01 Jul 2021

Job Purpose:

    To facilitate communications and media relations, engage in building trust and cultivate positive relations with the SEC’s stakeholders including the media, create responses to reduce or eliminate unfavourable publicity and drive favourable positioning for the SEC, also establish and maintain cooperative relations with local and international relations.

Major Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out all internal and external communications for the SEC, under the supervision of the Unit Head, ensuring its message is consistent and engaging.
  • Undertake email communications for the SEC based on Communications plans and Projects.
  • Preparing and developing high-quality communications outputs as required including press releases, public notices, newsletters, presentations, preparing detailed media reports, and other marketing materials.
  • Work with the Communications team to identify content opportunities and produce the relevant materials.
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that build positive stakeholder engagement and enhance the image and reputation of the SEC.
  • Prepare detailed media activity reports.
  • Plan and manage the design, content, and production of all marketing materials.
  • Respond to communication-related issues in a timely manner.
  • Create communication and marketing strategies for events, activities, and initiatives in line with the SEC’s roadmap and Unit’s work plan.
  • Supervise communications projects and initiatives to guarantee all content is delivered has a high-quality output and executed within agreed timelines.
  • Support the Marketing & Communications team in all aspects of the team’s work as required.
  • Develop public relations strategies aimed at enhancing the SEC’s image.
  • Manage content team to produce relevant, compelling social media updates aimed at enhancing investor education and meeting other goals.
  • Develop and produce high-quality, informative, and interesting press releases, press kits, and related materials.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with the media.
  • Analyze media coverage; develop responses when needed.
  • Organize promotional events, press conferences, tours, visits, and exhibitions.
  • Create and manage Public Relations (PR) budgets, deadlines, objectives, and schedules.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual media activity reports to the Unit Head, etc.

   Educational, Professional Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing with Public Relations or Advertising concentration, Psychology, Sociology or any other relevant field from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • Professional qualification such as CIMGH, CIMUK, IPRG or any other relevant professional body and in good standing is an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is a must.
  • A minimum of nine (9) years post-bachelor’s degree relevant work experience, two (2) of which must be in a similar position in a reputable organization.

 

Competencies:

   Technical 

  • Must be a confident communicator and presenter.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have a full understanding of media needs and media relationships.
  • Have superior research and report writing skills.
  • Be proactive, reliable, responsible, and accurate with great attention to details.
  • Ability to keep confidential information.
  • Tactical understanding of all primary social media platforms.
  • Ability to work in high-stress environments, often for long hours.
  • Must be very innovative and creative.
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, guidelines relating to the securities industry and the capital market in general.
  • Working knowledge of the securities market operations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

 

Managerial/Supervisory: 

  • Must possess excellent planning skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills including prioritising of activities.
  • Ability to influence colleagues to work towards achieving the department’s objectives.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.

 

Behavioural/Personality

  • Hardworking and desire to learn.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ethical and professional skills etc.

01 Jul 2021

    Job Purpose:

To assist with the operations of the Legal and Enforcement department to achieve the objectives of the department and that of the SEC.

   Some Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Preparing affidavits, legal correspondence, and other documents for attorneys.
  • Organizing and maintaining documents in a paper or electronic filing system.
  • Meeting with clients, attorneys, and other professionals to discuss details of cases.
  • Filing pleadings and all other court processes at the court’s Registry.
  • Assisting court bailiffs to direct service of court processes.
  • Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed.
  • Investigating facts and laws of cases and searching public records and other resources to prepare cases and determine causes of action.
  • Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of documents to relevant bodies.
  • Responsible for applying for chambers Licence on time and ensuring that staff of the department have their licences renewed and remain in good standing with the General Legal Council, the Ghana Bar Association, and other Professional Associations on an annual basis.
  • Responsible for raising memos for Bar Conferences, Continuing Legal Education and other professional programmes.
  • Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents, and other data.
  • Keeping the law library up-to-date by monitoring and recommending new and relevant legal materials for purchase in conjunction with the procurement unit.
  • Preparation and circulation of weekly cause lists etc.

 

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • A certificate of completion from an approved paralegal certification programme of education and training, or an associate degree in paralegal studies or an LLB from a recognised university is an advantage.

Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are a must.

  • A minimum of three (3) years post-Bachelor’s degree relevant work experience.

 

Competencies:

Technical

  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, guidelines relating to the securities industry and the capital market in general.
  • Working knowledge of the securities market operations.
  • Excellent investigative skills
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent Report writing skills.
  • Creative, innovative and good business acumen.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

 

Managerial/Administrative: 

  • Must possess excellent planning skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills including prioritising of activities.
  • Ability to influence colleagues to work towards achieving the department’s objectives.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.

 

Behavioural/Personality

  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ethical and professional skills etc.

01 Jul 2021

   Job Purpose:

   To perform audit and risk management duties by professionally evaluating the activities of the SEC to identify areas of risks and reduce them to the barest minimum and ensure that the systems of internal controls provide reasonable assurance to Management that this mandate is fulfilled.

 

  Some Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Annual Audit and Risk Management Plans.
  • Audit of transactions of the Commission.
  • Review and report on internal controls.
  • Assist in the implementation of Risk-Based Internal Audit Framework.
  • Participate in interactions with Internal Audit Agency and other external bodies.
  • Liaise with External Auditors.
  • Identify, develop and document audit issues for review by your supervisor and the Head of Department.
  • Follow-up on external audit reports.
  • Undertake operational audits.
  • Assist in the management and review of the SEC’s Risk Register.
  • Assist in organize quarterly Risk Management Meetings.
  • Prepare and submit minutes of the Risk Management Committee Meetings for review by your supervisor and onward submission to the Head of Department.
  • Assist in executing the mandate of the Complaints Unit of the Audit and Risk Management Department.
  • Assist in the preparation of a monthly report to Management.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly Audit and Risk Management reports to Management, Audit Committee and Internal Audit Agency etc.

 Educational, Professional Qualification and Experience:

  • BSc Administration in Accounting, Finance or equivalent qualification, master’s in Accounting or Finance from an accredited tertiary institution is an advantage.
  • Professional qualification such as ICAG, ACCA, CIMA or any other relevant professional body and in good standing is an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is a must.
  • A minimum of six (6) years post-Bachelor’s degree relevant work experience.

 

 Competencies:

 Technical

  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations and guidelines relating to Accounting, Internal Auditing and Procurement.
  • Knowledge and experience in Accounting and Internal Auditing.
  • Knowledge and experience in Performance / Operational Auditing.
  • Knowledge and experience in Risk-Based Internal Audit Framework.
  • Investigative and analytical skills.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, guidelines relating to the securities industry and the capital market in general.
  • Working knowledge of the securities market operations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Managerial/Administrative: 

  • Must possess excellent planning skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills including prioritising of activities.
  • Ability to influence colleagues to work towards achieving the department’s objectives.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.

 

Behavioural/Personality

  • Hardworking and desire to learn.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ethical and professional skills etc.

01 Jul 2021

Job Purpose:

To provide support in developing and implementing a coherent and coordinated policy and research programme aimed at achieving the object of the SEC.

   Some Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Collect relevant data on the securities market, analyse such data and make recommendations to your supervisor about steps to be taken by the SEC to further regulate and promote the growth and development of the market.
  • Analyse thoroughly occurrences and trends in the securities market and provide recommendations on how the Commission can further promote an efficient, fair and transparent securities market.
  • Monitor the external environment, analyse and report its impact on the performance of the capital market.
  • Conduct research on investor education in Ghana and work with the Communications and External Affairs Unit to design programmes, strategies and implement same to advance the level of investor education and protection.
  • Conduct periodic research on the SEC; quality of service delivery, employees’ perception of leadership and job satisfaction, and the perception of the general public of the SEC whether or not it is delivering its mandate and make the necessary recommendations.
  • Support in the development and implementation of strategy for the SEC to achieve the object of the SEC.
  • Monitor development and trends in the capital market and analyse such development critically and advise on strategic options available to the SEC.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of policy and research programmes in pursuit of a deep, diversify and well-regulated capital market for accelerated growth and development.
  • Assist in managing and administering projects and programmes of the SEC by serving on project teams/committees.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual reports and other ad-hoc reports as required etc.

 

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Finance or equivalent qualification, master’s in the areas stated from an accredited tertiary institution is an advantage.
  • Professional qualification such as CFA, ICAG, ICEG or any other relevant professional body and in good standing is an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is a must.
  • A minimum of six (6) years post Bachelor’s degree work experience.

Competencies:

Technical

  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, guidelines relating to the securities industry and the capital market in general.
  • Working knowledge of the securities market operations.
  • Excellent investigative skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent programme/project management skills.
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills.
  • Ability to conduct research and make recommendations to your supervisor.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

 

Managerial/Administrative: 

  • Must possess excellent planning skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills including prioritising of activities.
  • Ability to influence colleagues to work towards achieving the department’s objectives.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.

 

Behavioural/Personality

  • Hardworking and desire to learn.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ethical and professional skills etc.