5 Aug 2019

Full-TimeSenior/Legal Officers Job Vacancy

Jobdirecta – Posted by Jobdirecta Ghana Ghana

Job Description

A reputable company  invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the job position in its Legal Department as Senior/Legal Officers

Reports directly to: Head of Legal Department

Supervises: Administrative and Secretarial Staff

Purpose: To provide leadership at the Legal Department

Duties/Responsibilities:

He/she will lead in;

  • Preparing and filing writs, pleadings, submissions, statements of cases, witness statements and other Court/ legal processes both ‘for and against’ the Institution.
  • Representing the Institution in the Court and other fora such as the Labour Commission, etc. when necessary.
  • Advising on civil matters such as high-profile cases that should be referred to the external Lawyers of the Institution.
  • Liaising with the external Lawyers of the Institution in the discharge of their obligations to the Institution.
  • Advising on statutory compliances.
  • Researching and preparing legal opinions on civil matters affecting the Institution.
  • Drafting and/or reviewing legal letters, contracts and agreements for and on behalf of the Institution and monitoring legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance.
  • Assisting in the formulation, implementation and [or amendment of the Institution’s policies.
  • Providing Sound legal advice to the Institution and making recommendations to Management as necessary.
  • Conducting research and providing opinions on internal issues.
  • Causing to be maintained, a database Of the status of all Court matters involving the Institution.
  • Submitting weekly and monthly work reports to Line Manager,
  • Perform other related functions assigned.

QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENT:

  • LLB/BA and BL
  • Must be on the Roll of Lawyers and a member of the Ghana Bar Association in good standing.
  • A Master’s Degree in Public Administration or MBA would be an advantage.
  • High moral character with proven integrity.
  • Must be highly proficient in the use of ICT Tools.
  • Work Experience:

    Legal Officer –   0 – 3 years post-qualification experience 

    Senior Officer – 3 — 7 years post qualification experience 

Location: Accra

Closing Date:  16th August. only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Share this Job:

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their CVs and applications to the address below:Advert No.: 398Graphic Communications Group LimitedP. O. Box 742,Accra - Ghana 

Job Categories: Legal Jobs in Ghana. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: current jobs in ghana 2019, jobs in accra, jobs in ghana, lawyers jobs in ghana, and Legal jobs in ghana. Salaries: Competitive. Prominent words: advising, cases, civil, civil matters, court, department, experience, external, external lawyers, external lawyers of the institution, institution, lawyers, lawyers of the institution, legal, legal department, matters, obligations, preparing, reports, and statements.

Endless.

263 total views, 1 today

Apply for this Job