Job Vacancy For Legal Officer



Our client is a renowned and leading financial institution with an International presence and also in all the cities and most towns in the country. With over 160 branches spread across the Districts in the country, our client offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities to highly skilled and talented individuals and requires high calibre banking professionals to fill the following Senior Management position: Legal Officer

Job Role

• Responsible for managing debt recovery and related cases, as well as providing legal counsel on debt recovery and negotiated settlements

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

• Support the Bank's recovery Department/Loan Recovery Task force during disputes arising in the course of is debt recovery activities and protect its interest in court proceedings
• Liaise between the recovery department and the bank's external lawyers on debt recovery and related cases
• Prepare and commence legal proceedings in court either directly or in collaboration with the bank's legal department
• Coordinate and monitor progress and evaluate performance of outsourced debt recovery firms
• Develop a system to effectively monitor progress made in respect of cases in court

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of profession degree in law
• Minimum of 3 years experience in debt recovery process, especially in a financial institution
• Minimum of 5 to 10 years standing at the bar
• Good knowledge in the Banking legislation and other relevant statutes and regulations
• In-depth knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements and their current implementation
• MBA added advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants may send their curriculum vitae and a short application referring to the role to the following address:

Senior Management Advert,
Box 393,
Kanda, Accra

Or email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 05 October, 2018
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