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Director, Legal

About the Job

A limited liability Company owned by the Government of Ghana seeks to hire a Director, Legal, to ensure that the company complies with related legislation; is legally protected and that all transactions entered meet appropriate legal requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise and act on all legal matters including litigation.
  • Advise the Board and management on the legal implications of all decisions and policies.
  • Vet all documents including agreements that are provided as security.
  • Institute legal proceedings on behalf of the company and represent the company at the courts on legal matters.
  • Ensure effective processing of documents for governmental agencies e.g. lands department.
  • Report on all recoveries to management.
  • Ensure that appropriate and proper valuation is carried out on lands.
  • Ensure that the Land Valuation Board rightly establishes rates of compensation to be paid.
  • Ensure that appropriate compensations are paid promptly for lands and farms.
  • Prepare and send demand letters to defaulting customers.
  • Legally acquiring appropriate right of way for all transmission lines.
  • Brief Management on the current situation of the Directorate.
  • Develop and maintain a philosophy of management and corporate culture that foster co-operation, commitment, efficiency, accountability and productivity in the Directorate.
  • Develop in collaboration with the Management Team, organizational and operational policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement business plans for the Directorate.
  • Prepare all foreign and local agreements for contract sums covering funding agencies and consultancies, etc.
  • Provide legal opinions on issues sought for by management and all other functional units of the company.

Qualification and Requirement

  • Minimum of a first Degree or professional qualification in Law, BL, LLB.
  • A Minimum of Twelve (12) years post-qualification experience. At least Eight (8) years of work experience should have been at Managerial level.
  • Appreciation of the electricity industry and knowledge of utility management.
  • Membership of a recognized professional body.
  • May be expected to work for long hours beyond normal working hours and must be able to work under pressure and achieve results.
  • Excellent skills and abilities in negotiation, coordination of work of senior managers, networking, interpersonal relations and communication.

Job Summary

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Location: Accra

Industry: Energy and Utilities

Job type: Full-Time

Job status: Closed to new applicants

Years of Experience: 10

Educational Level: University

Deadline: 2018-04-15

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