Posts Tagged ‘Legal Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Head, Legal

Posted on: May 27th, 2020 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Eastern Region,Full-Time,GH,Degree,4 years,10 Jun-2020};

A reputable financial institution in the Eastern Region is seeking an experienced candidate for the underlisted vacancy: Head, Legal

Job Summary

• As Head of Legal, you will provide legal guidance to all departments, branches and be responsible for all legal matters of the organisation, advise the General Manager and the Board. Handle general corporate secretarial matters, including resolutions, Board and General meetings formalities and report to the General Manager

Job Description

• Provide general legal and advisory services on various work-related issues
• Represent the organisation in court and before other adjudicating bodies
• Undertake legal research and analysis, prepare legal options, reports and correspondence
• Monitor the resolution of disputes and/or litigation referred to External solicitors
• Draft facility and security agreements while ensuring adequate protection of the organisation’s interest therein
• Guide the credit department for effective execution of mortgages and undertaking securities
• Ensure representation of the company at all court hearings and report same to management
• Ensure compliance with industry legislation and keep abreast of legislative changes that may effect the organisation
• Draft/Review various contracts/agreements involving the organisation
• Prepare periodic reports on the status of work within the legal department to the General Manager and the Board
• Perform all other duties assigned by the General Manager and the Board

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from a recognised university
• Have been called to the Ghana Bar
• Member of the Ghana Bar Association ad in good standing
• A minimum of 4 years post-call legal experience gained within a reputable Law firm or financial institution

Preferred Skills

• Be a team player and possess good communication, negotiation and analytical skills, including writing with strong attention to detail

Location: Eastern Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send their CVs and cover letters to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 10 June, 2020

Job Vacancy For Senior Legal Officer

Posted on: July 30th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{Public Procurement Authority,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,5 years,30 Aug-2018};

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.

Job Vacancy For Senior Legal Officer

Posted on: September 4th, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, 2 years,20 Sep-2017};

A reputable state-owned enterprise is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment to fill the position of: Senior Legal Officer

Job Functions

• Prepares agenda and working paper for meetings of board or Directors
• Follow-ups to ensure directives of the Board of Directors are executed
• Coordinates all legal actions for and on behalf of the company
• Assist in the assessment for any claims brought before the company for settlement
• Drafts and reviews all legal agreements for the company
• Handles all litigation cases brought before the company
• Assists divisions and departments in dealing with issues of dispute that arise in the normal performance of their duties
• Prepares the relevant legal documents on behalf of the company in respect of housing projects to be contracts to be undertaken by the company
• Represents the company in court in lawsuits by or against the company
• Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualification Required & Experience

• LLB, BL plus a minimum of 2 years of experience at the Bar for the Legal Officer and minimum of 8 years for the senior legal officer.

Technical skills and Competence

• Must be a barrister of a Lawyer of good standing
• Good knowledge of civil law
• Good knowledge of administrative principles
• Litigation issues

Special Knowledge and Qualities

• Must possess strong supervisory qualities, good human relations, high sense of responsibility and judgment and ability to communicate

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Interested and qualified persons should send their covering letters and CV to:

The Human Resource Manager
P.O.Box 2753
Accra

Or email us on:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 20 September, 2017

Job Vacancy For Head, Legal and Company Secretary

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree, N/A,30 Jul-2017};

A leading financial institution seeks to fill some vacancy and invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position: Head, Legal and Company Secretary

Job Objectives

• To provide legal counsel and support to the Bank as it relates to contracts, litigation and dispute resolution, credit and employment issues and to prevent reputational risk among the Bank’s stakeholders

•Main Responsibilities include:

• Review all documents presented for drawdown on credit facility to ensure that the bank’s interest is adequately protected and conditions precedent met before disbursement
• Be responsible for preparing, reviewing, analysing and negotiating legal, credit and security related documents
• Act as a liaison with outside counsel
• Ensuring the due perfection and protection of the Bank’s interest in securities and the Bank owned properties
• Receive court processes from different units/branches
• Render legal support on all out of court settlement negotiations
• Coordinate the response to external solicitors on the Bank’s case or defense on matters in court and advise management on the outcome judgement for or against the bank
• Provide appropriate legal support to the Bank remedial
• Assist Group in recovery of credit facilities
• Provide advisory services to the various units and sections of the Bank on their activities
• Conduct Annual quality assurance review of the Bank’s facility and security documentation
• Conduct periodic performance assessment review of external counsels retained by the Bank
• Responsibility for maintaining the company’s statutory books and records
• Minutes of general meetings and board meetings
• Ensure the security of the company’s legal documents. Coordinate board meetings and all services relating to corporate governance

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum education, a good first degree in Law and BL
• A recognised legal professional certification/association will be an added advantage
• Minimum of 8 years post qualification experience in legal within the financial services industry of which at least 5 must have been in the Banking Sector and 5 years must have been at a senior management level

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Send your cover letters and CVs by email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 July, 2017

Job Vacancy For Legal Counsel / Advisor

Posted on: June 13th, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time,GH,LLB,3 years,23 Jun-2017};

A Holdings company with a Real Estate and significant Equities Portfolio is seeking a dynamic, talented, value-based and innovative individual to fill the following position: Legal Counsel / Advisor

Specific Responsibilities

• Act as company legal adviser & counsel and advise management on legal issues, rules and regulations and any other related matters
• Provide legal representation in cases referred to the Holdings company and its affiliated subsidiaries
• Give legal opinion on matters referred from regulators and/or government departments and conduct legal research on court cases and precedents
• Assist the Holdings company on claims made on it and claims on other individuals and entities
• Assist in recovery of debts and in comprehensive abrogation recovery
• Ensure compliance with statutory obligations reviewing, Drafting and submitting make contracts, agreements and other legal documents
• Ensure that the institution is acting in accord with all applicable laws of the country and other market conducts business

Qualifications Required & Experience

• A minimum of LLB qualification
• Qualified to work as a legal practitioner in Ghana and must have been called to the Ghana Bar and must be of good standing.
• Must have at least 3 years post qualification experience in a prestigious Law firm
• Knowledge in finance and/or experience in the financial industry will be an added advantage
• Candidates who have attempted or passed the Ghana Stock Exchange Securities courses will be at an advantage

Desired Skills & Experience

• Proven knowledge and appreciation of Ghana and International law, including corporate, financial and labour laws
• Strong decision-making, excellent oral and presentation skills
• Excellent command of the English language and two other local languages, including Twi, minimal ability to speak Chinese (Main Land) or another foreign langauge will be an advantage
• Strong analytical, drafting and negotiating skills and must be open and have outward looking attitude
• Strong interpersonal/communication skills and high level of professional ethics and integrity
• Ability to work confidently, independently and as part of a team with proven ability to communicate orally or in written form, including presentations and prioritise in a fast paced and dynamic environment
• Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and solve practical problems or resolve issues and to build effective working relationships, plan and organise

Remuneration: The remuneration is very attractive and subject to negotiations

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Forward only your CV to:

[email protected]

The subject of your email should be the position applied for.

Closing Date: 23 June, 2017

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer

Posted on: May 16th, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Public Procurement Authority,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,26 May-2017};

A reputable organisation invites applications from qualified and dynamic persons to fill the following vacancy: Legal Officer

JOB PURPOSE

•   To provide operational support for the effective management of all legal matters of the Authority.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

•   The Legal Officer will report to the Director, Legal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•   Provides legal support as directed.
•   Collects and collates data for the preparation and review of legal documents.
•   Represents the Authority in Court
•   Collects data for the periodic and annual reports of the Directorate.
Provides ADR Services
•   Conducts research into cases as directed.
•   Provides inputs for the formulation and drafting of public procurement legislation and amendments.
•   Provide inputs for the vetting of standard form documentation for legal compliance as directed.
•   Collates information on litigation, prosecution and investigations carried out by the Authority into breaches of the Public Procurement Act.
•   Provides inputs for the effective and efficient management of the administrative review process as directed.
•   Collects and collates information for the preparation of annual and other periodic reports of 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 three (3) 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 Public Services Commission

COMPETENCIES

•   Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
•   Leadership networking and management skills.
•   Good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
•   Good research skills.
•   Capacity to inspire and motivate.
•   Team player.
•   Knowledge and experience in public procurement processes, practices and 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 by Friday, 26th May, 2017

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

Or

[email protected]

Closing Date: 26 May, 2017

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Vacancy For Senior Legal Officer

Posted on: May 16th, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Public Procurement Authority,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,4 years,26 May-2017};

A reputable organisation invites applications from qualified and dynamic persons to fill the following vacancy: 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 as directed.
•   Provides inputs for the formulation and drafting of public procurement legislation and amendments.
•   Conducts litigation for and on behalf of the Authority as directed.
•   Coordinates the vetting of standard form documentation for legal compliance as directed.
•   Represents the Authority in Court , before any tribunal or investigative body as directed
•   Collates information on investigations carried out by the Authority into breaches of the Public Procurement Act.
•   Ensures the effective and efficient management of the administrative review process as directed.
•   Responds to issues on prosecution of breaches of the procurement laws as directed
•   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 Masters 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 four (4) 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 by Friday, 26th May, 2017

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

Or

[email protected]

Closing Date: 26 May, 2017

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Legacy Capital Savings and Loans Co. Ltd,Accra,Full-Time, GH, N/A,5 years,10 Mar-2017};

Legacy Capital Savings and Loans Co. Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and a fast growing company in Ghana.

Our company invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for the following position: Legal Officer

Job Description

•   Handles legal affairs of the company
•   Handles conflicting matters that involve international, public and private law
•   Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
•   Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
•   Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation’s and regulations

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Should possess LLB or LBL
•   MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered on advantage
•   Above 35 years
•   Minimum of 5 years working experience
•   Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment
•   Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
•   Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
•   Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
•   High degree of professional ethics and integrity
•   Sound judgment and ability to analyse situations and information
•   Outstanding communication skills

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Applicants should send their application letter and CV together with supporting documents and contact details of three referees to the address below:

The Human Resource Manager
Legacy Capital Savings and Loans Co. Ltd
P.O.Box 19210, Accra

Or Hand deliver at our

head office in Osu
HS No. F59/1,3 Cresent, Kuku Hill Osu, Accra

Closing Date: 10 March, 2017

Job Vacancy For Legal Officers

Posted on: November 25th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,26 Dec-2016};

A law firm in Accra is looking for legal officers with experience in corporate, commercial, tax law and litigation.

Overview of the role

•   The selected applicant or candidate would be required to assist the Managing Partner to achieve the overall business objectives of the firm.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must be called to the Ghana Bar
•   A minimum of at least 2 years post call experience
•   High level of professional ethics and integrity

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Send your resume indicating the job title as the subject to:

[email protected]

or by post to:

P.O.Box LG 1300
Legon-Accra

Closing Date: 26 December, 2016

Job Vacancy For Head of Legal

Posted on: August 5th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Bachelors Degree , 6 years,16 Aug-2016};

Applications are being invited from eligible candidates for the following position in a reputable public service institution: Head of Legal

Key Responsibilities

•   The job holder is responsible for the effective and efficient management of the legal issues, provision of legal advisory services and ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks
•   Provide leadership and ensure efficient and effective management of staff and resources in the organization
•   Review and provide legal advice on tender documents, ongoing cases and advice management accordingly.
•   Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action would be taken
•   Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A Bachelors Degree in Law is required. Should have been called to the Ghana Bar and possess post qualification working experience of at least 6 years

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Interested persons with mandatory qualifications and working experience should send their applications with curriculum vitae and copies of their educational certificates to:

The Graphic Advertise No. 6C316
Graphic Communication Group
P.O.Box GP 742
Accra

Closing Date: 16 August, 2016

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