National Aids Control Program: Admin Assistant and Data Manager - Jobs in Ghana

National Aids Control Program: Admin Assistant and Data Manager

Posted on :

2 May, 2013

Category :

Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Job Description

Length of Employment: 3 years (renewable annually based on performance)

Basic Function of Position:
The incumbent will be responsible for providing administrative support service, oversight responsibilities for all proficiency testing programmes undertaken by the organisation and manage data generated from these programmes.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Incumbent shall

  1. Be responsible for the administrative management of all proficiency testing programmes
  2. In consultation with the point of contact shall be responsible for the transportation of proficiency testing panels to all testing sites within the country
  3. Be responsible for following up on results submission by all testing sites
  4. Assist proficiency testing administrators to organise training sections for newly enrolled sites, non-performing sites and corrective actions
  5. Liaise with all regional teams to ensure effective and efficient panel distribution, result submission and corrective action implementation
  6. Keep proper documentation of all activities and communications
  7. Ensure that all logistics needed for panel preparation, transport and training are always available
  8. Any other duties assigned

Required Skills or Experience


NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  1. Higher National Diploma in business administration, business management, or any other related area. A bachelor’s degree and demonstrated experience in data management may be a plus
  2. Minimum of three years of working experience in similar positions. Additionally years of managerial experience may be a plus
  3. Fluency in English language, both spoken and written is required
  4. Comprehensive knowledge and experience of the Ghana national laboratory facilities, health care system and structures, including familiarity with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and Ghana Health Service policies, programme priorities and regulations. Good working knowledge of US government public health programmes, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results are required. Good working knowledge of team management, techniques to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results are required. Good working knowledge of team management, techniques to plan, organise and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/co-operative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions
  5. The successful candidate will be expected to exercise ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings, as the work is highly complex; must be able to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international partners; must be an intermediate level user of word processing, spreadsheets and databases; and must have an advanced knowledge of statistics and data analysis

How To Apply

Interested candidates for this position must submit a comprehensive CV, academic certificates and contact details to: [email protected]

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Offer valid till: 03 May, 2013

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