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Ghana Meteorological Agency Recruits Director General

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27 Feb, 2011

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Vacancies in Ghana

The Ghana meteorological Agency invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, results driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment.

Object of the Position:
To provide overall leadership, vision, strategic direction and supervision of the operations of the Agency.

Provide strategic direction for the work of the Agency subject to general directives of the board
Carry out day-to-day administration and management of the Agency
Ensure the implementation of the decisions of the board
Propose policies relating to the strategic direction of the Agency for the Board’s consideration
Enforce the rules, regulations and procedures prescribe by the World Meteorological Agency
Advice the Board on the management of the National Meteorological Fund
Serve as the Permanent Representative of Ghana at the World Meteorological Organization
Faster and promote cooperation and relationship between the Agency and the relevant national and international organizations
Submit annual and other periodic reports on the activities and operations of the agency to the Board
Manage the resources (financial, personnel, logistics and equipment) of the Agency for optimum performance

Required Skills or Experience

A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Meteorology or Climate Science from a recognized University
A minimum of twelve (12) years post qualification relevant work experience with extensive research work in climatology, five (5) years of which must be in a senior management position in a reputable institution
An MBA or MPA would be an added advantage
Strong managerial and organizational skills
Ability to think broadly and demonstration of creativity
Good leadership and decision making skills
Strong administrative and supervisory skills
Good team player
Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in computer application
Conversant with financial Administration Act, the Public Procurement Act and the Internal Audit Agency
Conversant with current policies and regulations of the World Meteorological Organisation


How To Apply

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents, a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, curriculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees to:

P. O. BOX GP 1618


Offer valid till: 07 Mar, 2011

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