not Specified



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