Posts Tagged ‘Legal Officer Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For 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: Legal Officer

Job Functions

• Drafts and reviews legal agreements for the company
• Assists in the assessment of any claim brought before the company for settlement
• Assists divisions and departments in dealing with issues of disputes that arise

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 Legal Officer

Posted on: June 6th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Jun-2014};

A leading player in the Savings & Loans and Micro-finance Industry, requires experienced and suitably qualified Ghanaians for the position of a Legal Officer

Job Title: Legal Officer

Duties & Responsibilities shall include but not limited to the following

•   Advise Management on legal matters related to the institution’s operations, policies, and code of conduct.
•   Provide guidance and assistance in the negotiation and drafting of contracts relating to a variety of areas arising from banking activities
•   Act as the custodian of the company seal and statutory records.
•   Maintain the necessary corporate registers and records as well as ensures necessary information is provided to the registrar of Companies

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Advanced degree in Law and diploma or second degree in Business Administration or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Diploma in Law
•   A Member of the institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators with a minimum of 5 years professional legal experience, preferably acquired in a banking or service oriented environment

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested Applicants who meet the Above minimum requirements should therefore send their application letters and detailed resumes, including contacts telephone nos., and at least two referees to the address below.

Delivery By Post:-

Intersol Executive Search & Recruitment
P. O. Box CT 7090
Cantonment – Accra

OR Delivery By Hand:-

Intersol
2nd Floor, Trust Towers
Farrar Avenue – Accra

Closing Date: 30 June, 2014

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer At West African Examinations Council

Posted on: October 14th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{West African Examinations Council,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Oct-2013};

The West African Examinations Council, a sub-regional organization responsible for the conduct of various examinations in the English speaking West African Countries, invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians to fill vacant positions in its Ghana National offices.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of the Legal Unit and be expected to perform the following duties among others:

•   Drafting/reviewing contracts and other legal documents;
•   Conducting research on Legal issues;
•   Representing the Council in court and before quasi-judicial bodies;
•   Serving as member of Staff Investigation Committees;
•   Providing support to the Head of the legal unit and other division/departments to achieve the Council’s objectives;
•   Performing other duties that may be assigned.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   pplicant must have a good university degree and professional qualification in law and be a practicing advocate of the High Court of Ghana with at least three years experience.

Desirable Attributes:

•   High integrity, confidentiality and reliability
•   Demonstrable leadership ability
•   Excellent writing skills
•   Computer Literacy
•   Good organizational and co-ordination skills and be a result-oriented person
•   Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•   Team player

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are requested to download Application Form from the Council’s website: www.waecheadquartersgh.org. The completed Application Form should be submitted to the following address:

The Registrar
The West African Examinations Council
Headquarters
P. O. Box 125
Accra, Ghana

Attention: Deputy Director, HRM

Closing Date: 28 October, 2013

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer At Ghana Statistics Service

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana Statistics Service,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,29 Oct-2013};

Job Purpose
To provide strategic leadership and technical direction for effective management of the day-to-day Legal issues of the Service.

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Provides inputs for the implementation and maintenance of GSS’ legal strategy and policies
•   Oversees the legal functions of the Service with the objective of protecting the interest and rights of the Service
•   Collaborates with Administration Directorate in setting the overall philosophy and strategy in ensuring that all practices, policies and business activities fall within the bounds of the Service’s mandate and the national legal framework
•   Provides inputs into the preparation and review of proposed contracts, leases, forms, agreements and other legal instruments
•   Provides advice on legislation and allied government directives
•   Prepares correspondence of legal character
•   Advises on sanctions and other disciplinary measures and interpretation of conditions of service
•   Represents the GSS in legal matters affecting the Service

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in law [i.e. LLB or BA (Law)] from a recognised university, with emphasis on corporate law and regulations or its equivalent professional qualification
•   A member of the Ghana Bar Association
•   A minimum of three years’ post qualification relevant work experience
•   Active Court practice

Competencies and Skills

•   Leadership, mentoring and management skills
•   Good team player
•   High level computer proficiency
•   Strategic planning, quantitative and analytical skills
•   Negotiation and lobbying skills
•   Capacity to inspire and motivate
•   Communication, report writing, and presentation skills
•   Knowledge of project and programme management

Knowledge of the Labour Act and relevant legal and financial regulations

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit the following, in addition to an application letter:

•   Six (6) copies of detailed curriculum vitae with contact telephone numbers, e-mail address and three referees;
•   Six  (6) copies of a two page vision statement for the (GSS);
•   Six  (6) copies of a brief statement of job regulations in current/latest post; and
•   Other relevant information

Applications (in sealed envelopes marked at the top left corner with the corresponding number of the position being applied for) with a Curriculum Vitae including names and addresses of three  referees, should reach the address below:

The Secretary
Public Services Commission
P. O. BOX GP1618
Accra

Closing Date: 12 October, 2013

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Sep-2013};

A reputable and rapidly growing organization is seeking the services of a smart, confident, performance oriented and experienced professional to occupy the position of Legal Officer.

Job Summary

•   You must first and foremost be a lawyer with interest in and knowledge of the laws of Ghana. Other-country experience would add value to your application.
•   Drafting of opinions, contracts, undertaking business transactions and negotiations.
•   The diversity of the role will involve participating in the delivery of professional services in areas such as strategic planning, law reform, organizational restructuring and capacity building. You will also have business development responsibilities.
•   Part of your role will involve supervision in planning and delivering these and other services and must therefore demonstrate strong leadership ability.
•   You will undertake research and accurately advise the institution and its clients.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The right candidate will be a Bar-qualified lawyer with graduate qualifications from a reputable University.
•   Must have at least 3 years working experience in corporate law practice, engage easily with clients, think analytically and provide solutions to a mix of business and legal problems.
•   The person must be a team worker with an acute eye for detail and a quick mind, together with the capacity to work around the clock to deliver results.
•   Candidate must be available to start work as soon as possible.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please send your application and CV to:- [email protected]. Please include your telephone and e-mail contacts.

Closing Date: 26 September, 2013

Job Vacancy For Assistant Registrar/Legal Officer At University of Energy and Natural Resources (Sunyani)

Posted on: February 16th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{University of Energy and Natural Resources,Sunyani,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Mar-2013};

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for appointments in the Registrar’s Office in the University.

Remuneration: Salary and Conditions of Service are very attractive as pertain in other Public Universities in Ghana

Qualification Required & Experience

For appointment to the grade of an Assistant Registrar/Legal Officer, applicants must possess postgraduate degree and/or equivalent professional qualification and must have been in active practice as a Lawyer for a minimum of five years.

Location: Sunyani

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are required to submit an Application Letter with detailed Curriculum Vitae, including names and addresses of three referees and photocopies of relevant academic certificates to reach the following address:

Assistant Registrar (HRD)
University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR)
P. O. BOX 214
Sunyani, Brong Ahafo

OR

[email protected]

Closing Date: 22 February 2013

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer At West Africa Examinations Council

Posted on: November 19th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{West Africa Examinations Council,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Dec-2012};

The West Africa Examinations Council, a sub-regional organization responsible for the conduct of a variety of examinations in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, of the five countries the English-speaking West African countries.

Job Summary

West African countries, invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill a vacant position at its Ghana National Office.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Head of the Legal Unit and be expected to perform the following duties among others:

•  Drafting/reviewing contracts and other legal documents;
•  Conducting research on Legal issues;
•  Representing the Council in court and before quasi-judicial;
•  Serving as member of Staff Investigation Committees;
•  Providing support to the Head of the legal unit and other divisions/departments to achieve the Council’s objectives;
•  Performing other duties that may be assigned

Qualification Required & Experience

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must have a good University degree and professional qualification in law and be a practicing advocate of the High Court of Ghana with at least three years experience

Desirable Attributes:

•  High integrity, confidentiality and reliability
•  Demonstrable leadership ability
•  Excellent writing skills
•  Computer Literacy
•  Good organisational and co-ordination skills and be a results-oriented person
•  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•  Team player

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should download Application Forms from the Council’s website at the following address:

www.waecheadquartersgh.org or www.waecgh.org

The Completed Application Forms should be submitted to the following address:

The Registrar
The West African Examinations Council, Headquarters
P. O. Box GP 125
Accra, Ghana

Attention: Deputy Director, HRM

Closing Date: 14 December, 2012

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer At Ghana Immigration Service

Posted on: November 1st, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana Immigration Service,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,31 Dec-2012};

The Ghana Immigration Service invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians for recruitment.

Responsibilities:

•  Assists with the preparation and review of proposed contracts, leases, forms agreements and other legal instruments
•  Drafts, negotiates and reviews legal documents
•  Works together with departments to evaluate contracts and prepares for negotiations to improve contracts and terms and conditions
•  Provides analysis and counsel on legal issues
•  Interpretation and advice on legislation and allied government directives
•  Preparation of correspondence of legal character
•  Advises on sanctions and other disciplinary measures and interpretation of conditions of service
•  Provides legal counsel on issues arising from actual or anticipated litigation
•  Assists officers with regards to how laws impact their functional areas
•  Acts on behalf of the Service as both defense and prosecution of lawsuits
•  Works on special projects are requested
•  Performs any other duties as directed by the Head of Legal or the Director/GIS

Qualification Required & Experience

Qualifications:

•  A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Law [i.e. LLB or BA (Law)] from a recognised university, with emphasis on corporate law and regulation or its professional qualification
•  A member of the Ghana Bar Association
•  A minimum of four (4) years post-qualification work experience in corporate law and private practice

Competencies:

•  Strong analytical skills
•  Good report writing skills
•  Good understanding of law relating to property procurement, management and disposal
•  Good IT skills
•  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants must submit the following in sealed envelopes to the Director of Immigration at the address below:

•  An application letter
•  A Birth Certificate (Original and Photocopy)
•  Educational Certificates (Original and Photocopy)
•  National Service Certificate (Original and Photocopy)
•  Two current passport size photographs
•  Testimonial (if any)
•  CV (Citing two referees)

The Director of Immigration
Ghana Immigration Service
Private Mail Bag
Ministries Post Office
Accra

The deadline for the submission of applications is one week (1) from the date of publication. Late applications will not be entertained

For further enquiries, please contact: 0302 224445/0302 221667

Closing Date: 08 November, 2012

The Ghana Immigration Service does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer At Tigo

Posted on: September 7th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Tigo,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Oct-2012};

Job Purpose:

•  To provide legal support to the Legal Manager and other functions in 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 assist with the numerous and time-consuming legal tasks that require professional insight and legal work to free Legal Manager to see to strategy etc

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.

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

•  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
•  Preparation of monthly updates on legislative/legal development
•  Updating the legal department’s databases
•  Analysing cares/issues affecting the company and advising on strategy, settlement, litigation or ADR as the case might require
•  Assisting the Legal Adviser to provide legal opinions and to follow up on issues arising
•  Attending court hearings, meetings and workshops which have legal implications affecting Millicom as requested by the Legal Manager
•  Assisting with any other legal work assigned by the Legal Manager

Qualification Required & Experience

•  Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
•  Qualifying Certificate in Law (admitted to practice in Ghana)
•  Minimum of 2-3 years experience at the Bar and at least 1 year experience working in a similar role

Core Competencies:

•  Ability to communicate, influence, and lead teams
•  Should possess satisfactory interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and should be results oriented
•  Full ability to speak, read, and write in English language is a must

How To Apply For The Job

To apply: send your Resume to:

[email protected]

Or drop it at the front desk at the Head Office.

Closing Date: 14 September, 2012

Job Vacancy For Legal Officer At Ghana Stock Exchange

Posted on: August 30th, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana Stock Exchange,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Sep-2012};

Description Of Job

Key Responsibilities:

•  To advise the Exchange on and handle all legal aspects of the Exchange’s business including, where necessary, liaising with external solicitors and representing the Exchange in court
•  To advise and handle legal aspects of membership, listing, compliance and trading of securities as well as labour and real estate issues
•  The reviews of agreements, resolutions, existing rules, judicial decisions and advising the Exchange thereon
•  Undertaking such other assignments as may be referred from time to time by the Managing Director

Remuneration: Very Attractive

Qualification Required & Experience

The applicant must have the following minimum education and experience:-

•  A university degree in law
•  Must have been called to the Ghana Bar
•  Four (4) years post call experience
•  Good knowledge of securities law and relevant legislation

The following skills and attributes are also required of the applicant:-

•  Interpretation and application of legislation and regulations
•  Good analytical, organizational and presentation skills
•  Good interpersonal and communication skills
•  Pro-active, dynamic, self-motivated and a team player

Age Limit: Not more than 40

How To Apply For The Job

Send application letter and CV by hand delivery or by post to:

The HR Personnel
Ghana Stock Exchange
5th Floor, Cedi House
Box GP 1849
Accra

Closing Date:  07 September, 2012

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