Job Vacancy For Head of Legal & Corporate Affairs

Job Purpose

• Drive and lead the Ghana Legal and Corporate Affairs agenda. government and stakeholder relations, corporate reputation and communications, communities support projects and compliance and governance priorities. Manage and lead Ghana Legal and Corporate Affair Team

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Partner with the business to actively shape regulation affecting the industry and safeguard and improve corporate reputation. Manage relationships with key external stakeholders including Government and the Ghana Revenue Authority, together with industry associations and regulators
• Support the Ghana business and liaise with the Africa Regional and Global management teams
• Together with Legal & Compliance Counsel (reports into this role) provide legal and risk advice on a wide range of commercial transactions and risk assessments, including competition law, litigation and innovation
• Develop, manage and lead the Ghana legal and corporate affairs team, including people development and strategic planning

Key KPIs

• Managing and leading the Ghana Corporate Affairs and Legal agenda and strategy
• Strategy for Government and stakeholder relations, corporate reputation management and corporate brand communications
• Proactive leading on training / compliance and risk management for the Ghana business
• Key advice and strategy across the business (including to the Ghana Country Director)
• Manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
• Drive the agenda in protecting the business interest at a local level and ascertain adherence to business ethics as well as to existing policies
• Supervise and together with Legal & Compliance Counsel, coordinate any material court proceedings and litigation settlements
• Lead and manage key strategic projects and transactions
• Legal responsibility for marketing, advertising and sales promotion materials

Qualification Required & Experience

• Candidate should have both a Corporate Affairs/Communications/External Affairs/Government andor Legal Background, with a minimum of 8 years post qualification experience.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send application to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 January, 2021