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Ghana Health Service: Deputy Director (Logistics)

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1 Feb, 2011

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana, Logistics Jobs in Ghana

The Ghana Health Service is an autonomous Agency of the Ministry of Health responsible for providing and prudently managing comprehensive and accessible health service at Regional, District and Sub-district levels in accordance with approved national policies. To achieve this, the GHS must attract and appoint suitably qualified personnel to carry out its mandate at various operational levels.

Job Description

Liaise with the Customs Excise and Revenue Clearing organizations for the quick payment or processing of exemptions as well as the clearing and storage of all goods purchased locally or internationally by the Ghana Health Service (GHS)
Provide appropriate skills required for the conveying, storage and handling of all drugs, chemicals, equipment and other medical consumables at all levels of the GHS
Ensure an accurate up to date and database record of commodities and stock transactions
Maintain a nationally integrated stock control system enhancing the swift delivery of drugs, equipment and other supplies with regard to the state and quantity of the items and to the location required
Maintain a system for prioritising the requests form competing health institutions and serving them accordingly
Organize the receipt and inspection of drugs, equipment and other supplies to ensure that specifications and quantities conforms to specification
Condition: Applicants outside must be able to serve a full term of 4 years effective 1st July 2011 before attaining the compulsory retiring age of 60 years

Compensation: The Ghana Health Service compensation package is competitive in the Public Sector
Required Skills or Experience

Membership of a recognized professional management body i.e. CIPS with a minimum of 7 years post qualification working experience in Supply Chain management in a reputable organisation with 3 years in a senior management position. A relevant PhD is desirablbe
Applicants must in addition to specific qualification as indicated have postgraduate qualification relevant to the position and considerable strategic, interpersonal and analytical skills with a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational challenges in the Health Sector.
Provide evidence of leadership and continuous professional development or valid registration from the professional institution if applicant’s profession is regulated by law
The ideal candidate must be performance driven and keen to achieve results

How To Apply


Interested persons who meet the above requirement should submit six sets of an application made up of the following documents with the position applied for clearly written at the left corner of the envelope:

Application letter
Curriculum Vitae with names and addresses of two (2) referees
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Copies of valid professional registration/license if profession is regulated by law
One (1) page Vision Statement on how applicant intends to respond to the GHS mission
Applications should be sent by hand or by courier to reach the address below:

The Director (HRD)
Ghana Health Service
Human Resource Directorate
Private Mail Bag
Ministries, Accra

Further information is available by phone: 0302-670329/ 0302-661355/ 0244-265600

Offer valid till: 15 Feb, 2011

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