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Job Vacancy For Legal Manager

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana National Gas Company,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, 7 years,27 Jul-2016};

Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) is a Limited Liability Company with the mandate to build, own and operate the infrastructure for gathering, processing and delivering natural gas to industry in safe, cost effective, responsible and reliable manner.

We are currently seeking suitably qualified persons for the following position: Legal Manager

Key Responsibilities

•   Responsible for the effectively delivery of the Company’s legal and regulatory advice, support and service and services across all activities of the Company
•   Responsible for identifying areas of risk for the Company in relation to a broad range of matters and provide solutions to manage risk
•   Monitor and report on the extent of compliance with regulatory, statutory and contractual obligations
•   Participate in contract negotiations
•   Draft and review contracts
•   Represent the Company and its employees on both civil and criminal matters to ensure the protection of the corporate interest at all times
•   Prepare monthly / quarterly and annual legal report(s)
•   Advise Senior Management on new and regulatory developments and issues which may impact the business

Qualification Required & Experience

•   LLM and LLb from an accredited tertiary institution and must be called to the Ghana Bar
•   Minimum of 7 years post call experience

Required Personal Attributes

•   Hands-on, proactive, independent -minded individual with good people management skills
•   Strong computer usage skills a requisite
•   Result orientated with the ability to analyse situations and make timely decisions

Other

•   Solid Commercial Law background especially in the negotiation and documentation of commercial contracts
•   Strong planning and organization skills; and ability to resolve sensitive legal issues

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and eligible persons are to forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae indicating three (3) referees to provide credible evidence of applicant’s professional competencies and sent to the following postal address:

The Human Resource Manager,
Ghana National Gas Company Ltd
P.O.Box CT 3686,
Cantonments, Accra

Or Delivered to the Ghana Gas offices situate at:

No.10 Drake Avenue,
Airport Residential Area,
Accra

Closing Date: 27 July, 2016

Job Vacancy For Board Secretary

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana National Gas Company,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,27 Jul-2016};

Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) is a Limited Liability Company with the mandate to build, own and operate the infrastructure for gathering, processing and delivering natural gas to industry in safe, cost effective, responsible and reliable manner.

We are currently seeking suitably qualified persons for the following position: Board Secretary

Key Responsibilities

•   Organise Board and committee meetings in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer and the Board Chairman
•   Take minutes of proceedings at meetings
•   Guide the Board collectively and individually as to their duties and responsibilities
•   Make Board members aware of all relevant regulations and legislations related to their functions
•   Prepare meeting aware of all relevant regulations and legislations related to their functions
•   Provide inputs for the preparation of Board work plan (calendar of activities)
•   Coordinate management reports for consideration by the board
•   Organize induction programmes for board members

Qualification Required & Experience

•   LLM and LLB from an accredited tertiary institution and must be called to the Ghana Bar
•   Minimum of 10 years post call experience

Required Personal Attributes

•   A self-motivated individual and a good team player
•   Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•   Good negotiation and administrative skills
•   Excellent oral and written communication and analytical abilities

Other

•   Good knowledge in Industry & Regulatory changes
•   Excellent oral and written communication and analytical abilities
•   Strong planning and organization skills; and ability to resolve sensitize legal issues

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and eligible persons are to forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae indicating three (3) referees to provide credible evidence of applicant’s professional competencies and sent to the following postal address:

The Human Resource Manager,
Ghana National Gas Company Ltd
P.O.Box CT 3686,
Cantonments, Accra

Or Delivered to the Ghana Gas offices situate at:

No.10 Drake Avenue,
Airport Residential Area,
Accra

Closing Date: 27 July, 2016

Job Vacancy For Assistant Legal Manager

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana National Gas Company,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,27 Jul-2016};

Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) is a Limited Liability Company with the mandate to build, own and operate the infrastructure for gathering, processing and delivering natural gas to industry in safe, cost effective, responsible and reliable manner.

We are currently seeking suitably qualified persons for the following position: Assistant Legal Manager

Key Responsibilities

•   Develop, initiate, maintain and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of a compliance programme and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct
•   Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and Standards of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigate procedures
•   Monitor, and as necessary, coordinate compliance activities of other departments
•   Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk
•   Develop / implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future
•   Work with the Learning & Development Unit and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training programme, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as on-going training for all employees and managers
•   Prepare monthly / quarterly and annual legal report(s)
•   Advise Senior Management on new and regulatory developments and issues which may impact the business

Qualification Required & Experience

•   LLM and LLb from an accredited tertiary institution and must be called to the Ghana Bar
•   Minimum of 5 years post call experience

Required Personal Attributes

•   Hands-on, proactive, independent -minded individual with good people management skills
•   Strong knowledge of legal principles and drafting of legal documents
•   Result orientated with the ability to analyse situations and make timely decisions

Other

•   Ability to supervise legal officers performing professional legal work
•   Previous experience in a similar position in the energy or related industry
•   Strong planning and organization skills; and ability to resolve sensitive legal issues

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and eligible persons are to forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae indicating three (3) referees to provide credible evidence of applicant’s professional competencies and sent to the following postal address:

The Human Resource Manager,
Ghana National Gas Company Ltd
P.O.Box CT 3686,
Cantonments, Accra

Or Delivered to the Ghana Gas offices situate at:

No.10 Drake Avenue,
Airport Residential Area,
Accra

Closing Date: 27 July, 2016

Job Vacancy For Manager, Legal & Compliance

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, 5 years,29 Jun-2016};

An investment company based in Accra seeks the services of a: Manager, Legal & Compliance

Job Purpose

•   Responsible for managing the operations of the Legal and Compliance of the company and its business entities and ensuring correct level documentation and wording in order to protect the company’s interest in all transactions.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

•   Supervises the vetting of title documents, draft recitals and engrossing of debentures
•   Review and Draft Agreements and monitor the drafting and review of same
•   Liaise with respective businesses to prepare and review agreements with respect to customers facilities
•   Undertake legal research and analysis; prepare legal opinions, reports and correspondence
•   Liaise with external solicitors on cases referred
•   Recommends the approval of drawdown requests
•   Monitors the update of status of cases against the company and its business entities which have been referred to external solicitors
•   Keep abreast of relevant developments in relation to laws on companies and the money market industry
•   Liaise with Management Credit Committee to provide legal advice as necessary
•   Provide Legal advice on labour related issues, including labour contract negotiations
•   Perform any other task/duties assigned by Group CEO
•   Prepare reports to the respective Business Entity Boards
•   Filing of documents at the Security Exchange Commission, Ghana Stock Brokers and the registrar General Department

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Barrister at Law – essential qualification
•   Minimum of 5 years’ experience post qualification
•   Good knowledge in Court rules and procedures
•   Good knowledge and understanding of investment banking, money market and property operations and practice
•   Current with case law particular reference to money markets and labour laws / practices

Managerial

•   Up to date with developments in managing compliance activities in a corporate environment; particularly within the money markets and properties landscape
•   Good knowledge / understanding of investment banking, money market, practices and regulations
•   Ability to work within a Matrix Management Structure

Financial and Administrative

•   Good analytical skills coupled with decision-making ability
•   Ability to analyse business needs as they arise in the fast / dynamic competitive market
•   Ability to devise administrative systems / develop processes
•   Familiarity with operational, financial, quality assurance and human resource procedures and regulations is a must

Communications / Co-ordination (Internal and External)

•   Ability to communicate excellently at all levels (internally and externally)
•   Presentation skills
•   Ability to maximise use of information technology, especially financial applications

Development / Strategic

•   Good leadership skills with ability to work with minimal direction
•   Tutor / training skills
•   Good negotiation skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should forward their application via email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 29 June, 2016

Job Vacancy For Unit Manager – Legal

Posted on: May 23rd, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Asanko Gold Ghana Limited,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, 7 years,27 May-2016};

The incumbent will oversee the company secretarial activities, legal obligations and legal compliance of the company. This includes staying abreast of current and new legislation in order to give sound legal advice and providing legal support in both internal and external legal matters. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to put his/her stamp on a growing organization. Having worked in a comparable environment, the successful candidate will be expected to bring a wealth of experience in effectively managing the legal compliance function,

Key Responsibilities Include:

•   Perform legal advisory role within the organisation;
•   Co-ordination of all day-to-day legal, compliance and company secretarial activities;
•   Oversee all legal obligations on behalf of the company;
•   Provide transactional legal support and contractual review, negotiation and drafting, including property, lease, rental, human resources and procurement agreements;
•   Ongoing review and reporting on material ‘contracts;
•   Reviewing new business relationships with vendors, suppliers, agents and contractors:
•   Ensure that the business is legally compliant;
•   Guiding management on regulatory and compliance matters, including compliance auditing;
•   First point of call for any legal advice or interpretation and providing general legal advice;
•   Monitor and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation;
•   Provide litigation legal support and work with internal staff and external counsel as well as
•   manage the relationship and service levels with all external law firms on matters that have been referred to them;
•   Keep abreast of current and new legislation by managing and maintaining the legal register;
•   Assist with formulating policy, particularly where legal interpretation is required, including the areas of Human Resources and contracting; and
•   Legal interpretation of and advice on all significant contracts.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Tertiary legal qualification from a recognized institution;
•   Must be called to the Bar in Ghana and be a member of good standing;
•   Possess exceptional knowledge of and experience in Ghanaian law;
•   Not less than 7 years of work experience as a senior legal advisor;
•   Demonstrable experience of good people and stakeholder relationships;
•   Ability to handle broad legal challenges;     ,
•   Have tenacity and unquestionable integrity;
•   Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
•   Must be a team player.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Eligible candidates selected after the interview process will be evaluated for suitability in terms of behavioural characteristics, organization fit, capability to work with the relevant complexity of work and to establish and maintain a positive and engaging culture with all stakeholders. Suitably qualified persons with the requirements stated above and who are interested in the selection process outlined should submit applications together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications to:

Unit Manager – HR & Administration,
Asanko Gold Ghana Limited (AGGL).
No.4, Sir Arku Korsah Road,
Airport Residential Area,
Po O. Box CT 6153,
Accra-Ghana.

Or email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 27 May, 2016

Job Vacancy For Head of Legal

Posted on: April 28th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Tigo Ghana,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree, 8 years,18 May-2016};

Role Purpose

We are looking for a Legal Manager to:

•   To provide legal support to the business to achieve team targets and corporate goals in a timely and professional manner.
•   To provide general legal advice and bring commercial outlook to the law.
•   To liase with the Regional Legal Counsel to provide  a legal strategy for the business.

THE WAY WE WORK

You are open-minded, passionate and the way you work energizes others. You are committed to the timely delivery of a job well done. You behave with integrity and transparency. You lead by example and promote the “bottom-up” approach to work that has made Tigo a leader in every market in which we operate.

Key Responsibilities

You will drive and be the key owner to the following responsibilities:

•   Responsible for the overall management of the legal department
•   Analyse cases/issues affecting the company and advise on strategy – settlement, litigation or ADR as the case might require.
•   Oversee the management and reporting of disputes and litigation
•   Oversee the management of relationships with external counsel
•   Preparation and management of the legal budget
•   Ensuring legal protection of company assets
•   Ensuring that the business is advised of legislative developments that impact it
•   Provide timely legal opinions (and where necessary, procure external legal opinions) to the business to facilitate decision making
•   Provide legal support to the Human Resource Department
•   Provide legal support to the regulatory department
•   Ensure the existence and operation of an effective and efficient contract process
•   Ensure timely and complete performance of company secretarial duties
•   Ensure the performance of proper due deligence in important transactions involving the company
•   Liaise with regional and group legal counsel on the protection of the company’s intellectual property
•   Provide reports and information to regional and group legal counsel as required
•   Oversee the drafting and reviewing of contracts and documents on transactions affecting the business and participating in meetings and negotiations (where necessary) to ensure minimal exposure by the company to external parties.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A Law Degree
•   Qualifying certificate in Law, Enrollment in Roll of lawyers
•   At least 8 years of Post-Qualification work Experience

CORE COMPETENCIES

•   Excellent communication & presentation skills
•   Knowledge of legislative surroundings
•   Contractual and Commercial processes
•   Decision-making skills
•   Risk Management Essentials
•   Good problem-solving, mediation and negotiating skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 18 May, 2016

When you join Tigo, you join a team where your skills, ideas and technical know-how can do more than contribute to the bottom-line. You’ll be exposed to enormous experience, great network and a workforce full of talents with youthful exuberance.

At Tigo we are all salesmen and we are responsible for our own development. We consider each vacancy as a development opportunity for Tigo Employees and we develop both the business and people together.

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer

Posted on: April 8th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, 2 years,29 Apr-2016};

A leading General Insurance Company invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of: Legal Officer

Highlights of Main Task and Responsibilities

It will be the responsibility of the legal officer to:

•   Advise Management on legal issues and any other related matters
•   Provide legal representation in cases referred to the legal department
•   Give legal opinion on matters referred from various departments
•   Conduct legal research on court cases
•   Assist the claims department in the determination and settling of insurance claims
•   Assist the company lawyer in the performance of his/her duties
•   Assist in recovery of debts
•   Assist in comprehensive subrogation recovery

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The person must have been called to the Ghana Bar
•   Must have 2 or 3 years post qualification experience
•   Knowledge in insurance or experience in the insurance industry will be an added advantage

Remuneration: Attractive and negotiable

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested qualified persons should submit their written applications, CVs and all relevant documents to:

The Recruitment Officer
P.O.Box AN 15084
Accra-North

Or Email them to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 29 April, 2016

Job Vacancy For Head of Legal and HR

Posted on: March 21st, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, 5 years,01 Apr-2016};

Our organisation is a leading player in the financial services and pensions industry and looking forward to expand our operations. As a result, we seek to attract and ultimately engage highly qualified individuals to fill in these senior position: Head of Legal and HR

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following roles and responsibilities:

•   Create and maintain the legal framework for the activities of the company (drafting, advisory support, conclusion of agreements and completion of all related legal formalities)
•   Advise on corporate, financial and pensions law with regard to various provisions which relate to the operations of the company
•   Represent the organisation in all litigation and support any outside legal team in managing all legal aspects of the organisation
•   participate, when appropriate in the preparation of meetings of the Board of Directors
•   Support current and future employees through the recruitment, development, engagement and motivation to attract and retain the highest skilled human capital
•   Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, policies and procedures across the organisation
•   Develop policies which promote healthy employee and management relations through the management of expectations, early resolution of grievances and other employee issues
•   Nurture a positive working environment
•   Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
•   Periodically assess training needs to apply and monitor training programmes

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must be a lawyer with not less than 5 years at the bar and have relevant experience in HR management in a similar senior management position
•   Must have excellent communication skills, be a team player and be comfortable in the use of MS Office suite
•   Must have a pleasant personality

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should send their application letters with their CVs to:

financ[email protected]

Kindly indicate the role as the subject of the email.

Closing Date: 01 April, 2016

Job Vacancy For Solicitor Secretary At National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA)

Posted on: March 10th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA),Accra,Full-Time, GH,Masters Degree, 10 years,16 Mar-2016};

Job Purpose:
To provide advice on legal issues, facilitate business strategy development and ensure legal compliance while limiting risk exposure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•   Provide strategic legal advice and interpretation of legislation affecting conduct of the Authority’s business.
•   Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors.
•   Lead the legal team to represent the Authority in all legal matters as and when the need arises.
•   Liaise with Heads of Division to ensure that all regulatory and compliance requirements are properly adhered to.
•   Provide strategic leadership to and develop staff of the Legal Division.
•   Ensure effective performance management of staff of the Legal Division.
•   Mitigate legal risks associated with contracts and documentation across all parts and aspects of the Authority’s operations.
•   Work with the executive team on business strategic planning, budgeting and financial management.
•   Organise departmental operation to ensure the protection of all confidential legal information.
•   Provide Company Secretarial Services to the Board.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A master’s degree in Law or any related field from an accredited tertiary institution.
•   Must have been called to the Ghana Bar, and be a member of the Ghana Bar Association in good standing.
•   A minimum of ten (10) years’ post-call, working experience, five (5) years of which should have been in a top management position in a financial organisation.

Competencies and Skills

•   Excellent knowledge of Risk Management and Legal Compliance.
•   Excellent drafting skills.
•   Ability to pay attention to details.
•   Proficient in use of Microsoft Office tools.
•   Ability to influence stake holders at all levels.
•   Excellent advocacy and written communication skills.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded, not later than September 2, 2013, together with supporting documents ( statement of applicant’s vision for the position, curriculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees)

THE ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
NATIONAL PENSIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY
ONWONA HOUSE, KANDA HIGHWAY, OPPOSITE ACCRA HIGH SCHOOL
PRIVATE MAIL BAG, MINISTRIES, ACCRA

Tel 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 16 March, 2016

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Job Vacancy For Court Interpreters At Judicial Service of Ghana

Posted on: January 14th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Judicial Service of Ghana,Accra,Full-Time, GH,Degree, N/A,28 Jan-2016};

The Judicial Service of Ghana invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Court Interpreters

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

•   Interprets court proceedings effectively from local language to English and vice versa
•   And any other duties that may be assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of 1st Degree in social Sciences/Arts/Humanities and related subjects
•   Must understand and speak fluently English and not less than three (3) Ghanaian local languages
•   Must be Computer literate in MS Word.
•   Must have good oral and written communication skills.
•   Must have completed National Service
•   Demonstrated experience in interpretation would be an added advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified applicants should forward their applications, CVs and the names of two referees to the attention of:

The Judicial Secretary,
Judicial Service of Ghana,
Headquarters
High Street, Accra;

or via email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 28 January, 2016