Job Vacancy For Senior Legal Officer



A reputable organisation intends to recruit a qualified and dynamic person as a Senior Legal Officer.

JOB PURPOSE

• To provide technical direction for the effective management of all legal matters of the Authority.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

• The Senior Legal Officer will report to the Director, Legal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Prepares and reviews legal and other operations documents
• Provides inputs for the formulation and drafting of public procurement legislation and amendments
• Conducts litigation for and on behalf of the Authority
• Coordinates the vetting of standard form documentation for legal compliance
• Represents the Authority in Court, before any tribunal or investigative body
• Collates information on investigations carried out by the Authority into breaches of the Public Procurement Act
• Undertakes Board Secretarial duties
• Ensures the effective and efficient management of the administrative review process
• Responds to issues on prosecution of breaches of the procurement laws
• Facilitates implementation of the performance management system of the Directorate
• Collects and collates information for the preparation of the budget, annual report and other periodic reports of the Directorate
• Reviews relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and provides inputs to aid decision making
• Appraises subordinate staff in the Directorate.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of Master’s Degree in Law, preferably, Procurement Law, Administrative Law, Public Law from an accredited tertiary institution.
• Must have been called to the Ghana Bar (Barrister-at-Law).
• A minimum of five (5) years post-call relevant work experience in a reputable organization.
• Must pass a competitive selection interview conducted by the Public Procurement Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

COMPETENCIES

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
• Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management skills.
• Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
• Good research skills.
• Capacity to inspire and motivate.
• Team player
• Good knowledge and experience in public procurement processes, practices and regulations.
• Knowledge in financial regulations.
• Proficiency in relevant computer applications.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant certificates and the names and addresses of two referees should reach the following address:

The Chief Executive
P. M. B. 30
Ministries – Accra

Or

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 August, 2018

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.