Ghana Tourist Board: Principal Legal Officer Jobs

Posted on :

12 May, 2011

Category :

Legal Jobs in Ghana, Vacancies in Ghana

The Ghana Tourist Board, a government organization, set up to regulate and control the Tourism Industry is seeking a resourceful, results-oriented and team player for the position.

Objective(s) of the position:
Ensure that adequate preparations are made for the Board of Directors meetings and that legal responsibilities and obligations of the Board are efficiently and effectively fulfilled.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares agenda and working papers for regular and special Board of Director’s meetings
  • Advises Board of Directors on likely legal effects of its decisions
  • Drafts all legal documents for the Board
  • Studies, signs and seals contractual agreements between individuals or groups of person and the Board
  • Advises the Board as to its legal rights and obligations
  • Ensure that the Board of Director’s directives are properly communicated to appropriate departmental heads
  • Advise management on all legal matters referred to him
  • Handles all legal contentions and represents the Board at law courts with assistance of external Solicitor
  • Perform other job functions which may be assigned from time to time


Required Skills or Experience

  • The ideal Candidate must possess LLB degree
  • Must have enrolled as a Lawyer in Ghana
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years. Post qualification experience in a Legal field and at least three (3) years of which must be at supervisory level
  • Entry level will depend on past Experience


  • Must have the capacity to work with the Board of Directors
  • Must be able to work productively for long and sustained hours
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to interact with people at all levels


How To Apply

Kindly send your application with CV, and full contact details to:

NOTE: The envelopes should be marked “Principal Legal Officer”.


Closing: 24th March, 2011

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