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Vertical Optimization ( provides process design and business development support for companies in emerging markets.  Over the years, we have been committed to improving opportunities for small businesses in emerging markets by way of expanded access to productive capacity, and/or facilitated market access. Our services tend to focus on agricultural, industrial and manufacturing clientele.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Staff Attorney (Commercial Law / Alternative Dispute Resolution)

Location: Umuahia, Abia State

Job Description /  Responsibilities
We are seeking two (2) staff attorneys to join our management team to support our business development efforts. This position will provide support to clients by providing general guidance and support in commercial transactions as well as  alternative dispute resolution.  Successful candidates would be expected to do the following:

  • Provide transactional, institutional, corporate affairs, and general administrative support.
  • Work closely with the corporate finance staff on transactions, partnerships, valuations and acquisitions when needed.
  • Provide timely and strategic legal advice to management.
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
  • Provide general guidance on business development and related operational endeavors.
  • Conduct hearings to obtain information or evidence relative to disposition of claims between clients.
  • Use effective alternative dispute resolution techniques to facilitate communication and effectuate resolution between disputants.

Job Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will bring a solid legal background as well as strong quantitative aptitude. Furthermore, candidates will be expected to bring good solid judgment and an amiable personality in addition to the core legal skills outlined above.
  • Strong interest in business development, entrepreneurship, manufacturing, agricultural or industrial development would be highly advantageous in this role.
  • In addition to a solid legal background, training and/or experience in alternative dispute resolution is necessary for this position.
  • Prior experience as an entrepreneur, investment banker, valuation analyst, or similar market-facing positions would be extremely beneficial.
  • This position is based in Umuahia and successful candidates must be able to relocate for the position.
  • Upon confirmation of employment, employees enjoy health insurance, pension, educational & training benefits.

Application Closing Date
June 1st, 2022

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the job title shown above as the subject of the mail. Applications without cover letters will be deemed non-responsive. Only successfully screened candidates will be contacted for further consideration.


Location Old Umuahia, Abia State.
Lagos, Nigeria
Nigeria - National
Field Attorney
Regulatory & Corporate Affairs Specialist
Time A
Date 31 March 2022
Start Date 30 May 2022
Length of Employment Indefinite
Contract Employment Contract
Company name Vertical Optimization, LLC Visit company page
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Vertical Optimization, LLC, provides process design and business development services to businesses to support industrial and commercial development projects in emerging markets. To learn more about us, visit:

Name Vertical Optimization Human Capital Services
Phone +12023706165