Job Vacancy For Chief Legal Officer

Role Summary

• Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Legal Officer will provide legal counsel and support in matters relating to contracts, litigation and dispute resolution, credit administration, employment contracts and other related matters.

Qualification Required & Experience

Required Education and Experience profile

• Minimum of 12 years’ work experience and practice at the Bar with at least 5 years in a managerial capacity in a Bank Minimum of a first degree in any discipline. A relevant Master’s degree is an advantage
• Minimum of a first degree in Law or related field.
• Membership of the Ghana Bar Association is required
• Membership of other recognized professional associations in Ghana or abroad is an advantage
• Detailed knowledge and understanding of the legal system and procedures in Ghana.

All applicants must have:

• Consistent track record of goal achievement, stakeholder engagement, professionalism, networking, and collaborative skills
• Leadership and People Management skills, Analytical and
• Problem-solving skills, communication skills (written and oral) .

Established expertise in one or more of the following areas:

• Risk Management
• Total quality management
• Negotiation and arbitration
• Banking operations (domestic & international)
• Investment /portfolio management
• Assets & Liabilities management
• Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG).
• Banking and international financial laws
• Cyber laws, Anti-Money laundering and financial crime
• Advocacy and Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Strategy development and implementation.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To apply, interested candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to gh executive:

[email protected]. The role being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Closing Date: 25 January, 2022

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussions.