MTN Ghana Recruiment for Senior Manager, Company Secretary

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for MTN Ghana Recruitment for Senior Manager, Company Secretary.

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator, connecting subscribers in 22 countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 30 June 2013, MTN recorded 201.5 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia.  MTN’s brand is the most valuable in Africa and is ranked in the top 100 brands worldwide. MTN’s shares constitute the biggest primary listing on the JSE – Africa’s largest stock exchange.

Job Description

  • Company: MTN Ghana
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Role

  • Develop and oversee a system that maintains high standards of corporate governance and ensure that the Company complies with all relevant legal, regulatory best practice and statutory requirements.
  • Organise and prepare the agenda and other documents for all meetings of the board of directors in consultation with the Board Chairmen of Scancom Plc and its subsidiaries and Committee chairpersons.
  • Maintain records of proceedings for board meetings, committees and Annual General Meetings (AGMs).
  • Provide Company Secretarial Services for Board meetings and ensure that legal requirements related to the meetings are fulfilled, as well as follow up on actions from meetings.
  • Issue notice and agenda of board meetings to Board Members of the company board.
  • Provide the Board with required guidance and advice in the discharge of their duties, responsibilities and powers.
  • Contribute to the governance, risk and compliance training of Board members
  • Responsible for arranging Executive Committee meetings and such other meetings as may be required from time to time and keeping track of minutes of meeting and write reports.
  • Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries.
  • Be the link between the CEO and the Board Chairman for an effective functioning of the Scancom Plc Board and subsidiaries.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all Excom and board meetings for ease of reference. Where feasible automate process.
  • Handle correspondence, collate information and write reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders.
  • Liaise with external regulatory authorities and external stakeholders on behalf of the Boards.



  • Dynamic and highly competitive telecommunication & ICT industry
  • Highly legal and regulated environment
  • Performance Driven Environment
  • Diverse cultural environment
  • Unionized environment
  • Active Media  Engagement & Brand Reputation
  • Regionalization structure implication



  • A Degree in Law with qualifying certificate in law (i.e. Bar exams)
  • Full ICSA Qualification is a must.



  • 8 years post qualification Commercial/Corporate Law experience in a large local law firm or the legal department/ Company secretarial role of a large company.
  • Experience must include exposure in company Secretariat management
  • Telco/Finance Experience an advantage.

Prfessional/Technical competencies:

  • In-depth knowledge of corporate law and practices, telecoms laws, labour laws, land laws etc.
  •  Information and Administrative Management
  •  Legal Advice
  • Computer Literacy
  • Strong knowledge of Company secretarial practices
  •  Good record keeping
  • Good writing and reporting skills

Physical Skills/ Competencies:

  • Ability to manage self and Boards, good verbal and communication skills, takes and manages accountability
  • Energy & Drive – Innovative, Takes initiative, result oriented and develops self consistently, Creativity and Innovation
  • Interpersonal Skills  –  Leadership, customer centricity, collaborative and  coaches & develops direct reports
  • Personal Skills  – Trustworthy, integrity and ethical in dealings
  • Operating Skills – Ability to focus on priorities and plans, manages and monitors work effectively
  • Organizational Positioning Skills  –  Good written and verbal communication, commitment to the organization
  • A global thinker, Analytical thinking and Problem-solving abilities.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should Click here to submit CV and Application Letter.


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