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8 Nov 2022

Director, Legal at KPMG Ghana

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Job Description

Role Summary

• The role holder will provide legal advice to management and the Board and lead all legal representation, opinions and reviews on laws and legislation for the organisation and ensure governance procedures and processes are adhered to.

Key Accountabilities

• Provide advise on all legal matters (including operations, contract negotiations, negotiation and signing of implementation agreements, land lease agreement.) to ensure that there are no infringements of the laws, rules and regulations in the execution of duties
• Develop Legal strategy, policies, procedures and other support systems including monitoring mechanisms in managing the legal affairs / matters of the organisation as and when they arise
• Participate in the development of business strategy/plans
• Prepare legal opinion on matters relating to the operations of the organisation and advise accordingly
• Represent the organisation and its employees on both Civil and Criminal matters to ensure the protection of the corporate interest at all times
• Supervise the legal team and activities to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in the handling of internal legal affairs / matters of the organisation
• Develop short- and long-term plans and budgets for the Legal department and control budget allocations to optimise cost
• Prepare and submit periodic programme and progress reports on the specified entities activities for approval
• Prepare and submit periodic programme and progress reports on the specified entities activities for approval
• Set targets with team members, appraise their performance and make appropriate recommendations
• Perform any other duties as assigned

Skills & Competency Requirements

• Ability to act with integrity at all times and maintain confidentiality of information
• Ability to provide leadership and direction on regulatory and ethical business conduct
• Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy

Qualification Required & Experience


• Minimum of twelve(12) years relevant experience in the private and public sector with at least five (5) years at a managerial level

Educational Qualification

• A minimum of an LLB or BA plus BL (Barrister at Law)
• Member of the Ghana Bar Association or its equivalent

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Kindly send your application with a detailed CV with the subject line “Director Legal” to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 18 November, 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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