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  • Posted: Sep 10, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 17, 2019
  • Aker Energy aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana.The company was established in 2018, with offices in Oslo, Norway and Accra, Ghana.

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    Legal Manager

    When you join Aker Energy. you join a diverse and experienced team. We are looking for dynamic and entrepreneurial people ttake an active part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are welcomed at Aker Energy. The *get it done* team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right Candidate.

    Our values are Transparent; Safe, Secure and Sustainable; Innovative; Decisive; Respectful; and Value. These values are an integral part of our company culture. and the right candidate identifies with these qualities.

    Job Description

    • Tprovide legal and regulatory advice and support tcountry management and staff. Areas of particular focus may be:
    • Ghanaian legal and regulatory issues
    • Petroleum law and subsidiary legislation
    • Contracts with suppliers and subcontractors
    • Land and communities
    • Environmental legislation and obligations
    • Focal point for Ghana joint venture and service contractor parties as required.
    • Responsible for identifying legal risks and proposing appropriate control frameworks tmitigate the risks tensure business continuity.
    • Managing external counsel thandle company legal issues in Ghana, as required.


    • A good university degree in law with a preference for a Masters in oil and gas law or related field.
    • Six years experience in a commercial legal environment in a private practice firm, in-house or other business environment.
    • Good knowledge of and experience in Ghanaian and international laws and practices in the oil and gas industry.
    • Strong personal customer service orientation and ability tbuild relationships.
    • Good IT/analytical skills with experience in Microsoft suite.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Data Interpretation and analysis.
    • Strong engagement and presentation skills.

    Method of Application

      Interested candidates should please send their applications to [email protected]

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