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A reputable institution invites applications from suitably quaified Ghanaians for the job position in its Legal Department as Head of Legal Department

Position: Head of Legal Department

Reports directly to: Head of the Entity

Supervises: Legal Officers

Purpose: To provide leadership at the Legal Department

 

Duties/ResponsibiIities:

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.
  • A Minimum of 12 years' post-qualification experience with 5 years' administrative experience in a managerial position.

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How To Apply For This Job

Interested applicants should submit their CVs and applications to the address below:

Advert No.: 398

Graphic Communications Group Limited

P. O. Box 742,

Accra - Ghana

Deadline for the submission of applications is two (2) weeks after the first publication. only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.







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