Legal Officer II at West African Examinations Council



Job Description

The West African Examinations Council, a sub-regional organization responsible for the conduct of various examinations in the English-speaking West African countries invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the under-mentioned vacant positions in its Ghana National Office.

POSITIONS: Legal Officer II

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will report to the Head, Legal Department and will be required to perform the following duties among others:

• Undertake due diligence compliance tasks assigned.
• Conduct legal research on matters required.
• Ensure conformity with statutory government practices.
• Provide advisory services on legal matters.
• Assist in the development of guidelines, policies, and procedures.
• Perform legal vetting of documents and commercial contracts.
• Conduct risk analysis and mitigation.
• Represents the Council in court and before quasi-judicial bodies.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicant must:

• Possess a minimum of Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized University.
• Be a member of Ghana Bar Association
• Have at least five years of relevant pre/post qualification experience in the assessment industry

Salaries and Conditions of Service

The salaries paid by the Council are very attractive. The point of entry into the salary scale will depend on qualifications and experience. The successful applicants will enjoy a very good remuneration package that is in line with the Council’s Conditions of Service and will also be assured of full career development within the Organization.

Location: Accra

Method of Application

Interested candidate should send their CVs to:

The Registrar
The West African Examinations Council
Headquarters
Accra

Closing Date: 01 July, 2024

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