Posts Tagged ‘Legal Manager Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Commercial Legal Manager At MTN Ghana

Posted on: April 24th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{MTN Ghana,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 May-2013};

Scancom Limited continues soaring to new heights. Voted Ghana’s No. 1 company from 2002 to 2006 we have no intention of resting on our laurels. These achievements, and many others, have mostly been attained because the company has a team of dedicated staff that is committed to continuously reach for higher levels within the telecoms industry.

We have now gone global, and have become MTN. Do you have what it takes to be part of this winning story Along with specific skills for each job, the following are standard essential requirements for most of our vacancies:

•  Good level of computer literacy
•  Good written and oral communication skills
•  Team-working skills

Division: Corporate Services
Reports to: Senior Manager, Commercial Legal & Company Secretarial

Job Summary
Provide Assistance to:

•  Minimise and mitigate legal Risk,
•  Advise, negotiate and manage commercial legal transactions within Scancom and outside Scancom
•  Ensure corporate governance, compliance,
•  Provide guidance and advice to operations in commercial legal activities/transactions requiring Scancom input – drafting, , structuring,
•  Review practices, procedures, policies and business to ensure that these in accordance with the laws of Ghana.
•  Manage legal/commercial risk in transactions
•  Assist in the Management of Departmental Budget

Job Role

•  Negotiate, draft and implement legal agreements
•  Provide legal support to company projects
•  Incorporation of related company policies into contracts
•  Monitor, manage and input in to litigation strategy and approach of external solicitors on all ongoing litigation and dispute resolution matters.
•  Manage disputes that arise and have the ability to judge on need to escalate disputes
•  Monitor legal and regulatory landscape and report on laws, regulations, guidelines that can affect the business of the company – provide guidance in legislative aspects
•  Manage legal risks in accordance with Company Policy
•  Provide legal opinions on various legal issues and legal advice on transactions
•  Researching applicable laws and providing recommendations on the legal consequences of business initiatives, decisions and highlighting attendant risks.
•  Provide legal support to company projects
•  Support Corporate Governance  internally and externally (Supports board meetings, supports conflict of interest initiatives)
•  Support  implementation of internal company policies
•  Support efforts towards influencing Governmental & Regulatory Policies affecting the Company’s business.
•  Facilitate timely responses to stakeholders

Educational Requirements

•  Degree in Law with qualifying certificate in law
•  Post-Graduate Qualification in Commercial Law , Communications Law or International Commercial Law is an advantage


•  8 years post qualification Commercial/Corporate Law experience in a large local law firm.
•  Negotiations and drafting of reasonably complex commercial transactions
•  Telco/Finance/ Litigation Experience an advantage

Professional competencies

•  In depth knowledge of commercial laws, telecoms laws, labour laws, land laws etc
•  Analytical Thinking
•  Conflict and Contract Management
•  Legal Advice and Litigation Management
•  Outstanding Communication skills – verbal and written
•  Strong reasoning and debating skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you are interested in any of the following vacancies please ensure that you meet the set criteria before sending an application letter and CV to mailto:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30th April, 2013

Job Vacancy For Senior Legal Manager At Plato Consult Limited

Posted on: October 3rd, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Plato Consult Limited,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Nov-2012};

The Senior Legal Manager shall be responsible for providing expert legal advice to support business stakeholders and ensure legal compliance in respect to business decisions, processes and documentations. The Senior Legal Manager shall also communicate to staff on any legal developments that may impact their areas and manage any outsourced Legal partners to ensure KPIs are met with professionalism of service that exceeds business expectation.
The role reports to the  Head of Legal

Role Specific Requirements:

•  Provide expert Legal advice to support business stakeholders and ensure legal compliance of business decisions, processes and documentation.
•  Coach, train and change communicate to staff on any legal developments impacting the business.
•  Manage Legal and Regulatory outsourced partners.
•  Draft key commercial agreements for company.
•  Perform due diligence review on various real estate documents, including ground leases and title deeds with a high level of detail.
•  Handle litigation issues with support of external counsel and also perform company secretarial duties.

Qualification Required & Experience

Minimum Qualification:

•  Bachelors Degree in Law
•  5 years at the Ghana Bar and UK/ US Bar Qualification
•  5 years legal work experience and in general commercial and corporate law.  International exposure an advantage.
•  Knowledge of corporate/ commercial law principles
•  Knowledge of land law principles, including title and legal document requirements.
•  Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office.
•  Litigation experience.
•  Telecoms / infrastructure experience.

Person Specific Requirements:

•  High Integrity
•  Assertive
•  Analytical skills
•  Problem Solving skills
•  Team Player
•  Results oriented
•  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•  Good presentation skills.

How To Apply For The Job

Please send CV’s to:- [email protected]

0302924326/ 0289924326