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Emploi | Recrutement : Compliance & Legal Consultant

date cloture : 31/07/2022 à
villes : Douala
Categories : Droit
Expérience : 1 - 2 an(s)


Compliance & Legal Consultant




Job Type



·         Identified all legal requirements (laws, regulations, international conventions) as regarding the Petroleum activities in Cameroon;

·         Enumerate all petroleum contracts and sort out provisions concerning the respect of environment and other legal obligations for the Operator;

·         Compare and assess petroleum activities carried out by the Company (***/*** and any other Affiliate) and their legal implications;

·         Advise and mitigate proactively against any risks of violation of legal requirements and compliance obligations;

·         Receive and follow up on reports related to (apparent) breaches of Addax Petroleum’s Compliance Policies;

·         Assist on investigating the matter at hand and proposing appropriate action (including disciplinary measures)

·         Mobilize leadership team to support company compliance drive and ensure appropriate ‘tone from the top’

·         Provide a quarterly report on compliance matters

·         Strengthen training program and enforce materials content to ensure a company’s knowledge of compliance guidelines

·         Coordinate, investigations for compliance issues separately or combined with internal control, internal audit, internal inspections or for a special compliance inspection

·         Perform compliance management inspection and supervision duties within their respective terms of reference.

·         Audit the effectiveness of compliance management and the compliance of business management activities

·         Supervise the performance of compliance duties of the employees

·         Investigate violations and responsibilities within its term of reference

·         Assess all legal instruments relating to environment respect (gas flaring, dump water in the sea level “psi”, pollution) and advise the Company management;

·         Work closely with HSSE representative for environment regulation and Company’s Certification.

N.B: The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned

Educational Requirements

·         M.Sc. in Private laws, or any equivalent related field.

Experience Requirements

·         A minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in a fast-paced environment at a similar level of responsibility.

·         Proven working experience within a multinational /international environment setting would be advantageous.

·         Knowledge of the energy sector, and the upstream operations would be advantageous.

Additional Requirements

·         High attention to detail and in-depth knowledge of national law, (common, labour, business, etc.), and compliance & ethics best practices.

·         Strong interpersonal skills, to develop good working relationships with internal and external counterparties.

·         Good presentation and communication skills.

·         Excellent listening, and negotiation skills.

·         Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.

·         Oral and written fluency both in English and French.

·         Maintain high level of respect for confidentiality

·         The ability to maintain the high level of objectivity, and integrity when engaged in complex cases

·         Manage expectations while assuring appropriate technical quality

·         Act as an advisor, instructor with various range of audience while maintaining diplomatic approach.

·         Understanding the complexity of operations and practices within the energy sector and the Offshore EP in particular

Compensation And Other Benefits


Job Location

Douala, Douala, Cameroon

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