Job Vacancy For Legal Counsel

Job Summary

• A person seeking appointment as a Legal Counsel must be an individual who understands the university environment and the management of higher education in Ghana as well as higher education laws and national policies

Specific roles

• Head of the Legal Department of the Institute
• Serve as a the Chief legal adviser of the institute
• Act for the institute on all legal matters
• Vet and review all agreements and contracts of the institute
• Draft, review and interpret all agreements involving or concerning the institute
• Ensure that the institute complies with all national legislayion and regulations on higher education
• Liaise with external solicitors where required
• Assist in the conduct of all disciplinary processes in the institute
• Attend committee and other meetings as designated
• Represent or ensure appropriate representation in all dispute resolution proceedings
• Conduct all external relations that have legal implications on behalf of the institute
• Discharge any other assignments that shall be deemed necessary for the legal department to perform

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must possess a minimum of LLM from a recognized University
• Be at least 8 years at the BAR and a member of the Ghana Bar Association
• Have a minimum of 5 years working experience. (Experience in a higher education environment will be an added advantage)
• Have strong administrative and managerial competence
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit their applications including 2 referees and a curriculum vitae to:

The Registrar
Ghana Institute of Journalism
P.O.Box GP 667,

Or email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 25 November, 2020
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