To provide leadership and overall oversight to the of the Legal dept. day to day activities making sure the legal/regulatory framework the bank operates in is adhered to , compliance to regulations and operational day to day activities within the bank in regards to legal requirements are within best practice principles
Provide leadership and oversight of the Legal and Department.
Ensure the banks compliance with regulatory and statutory framework (FIA, Acts
of law, Governance Laws through regular checks, input in review of policies and procedures, timely submission of reports to regulators and advice management of legal matters.
Manage all legal matters to do with the bank, liase with external legal service provides, offer legal advice to management and Board of Directors, represent the bank in courts of law, and provide regular reports/briefs on legal matters, court cases that involve the bank.
Oversee the perfection of loan securities in the banks custody, execution and certification of documents.
Ensure performance management of all staff under his/her directs supervision to ensure that departmental goals and objectives are meant in line with the overall Department. Set annual performance targets and monitor performance
Educational Requirements: Minimum education level required to perform this job
Judgment and Decision-making:
Advice / Recommendations provided:
Strategic direction of the bank
New business partnerships and opportunities
Legal and Regulatory issues to do with the Bank
Staff Development and Career Growth
5 years working experience and at least two years of line management experience experience is banking or financial institution would be an added advantage
Additional knowledge and skills: In addition to the experience and educational requirements listed above
Good communication skills
Mental Skills : Analytical thinking required
Planning ahead 5 years
Strategic thinking, conceptual thinking, leadership orientation, Development orientation and results orientation.