Legal and Compliance Counsel, Accra ABInBev

Legal and Compliance Counsel, Accra ABInBev

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Company Description

Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients. Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria. Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Job Description

Advising the company on all legal issues as well as ensuring that statutory meetings and board meetings are carried out in accordance with the provision of company and allied matters act.

Key Responsibilities and Outputs:

Drafting of all contract agreement between the company and prospecting contractors in a manner to ensure strict compliance

Giving legal opinion on agreement presented to the company with intention to create legal relationship

Ensuring that board meetings are organized with the strictest compliance to the company’s memo and Articles of Association.

Directing the board on the provisions of Companies and Allied Matters’ Act where the need arises during meeting

Ensuring that notices and agenda for the board meeting is prepared and sent to  board members within time

Writing and developing board meetings

Keeping the register of members

Keeping the register of directors

Ensure custody of the company seal

Ensure that statutory meetings e.g. AGM is held with strict compliance to the provisions of Company and Allied matters Act

Ensure that statutory fillings with the Corporate Affairs Commission are filled as and when due

Acting as a bridge between the company and its external solicitors

Acting as bridge between the company and the police on issues involving the  police


Degree in Law (LLB)

Experience as member of the  Bar Association (BA)

Good knowledge of applicable laws

Excellent communication skills

Computer literacy

Sound knowledge of English

Swift response to issues of consequence

Additional Information

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality.

Internal applicants require Line manager approval

Kindly attach CV in PDF format

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than (24 December  2021).

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