Job Vacancy For Head, Office of Legal Affairs



The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, established by an Act of Parliament, Act 588 of 200, as the sole agency in Ghana responsible for all matters relating to peaceful uses of atomic energy, invites applications for the following position: Head, Office of Legal Affairs

Job Summary

•   The Head, Office of Legal Affairs is the Chief Legal Advisor to the Commission.
•   The person will provide in-house legal counsel, advise and represent the Commission on various legal matters.

The Head, Office of Legal Affairs will report directly to the Director- General.

Duties/Key Responsibilities

•   Provide legal advice to the Commission through the Director-General.
•   Advise on compliance with international nuclear legal instruments.
•   Assist the Attorney General's Department to draft appropriate nuclear legislation when the need arises.
•   Provide legal risk analysis, advice on contract agreements, land issues, memorandum of understanding. etc.
•   Report to management on pending litigation's and agreements.
•   Monitor cases in litigation and coordinate/monitor internal and external legal counsels and report status to Management.
•   Any other duties to be assigned by the Director-General

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must have LLM preferably in international law or related field.
•   Must be a professional Lawyer, called to the Bar and a member of the Ghana Bar Association.
•   Must have Knowledge in legal research techniques, contract drafting and interpretation.
•   Must have at least ten (10) years post-qualification experience in the private and/or public sector.
•   Must be conversant with UN conventions and other international Conventions in the Nuclear and related areas.
•   Must be good team player.
•   Must have excellent inter-personal and communication skills so as to be able to inspire staff.

Tenure: All the positions are for five (5) years only but may be renewed for a second term

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application forms may be obtained at the GAEC Cash Office.

A written application together with nine (9) copies of the completed application forms should be lodged with the Director-General at the address below:

The Director-General
Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
P.O. Box LG 80
Legon Accra

The application should also include:

•   A complete curriculum Vitae (cv) Of the applicant With names and addresses of three referees
•   A two (2)-page Vision Statement for the position of a Director and Head of Department

Closing Date: 26 July, 2019
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