Opportunity International Savings & Loans Ghana Limited: Legal Jobs

Posted on :

28 Sep, 2011

Category :

Banking Jobs in Ghana, Legal Jobs in Ghana

Opportunity International Savings and Loans is a non-bank financial institution and a member of the Opportunity International network. We are dedicated to transforming the lives of the economically poor in Ghana through micro-finance and other transformational services. OISL is a member of the Opportunity International Network – a global coalitionof organisations dedicated to providing opportunities to people in less developed countries. The Network has forty seven (47) partners around the world.

Job Description

OISL is a leading microfinance Institution in Ghana. A “Kingdom Bank”, impelled by the love of Jesus Christ to make a difference in the lives of the economically active poor in Ghana. OISL seeks a like-minded dedicated individual to join its legal team.

Job Purpose:
To develop and manage the legal recovery process of the institution and to handle all court proceedings and other legal representations as required.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and manage the legal recovery process of the Institution;
  • Draft, edit and review legal documents;
  • Provide legal advice on all matters relating to Opportunity Ghana
  • Manage and oversee the organization’s relations with insurance companies;
  • Manage and influence decisions in a variety of functional areas including but not limited to business transactions, intellectual property, labour and employment, corporate governance and compliance, government relations and regulation and so on;
  • Assist in an advisory capacity to the Strategic Business Units (SBUs);
  • Handle any other assignment that would be given by the Head of Legal Department


Required Skills or Experience

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Law or its equivalent
  • Must be a Qualified Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana
  • Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience which must include litigation experience;
  • Advocacy and courtroom skills;
  • Knowledge of banking operations and experience obtained in a financial institution will be an added advantage


How To Apply

All Applications and CVs must be sent to: [email protected]


Closing date: 07 Oct, 2011

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