Job Vacancy For Company Secretary and Lawyer


• VisionFund Ghana Micro Credit Limited requires the services of a Company Secretary and Lawyer. The Company Secretary and Lawyer is responsible for the efficient administration of a company, particularly ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
• He/She is also responsible for ensuring that the institutions contracts are appropriate and executed in a legally acceptable manner
• He/She is expected to work with the VisionFund Ghana Board, providing administrative support for the board
• The Company Secretary and Lawyer is expected to ensure that decisions of the board are implemented on behalf of VisionFund Ghana Micro Credit Limited in a timely manner

Secretariat functions

• Draft and review agreements and corporate documentation related to the day-to-day business of the company to ensure the correct status thereof in accordance with the pertinent legislative framework
• Ensure that the business of the company is conducted in accordance with its objectives is contained in its memorandum of association
• Ensure compliance with the provisions of companies law and rules made there-under and other statutes and by-laws of the company
• Ensure that the affairs of the company are managed in accordance with its objects contained in the articles of association and the provisions of the companies law
• Prepare meeting agenda in consultation with the board chair and other documents for all the meetings of the board of directors
• Arrange with and to call and hold meetings of the board and to prepare accurate record of proceedings
• Attend broad meetings in order to ensure that the legal requirements are fulfilled and provide such information as necessary
• Prepare in consultation with the Board Chair, agenda and other documents for general meetings
• Arrange in consultation with the Chairman the annual and extraordinary general meetings of the company and attend such meetings to ensure compliance with legal requirements and to make correct record thereof.
• Prepare, approve, sign and seal agreements leases, legal forms, and other official documents on the company's behalf, when authorised by the board of Directors or the executive responsible
• Advise, in conjunction with the company's solicitors, the Chief Executive Office (CEO) or other executive, in respect of legal matters, as required
• To have custody of the seal of the company
• Carry on correspondence with directors of the company on various matters
• Deal with all correspondence between the company and shareholders

Qualification Required & Experience

• Qualified professional company secretary with legal background
• Full or partial ICSA qualification with experience in a similar role for not less than 3 years

Desirable Skills

• Demonstrate a good team spirit, team building
• Should have a good track record of integrity, conduct and firm with controls
• Ability to work effectively under pressure with good presentation skills (oral/written)
• Experience of good public relations skills and ability to relate well with people from diverse backgrounds
• Attention to detail and has foresight
• Smart in appearance, well-groomed and a good sense of humour
• Must demonstrate skills of one who is dynamic, innovative, proactive and self-motivated
• Must be a practising Christian

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested individuals should send their applications (applications letter & CV) titled: Company Secretary & Lawyer to:

Closing Date: 17 May, 2024