Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd Recruiting in Ghana

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22 Aug, 2012

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Breweries Jobs in Ghana

Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd (GGBL) is one of the largest listed companies in Ghana. It produces, markets and sells alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Ghana. It also exports to a number of other markets. It is a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, a global drinks company.

Guinness Ghana Breweries is the leading drinks company in Ghana. It operates from two sites in four drinks categories: Stout, Lager, RTD and Malt as well as the distribution of Spirits. Growth in the Ghana economy is expected to continue at mid to high single digit in a competitive environment.

Job Description

A great opportunity exists for: Legal Counsel and Company Secretary Role (Job Number: 33756BR)

This is a senior management role which will be a member of the GGBL Executive team (i.e. the General Manager, Financial Director and heads of other departments). The legal Counsel and Company Secretary will have a direct reporting line into the GGBL Managing Director.

Purpose of the Role:
Proactively provide commercial and pragmatic legal advice and solutions for all aspects of GGBL’s business and any other business interests of Diageo in Ghana

Top Accountabilities:

  • Function as a highly effective legal and business partner. Stay particularly close to GGBL’s Managing Director and GGBL’s Executive Management team
  • Ensure that the Legal Department is an integral part of the GGBL business (including visibility in-market) so it receives appropriate commercial and other legal inputs
  • Embed legal best practice in the business
  • Achieve the right balance between hands on “doing” of legal work, managing external lawyers and training of staff on relevant topics
  • Be a proactive member of the GGBL Executive team

In return for your drive and enthusiasm to move our business forward, you can expect a competitive salary, comprehension benefits package as well as career prospects that fully reflect your abilities and ambitions

Required Skills or Experience

  • Qualified to work as a legal practitioner in Ghana
  • Strong commercial law background especially in the negotiation and documentation of commercial contracts
  • Strong, analytical, drafting and negotiating skills

Open and outward looking attitude:

  • Strong inter-personal/communication skills
  • Ability to work confidently and stand ground with more senior managers
  • Strong commercial and pragmatic approach
  • Line management experience and strong coaching and leadership skills
  • At least 10 years post qualification experience as a lawyer
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit:, choose ‘Careers‘, the ‘search and apply’ link, click on ‘search openings’ and type job number: 33756BR into the ‘keyword‘ box

Offer valid till: 31 Aug, 2012

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