Job Vacancy For Legal Manager



A leading savings and loans company headquartered in Accra seeks the following: Legal Manager

Purpose of the role:

• To provide leadership in the implementation of key processes that relate to legal matters, AML and Compliance in the company

Key Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited:

• To provide legal advice and guidance on legal matters related to the institution's operations, policies and code of conduct
• To provide guidance and assistance in the negotiation and drafts of contracts relating to a variety of areas arising from banking activities
• To ensure that all allegations of legal misconduct are responded to in a timely manner to management in an attempt to maintain integrity within the organisation
• To ensure compliance of kinds of laws and regulations for all operations by collaborating with the risk unit in wwbg
• To ensure proper documentation and filing of all legal documents and ensure they are kept confidential
• To act as the custodian of the company seal and statutory records
• To maintain the necessary corporate registers and records as well as ensures necessary information is provided to the registrar of companies
• To prepare legal letter, agreements for mergers and acquisition among others
• Handle law suits of wwbg, and secure wwbg, and its possessions from any illegal problems
• To study contracts and legal documents to make sure that they are in the interest of wwbg
• Periodically conducts audits and reviews to ensure execution of compliance standards
• Conducts interviews, scrutinize details and asks questions to make sure employees make every effort to stay compliant across a company's various departments
• When compliance problem's arise, conducts investigations to discover the roots of the issue
• Work closely with department managers to review all departmental policies for compliance issues

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must have a minimum of 3 years practical working experience in savings and loans industry
• Minimum of a degree in law. A diploma or second degree in business administration will be an added advantage
• A member of the institute of chartered secretaries and administrators with a minimum of 3 years professional legal experience, preferably acquired in a banking or service-oriented environment
• Strong knowledge about corporate laws and regulations
• Excellent reviewing and logical abilities
• Must be well organised and accurate in carrying out duties
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality about all legal matters
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV qouting only the Job Position in the subject line to:

alberta.osei-tutu@wwbghana.com

Closing Date: 17 October, 2018
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