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Wa Polytechnic Ghana: Development Officer

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28 Oct, 2010

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The Polytechnic is a young institution with a strategic vision of becoming a world class centre for applied technology and career focused education for rural poverty reduction and national development. The polytechnic aims at developing core competencies in areas with strong bearing on the regional economy and critical national human capital development.

Currently accredited to run tertiary programmes in Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Technology, Estate Management Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Accountancy and Secretaryship and Management Studies, Wa Polytechnic is a rapidly growing institution in an exciting but challenging environment.

Job Description

The Position:

The Development Officer shall be the Head of the Works and Physical Development Unit of the Polytechnic
She/he shall be accountable to the Rector
She/he shall be responsible for the development and maintenance of the physical and infrastructural works of the Polytechnic
She/he shall have oversight responsibility for all municipal services of the Polytechnic, including the Estate and Maintenance Unit
She/he shall consider and advise the Entity Tender Committee on all matters affecting tenders on buildings and other projects of the Polytechnic
She/he shall deal with all matters on contracts involving the physical and infrastructural development of the Polytechnic
She/he shall perform any other functions as may be assigned to him by the Rector
Terms of Appointment:
Salary: Attractive with fringe benefits

Required Skills or Experience

The candidate:


Must have a good first degree (or its equivalent) in related discipline with a proven record of professional competence. A higher qualification will be an advantage
Must be a member of a relevant Professional Body
Must have a strong background in industry with strong links with business and industry
Must have proven leadership and management capabilities
Must have drive, vision and strong resource mobilization skills
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, good moral conduct and a high sense of honesty and integrity

How To Apply

The candidate must submit an application together with:

Curriulum Vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees:
A short statement of maximum of one (1) A4, single spacing, type-written page on the applicant’s vision for Wa Polytechnic Development Office
Application should be forwarded under registered cover and marked POSITION OF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER to the address below:

The Chair
Search Committee for Development Officer
Wa Polytechnic
P. O. Box553
Wa, Upper West Region

Offer valid till: 19 Nov, 2010

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