Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recruits Executive Director - Jobs in Ghana

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recruits Executive Director

Posted on :

24 Apr, 2012

Category :

Environmental Jobs in Ghana, Executive Jobs in Ghana

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, results driven, with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointments to the under-mentioned above.

Object of the Position:
The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the Agency. He or she has the general responsibility for maintaining and promoting efficiency, effectiveness and good order of the Agency in relation to objectives as may be defined from time to time by the Governing Board, to which or she reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides strategic direction and management of the Agency
  • Performs general management functions
  • Ensures oversight responsibility on EPA’s governance and risk management arrangement
  • Participates in negotiations and conflict resolution sessions
  • Ensures prudent allocation and management of the Agency’s resources
  • Advises on the formulation of environmental policies and makes recommendations on its protection
  • Coordinates activities of bodies concerned with technical aspects of the environment
  • Implements policies on the Regulation of activities which are hazardous and potentially dangerous to the quality of the environment
  • Collaborates with stakeholders and foreign and international agencies in the protection and management of the environment
  • Conducts and promotes investigations, studies and research into environmental issues and creates public awareness of the environment

Terms of Appointment and Remuneration:
The appointment is for an initial period of five (5) years, renewable for another term. The term and conditions of the appointment are in conformity with those of the public service. Compensation package attached to the post is very attractive.


Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of a post-graduate degree in any of the Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Planning, Development, Economics, Management, Law or related fields
  • A minimum of twenty (20) years’ post-qualification relevant work experience in a scientific, academic or business environment, ten (10) years of which should be in a senior managerial position at a regulatory institution

Competencies and Skills:

  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Ability to meet challenges of a growing and dynamic regulatory organization
  • Excellent communication and good human relations skills
  • Excellent Planning, technical and conceptual skills
  • Extensive experience in environment, management/research

How To Apply

Applications (in sealed envelopes marked, “Executive Director”, for the Executive Director position in the top left corner together with:

  • Curriculum vitae including the names and addresses of three (3) referees (who should be requested to forward their confidential reports directly to the address below)
  • A brief vision statement for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should reach the address below:
P. O. BOX GP 1618
Offer valid till: 30 Apr, 2012

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