Job Title: Head of Legal Department
Job Location: Greater Accra
Job Description: Develop strategies, objectives, financial budget, and other support systems (operating manuals, legal operating procedures, etc.) including monitoring mechanisms which promote minimum legal risk in the company’s operations.
Provide legal advice/opinion to business units/departments
Monitor regulatory developments, review new legislation to assess the impact to the organization, identify gaps to be addressed and monitor the implementation of action plans to achieve full compliance.
Lobby regulators and industry associations, as appropriate, to influence new legislation.
Oversee the development and implementation of a statutory compliance framework for the organization
Manage Legal Risk and provide support to the Compliance Department in the area of regulatory
Qualification and Requirements:
Barrister at Law with at least five (5) years post qualification experience preferably in litigation.
Experience in a Financial Institution regulated by the Bank of Ghana or a similar regulated commercial entity will be an advantage.
At least three (3) years of experience leading a team.
Working knowledge in Court rules and procedures.