August 2018 Jobs At ARB Apex Bank LTD

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17 Aug, 2018

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Legal Jobs in Ghana

The ARB Apex Bank Limited is a “mini”-central bank for the Rural & Community Banks (RCBs). The Bank was registered as a public limited liability company in January, 2000. The shareholders are the RCBs. It was granted a banking license in June, 2001 and was admitted to the Bankers Clearing House as the 19th member in August, 2001. The Bank has 11 branch offices throughout the country, which are as follows: Accra, Cocoa House, Kumasi, Sunyani, Bolgatanga, Cape Coast, Takoradi, Koforidua, Hohoe, Tamale and Wa.

Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Legal Services

Role Summary

• Provide legal support by reviewing and drafting agreements and providing advisory services to the Bank and the RCBs, as well as participate in enforcing compliance to laws, regulations and policies at the RCBs.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

• Review and draft agreements on behalf of the Bank, as well as the RCBs
• Undertake legal research and analyses, as well as prepare legal opinions to guide management and the RCBs in their decision-making
• Prepare reports on legal correspondences assigned by the Head of Department
• Provide legal advice to the Human Resource unit on labour related issues, including union negotiations, contract of employment, policies and procedures and dispute resolution processes during arbitration
• Support the Head of Department in the preparation of the departmental budget
• coordinate the work of external solicitors and legal consultants and report on the progress of legal matters referred to them by the Bank
• Provide support to the development and monitoring of anti-Money laundering / combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) programmes to ensure that Apex Bank and RCB operations are in compliance with the regulatory standards
• Provide support in the enforcement of policies, procedures, regulations in all aspects and levels of business, as well as, provide guidance on compliance matters for both Apex Bank and the RCBs. Lead in the development of the compliance culture in the bank and the RCBs
• Represent the Department on the Bank’s disciplinary committee
• Provide support to the Head of Legal and compliance as and when required

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Degree from a recognised university, a Bachelor of Law (BL) from the Ghana School or Law and a member of the Ghana bar Association
• At least 4 years post call experience with a reputable company or law firm banking sector experience will be an added advantage
• Experience ni litigation with be an added advantage


Knowledge and Skills


• Excellent organizational skills – able to handle multiple priorities with minimum supervision
• Ability to draft clear, professional and legally robust correspondence, contractual documentation, policies and other documentation as required
• Knowledge of all the laws and regulations relating to the banking industry
• Good knowledge in court rules and procedures
• Good knowledge and understanding of banking operations and practice
• Knowledge of compliance in the banking environment


• Excellent networking skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills
• Good negotiation skills
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suites

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Applications, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, names and addresses of referees, including their contact telephone/e-mail addresses, should be forwarded to: The HeadFinance & Administration Department ARB Apex Bank Limited P.O.Box GP 20321 Accra Or mail to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 21 August, 2018

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