Job Vacancy For Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs Directorate

Job Purpose

• To provide technical, operational support and administrative leadership for the management of the legal and corporate affairs of the authority

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides inputs for the formulation of policies
• Ensures the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities of the Directorage
• Ensures the efficient and effective management of the human, material and financial resources of the Directorate
• Provides input for negotiations on IT service legal agreements with service providers
• Ensures an efficient, effective and sustainable operation of the authority automated system and its integrity
• Ensures the preparation of budget and work plan for the Directorate
• Supervise the development and implementation of prosecution, litigation, and ADR strategies
• Interpret laws, rules and regulations and supervise prosecution, litigation, and ADR strategies
• Liaise with other Directorates of the authority to ensure compliance with laws, rules and regulations
• Liaise with attorney general's department and other stakeholders for the preparation and review of legal documents and processes
• Supervise the preparation of draft legal documents
• Provide legal advocacy on behalf of the authority
• Provide input for legal advice
• Oversees the design and implementation of the communication strategy authority
• Supervises the insurance of press releases on the Authority's activities, nurtures relations with the media and organises media briefings
• Recommends appropriate action on media coverage of the Authority's and activities
• Oversee public education and sensitization on the authority policies, programmes and activities
• Oversees the creation of corporate literature and other forms of communication media
• Oversees the development and maintenance of a database on key stakeholders of the authority

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a Master's degree from an accredited tertiary institution in law or social sciences or Mass Communication, Communication studies, International Relations or any other relevant fields
• Must be a professional lawyer
• Must have a relevant industry skill-based certifications
• Must have relevant working experience in IT
• A minimum of 10 years post-call relevant work experience in a reputable organisation, 5 years of which must be in a senior management position
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission


• Extensive leadership, networking, monitoring and management skills
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Very good knowledge in public financial management and labour laws and regulations
• Very good knowledge of relevant IT application
• Extensive negotiation, lobbying and conflict management skills
• Extensive knowledge and experience in food and drugs and related industry
• Extensive knowledge and experience in standards and guidelines of food and drugs management
• Good ethical standard

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be addressed to the Chief Executive Office at:

Closing Date: 17 May, 2024