11 Nov 2022

Principal Legal Officer at Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet)

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Job Description

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons into the under-mentioned position to provide leadership, technical and operational direction in the dispensation of the mandate of the Agency:

POSITION: Principal Legal Officer


• To provide strategic and technical direction for the effective management of all legal matters of the Agency

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides legal advice on the operations of GMet
• Liaises with the Attorney-General’s department and other stakeholders for the preparation and review of legal documents relating to GMet’s mandate
• Represents GMet on matters that may be brought before the courts of law
• Provides dispute resolution services for GMet
• Collaborates with other Directorates of the Agency to ensure compliance with laws, rules and regulations
• Prepares and submits relevant periodic and annual reports and Provides inputs for the preparation of the annual budget

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution
• Must have been called to the Ghana Bar (Barrister-at-Law)
• A minimum of nine (9) years post-call relevant work experience, three (3) years of which should be in a senior management position in a reputable organisation
• Must pass a competitive selection interview conducted by the GMet Board in collaboration with the Public Services Commission

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit the following documents by post or by hand to the address below:

• An application letter
• A detailed Curriculum Vitae with contact telephone numbers, email address and three referees, including contact details internal candidates must have two satisfactory Staff Performance
• Appraisal Reports for immediate past years iv. A vision statement of a maximum length of two pages
• Photocopies of academic Certificates
• Any other relevant information

P. O. BOX LG 87

Closing Date: 24 December, 2022

Qualified women and people with disability are encouraged to apply

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