Competition and antitrust, Construction and engineering, Corporate Finance and M&A, Environmental, Energy and natural resources, Health and safety, Litigation and dispute resolution, Logistics and transportation, Manufacturing and industrial, Regulatory
Manage the provision of a comprehensive legal advisory service to Vivo Energy Ghana by advising, consulting, negotiating and drafting agreements and opinions and managing litigation.
Provide a full range of company secretarial services including acting as company secretary to Vivo Energy Ghana, attending board meetings, maintaining statutory registers and lodging statutory notices and forms.
Act as focal point for monitoring regulatory framework affecting the oil industry in Ghana. Act as a focal point for implementing appropriate corporate governance in Vivo Energy Ghana.
Manage the department’s resources so as to ensure that the companies are able to pursue their business objectives with optimum legal assistance.
Manage, control and monitor instructions to and expenditure by external lawyers engaged to render legal services.
Liaise with all functions and departments to facilitate interactive supportive roles and relationships.
The incumbent must be a qualified attorney or advocate (or be similarly qualified in a foreign jurisdiction) and have at least five years’ of service as a legal advisor. Preferably, he/she must have had some involvement in or exposure to senior management.
As a legal advisor the incumbent must have a broad knowledge of the law and the practical application thereof.
The incumbent must be familiar with Group corporate governance and assurance structures and policies in order to fulfil his/her role as focal point for corporate governance in Vivo Energy Ghana.
The incumbent must be familiar with the legislation, policies and agreements that make up the various regulatory frameworks affecting the oil industry in Ghana.
The incumbent should demonstrate confidentiality to convey his/her opinions at the highest level of Group management and government in order to promote effectively the interest of the Group or the department.
In order to provide a sound managerial and advisory service to Vivo Energy Ghana (and to the incumbent’s colleagues in the department), the incumbent should have competency and direct working experience in as many as possible of the following areas: