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18 Nov 2022

Senior Officer, Board Secretariat (Senior Legal Officer) at KPMG Ghana

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Job Description

Role Summary

• The role holder will assist the Company Secretary/CEO in the discharge of its duties to Board of Directors, stakeholders and key management personnel of the organisation

Key Accountabilities

• Assist the Company Secretary to organize Board and sub-committee meetings and meetings of the executive and management committees.
• Take minutes, circulate and follow up on action points.
• Update stakeholders on directives, regulations and best practices.
• Assist the Company Secretary to administer evaluation of board members and key management personnel.
• Circulate and distribute documents and notices pertaining to the Board meetings.
• Organise and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files.
• Drafting of all correspondences to board of directors and key management personnel.
• Review and upload of board papers to the Diligent Board Portal and notification of directors of current uploads.
• Assisting the Company Secretary with all corporate governance requirements pertaining to the role of the Company Secretary.
• Drafting correspondences with regulators and key stakeholders
• Liaise with external Lawyers and firms for support.
• Any other responsibility or role assigned by the Company Secretary from time to time.

Skills & Competency Requirements

• Experience in a local firm which must include exposure and participation in: Negotiations and drafting of reasonably complex commercial transactions.
• Knowledge of the meeting procedures, decision-making rules, governance policies, corporate and regulatory rules and norms
• Strong written and oral communication and analytical skills


• Minimum of 4 years progressive / relevant experience in a similar role

Educational Qualification

• Degree in Law with qualifying certificate in law (QCL)
• Post-Graduate Qualification in Commercial Law and International Commercial Law is an advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Kindly send your application with a detailed CV with the subject line “Senior Officer, Board Secretariat (Senior Legal Officer)” to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 18 November, 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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