Absa Bank Ghana Limited Recruitment 2020-CLICK to APPLY


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Absa Bank Ghana Limited Recruitment 2020.

Absa Bank Ghana Limited also called “Absa Group Limited”, formerly known as Barclays Bank of Ghana Limited is a commercial bank in Ghana, licensed by the Bank of Ghana, the country’s central bank and national banking regulator.We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Legal & Compliance

Key Accountabilities

  • Establish and implement a consistent operating framework for the identification, management, monitoring and reporting of country legal and compliance risks and issues.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the operating framework is embedded consistently in-country to meet internal and statutory requirements.
  • Deliver valued advice and guidance to management on all legal and compliance issues.
  • Participate in the development of processes, policies and procedures designed to reduce legal risk and/or increase the efficiency of Absa Bank Ghana Ltd.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of relevant legal and compliance training for business, support areas and other members of the legal and compliance function.
  • Deliver an appropriate review mechanism to assess reputational risk before it is assumed.

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Essential Requirements

  • Solid knowledge, understanding and apply, 3tion of Regulatory Compliance.
  • Must be called to the Ghana Bar and a member of the Ghana Bar Association.
  • 15 years post qualification experience with a minimum of 10 years of financial institution experience, five of which must be in senior management.
  • Flexibility to appreciate commercial objectives of the business, coupled with an ability to independently and constructively challenge senior management, peers or other colleagues where appropriate, to insist upon adherence to the highest standards of business practice and ethical behaviour and to the requirements of relevant authorities.
  • Tact and sensitivity, as well as strength and authority, are important.
  • Incisive analytical ability to resolve and minimize legal risk issues and new product legal issues.
  • Must have influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Autonomous decision making – ability to take major legal decisions and conduct negotiations for and on behalf of the bank.
  • Ability to design and conduct technical/upskilling programmes.
  • Good understanding of global standards of best practice and shared objectives in the role of the financial system in tackling money laundering, terrorist financing, proceeds of crime and other financial crime a
    Ability to make a real contribution in a rapidly changing environment and thrive on change and the need to learn rapidly.

How to Apply

NOTE: Closing date for submission of application is [one week after first publication]. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Absa Bank Ghana Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.

Absa Bank Ghana Limited, Battalion no. CS144072016. Regulated by the Bank of Ghana. Toll-free: 0800 222 333

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