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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Global Talent Masters Limited is a Ghanaian company which provides Recruitment, Training and HR consultancy services to local and international clients.
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    Legal Counsel

    Job Summary:

    • Advise on, and ensure adherence to, legislation applicable to the businesses supported in the Region.
    • Prepare presentations on various legal topics.
    • Input into corporate and commercial transactions.

    Contract Management

    • Actively manage litigation arising in the Region.
    • Manage and liaise with external parties (including outside attorneys) on behalf of the Region.
    • Conduct training on new pieces of legislation applicable to the Region.
    • Provide legal guidance on the structure of proposed services.
    • Draft, review and amend terms and conditions for various services required by the Region.
    • Assist with resolution of customer queries referred to the legal department.
    • Implement and manage the Legal Compliance Programme for the Region (including preparation of the Risk Registers.
    • Prepare reports in respect of the status of contract, compliance and litigation management.
    • Ensure that proper archiving systems and policies are in place.
    • Coordinate the preparation and publication of newsletters and other communication emanating from regional Legal.
    • Liaise with Corporate Legal in the management and implementation of cross-regional projects.
    • Manage service delivery KPIs of external attorneys.
    • Work closely with the various teams in-country to foster legal compliance and ensure efficient, smooth delivery of legal services within SLAs.

    Required Skills

    • Drafting of legal instruments
    • Analysis and interpretation of legal instruments
    • Contract management
    • Legal risk management
    • Communication both oral and written
    • Strong leadership, management and mentoring skills
    • Excellent networking and relationship building abilities
    • Highly analytical
    • Strategic thinker
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Sound written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to give advice and influence colleagues and external parties when required
    • Ability to deliver training to other colleagues (desirable)
    • Strong organisational and time management skills

    Education & Experience:

    • Law Degree
    • At least two-year post articles experience
    • Previous experience in the broadcasting and ICT industry would be advantageous
    • Excellent command of the English language written and spoken
    • Kiswahili and French are added advantage
    • Relevant legislation
    • Financial/commercial understanding is an added advantage
    • Excellent IT skills to navigate various systems

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Global Talent Masters Limited (GTM) on to apply

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