Senior Manager, Legal and Enforcement
Securities and Exchange Commission Ghana
Accra, Ghana
4d ago
source : Current Jobs in Ghana

Job Purpose :

  • To provide the necessary legal advice and support services to the Management and employees on the implementation of applicable laws and best practices to achieve the objectives of the Commission.
  • Some Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities :

  • Provide interpretation and assist with the implementation of relevant laws, regulations, and directives relating to the work of the SEC.
  • Represent the Commission in Litigation either with the Commission’s Legal Team or with its External Solicitors.
  • Conduct extensive legal research and analysis and to provide legal opinions when required.
  • Handle, formulate and draft legislation, Codes, Directives, Guidelines, Circulars, etc, and amendment thereof as required by the SEC.
  • Ensure the compliance by market operators with the provisions of the securities industry laws, Codes, Directives, Guidelines, Circulars, etc including licensing of the market operators
  • Assist in Instructing, liaising, and evaluating external solicitors in the provision of services to the Commission.
  • Prepare contracts and other legal documents to protect the interest of the Commission.
  • Monitor the evolution of the regulatory framework, make impact analysis and update management.
  • Identify legal risks for the Commission and provide advice.
  • Provide corrective action in cases where laws have been ignored or misconstrued.
  • Resolve problems in cases where laws have been ignored or misconstrued.
  • Provide Company Secretarial Services in the absence of the Board Secretary.
  • Work under the Head, Legal and Enforcement, and with other members of the department and other departments when required etc.
  • Qualification Required & Experience

    Educational, Professional Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Professional qualification in Law (BL)
  • Must have an MBA or masters in Law (LLM) in a field relevant to the work of the SEC
  • Must be a member of the Ghana Bar Association and in good standing.
  • Must be 12 years or more at the Bar with relevant work experience, four (4) of which must be a similar position in a reputable organisation.
  • Technical, Managerial & Behavioural Skills Required :

  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, Codes, Directives, Guidelines, and Circulars relating to securities market operations.
  • Knowledge and experience in securities market operations.
  • Investigative skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time and work within timelines.
  • Good team player and team-building skills
  • Ability to conduct self in a manner that elicits trust, respect, and confidence.
  • Good communication verbal and written skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in other departments on legal matters with ease
  • IT skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), etc.
  • 11 July, 2020

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