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Oluyemisi Abimbola
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National project officer – capacity building
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2006
Nigeria Law School, Bwari, Abuja.
From 0 to 2004
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State.
From 0 to 1998
Baptist Girls College, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta
No added languages

Experience

Assistant Project Officer, SMEs/NNEW Unit
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association
February 2008 - Present Day (9 years 2 months)

Responsibilities

 Assist in the day to day activities of the Project Office.

 Assist in the preparation of the Network/Business Meetings

o Book for the Venue, Lunch etc.

o Liaise with the Executive to get Speaker. Write letter of invitation

o Publicize/market the Meeting through Newspaper Advert.

 Assist in Organizing & Coordinating workshops(‘Generate Your Business Idea’, ‘Start Your Business’, ‘Improve Your Business’)and seminars.

Pre-programme Arrangements

 Budget for the workshop

 Write and obtain confirmation of availability from consultanats

 Draw up time-table for the programme

 Call facilitators and confirm their availability for the programme and forward letters to them via e-mails and hand delivery.

o Market the workshop to members

 Book for the Venue, tea/break and lunch for the 5 days for the number of participants, facilitators(most times 30 people)

 Publicize/market the Meeting through Punch Newspaper.

 Book laptop & projector

 Buy stationery and stimulants

 Service the meeting of the Advocacy Committee and NNEW Executive

o Write the minutes of the meetings

o Guide the working group in planning, budgeting, and implementing activities

o Implementing activities

o Ensure that all activities are within budget

 Day-to-Day administration of the Networks – NNEW, SME

o Render Consultancy/Advisory Services to members and non-members

o Ensure the database of all members is updated as and when necessary

 Prepare report for all activities of the Project.

 Liaise with the Account Department and Hotels as and when required

 Assist in handle all administrative/logistic work of the Project.

Legal Practitioners
OLU OJUJOH & CO.
September 2006 - December 2007 (1 year 4 months)

Responsibilities

 Meeting with clients to advise them on legal matters

 Creating documents and drawing up contracts relevant to the specific case

 Researching previous cases that may provide information relevant to the current case

 Supervising and overseeing official agreements between parties

 Researching a thorough case history of each case

 Preparing cases and writing legal opinions

 Making sure arguments are fit for court

 Representing clients in the court environment

 Cross-examining witnesses in court

 Holding regular meetings with clients to advise them on progress

 Drawing up legal documents on the behalf of clients

 Settling legal disputes i.e. performing mediations

 Negotiating with those attending a court hearing

 Reading law journals and attending frequent legal courses

 Giving general legal advice

State Counsel
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
September 2006 - September 2007 (1 year 1 month)

Responsibilities

 Protect the innocent

 To prosecute crimes for the state

 Promote the safety and well-being of the public, while seeking out justice

 Meeting with clients to advise them on legal matters

 Creating documents and drawing up contracts relevant to the specific case

 Researching previous cases that may provide information relevant to the current case

 Researching a thorough case history of each case

 Preparing cases and writing legal opinions

 Making sure arguments are fit for court

 Researching a thorough case history of each case

 Representing the State in the court environment

 Cross-examining witnesses in court

 Settling legal disputes i.e. performing mediations

 Negotiating with those attending a court hearing

 Giving general legal advice

Solicitor
ADE ADEMUWAGUN & CO
October 2004 - October 2005 (1 year 1 month)

Responsibilities

 Meeting with clients to advise them on legal matters

 Creating documents and drawing up contracts relevant to the specific case

 Researching previous cases that may provide information relevant to the current case

 Supervising and overseeing official agreements between parties

 Researching a thorough case history of each case

 Holding regular meetings with clients to advise them on progress

 Drawing up legal documents on the behalf of clients

 Settling legal disputes i.e. performing mediations

 Reading law journals and attending frequent legal courses

 Giving general legal advice