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Job Vacancy For Head, Legal September 2020 - Jobvacan

Job Vacancy For Head, Legal

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

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