15 Nov 2022

Principal Legal Officer at Gaming Commission of Ghana

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Job Description


Job Purpose

To provide technical and operational support in the management of legal matters for the achievement of the mandate of the Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide input in the formulation of policies of the Commission
• Ensure effective and efficient management of resources in the unit of
• Provide legal advice on matters relating to the operations the Commission
• Liaise with the Attorney-General’s department and other stakeholders for the preparation and review of legal documentation relating to the mandate of the Commission
• Oversee the development and maintenance of a comprehensive database on legal activities of the Commission
• Provide dispute and alternative dispute resolution services for the Commission
• Represent the Commission on matters that may be brought before the court of law
• Provide input for the preparation and review of legal documents relating to the Commission’s mandate
• Supervise the collation of data for the preparation of the budget and annual work plan of the unit.
• Supervise the collation of data for the preparation of annual and other periodic reports of the unit.
• Ensure the implementation of performance management policy in the unit.
• Supervise and appraise the performance of subordinate staff in the unit.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from an accredited tertiary institution.• Must have been called to the Ghana Bar (Barrister-at-law)
• A minimum of six (6) years post call relevant work experience in a reputable organisation.
• Must pass a competitive selection interview conducted by the Gaming Commission in collaboration with the public services commission.

Competencies

• Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management skills.
• Very good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Very good negotiation, diplomacy and lobbying skills.
• Very good knowledge and experience of the Gaming industry. Good quantitative, qualitative and analytical skills.
• Very good knowledge of relevant laws and legal practices
• Good knowledge of public financial management, procurement, budgeting and auditing regulations.
• Knowledge of labour laws and regulations
• Knowledge of relevant IT applications.
• Good knowledge of international relations.
• High integrity, confidentiality, firm and fair.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons with mandatory qualifications and work experience should send their applications with resumes and copies of their educational and professional certificates to:

The Games Commissioner
Gaming Commission of Ghana
PMB 195, KIA
Accra

Closing Date: 30 November, 2022



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