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15 Oct, 2020

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Job Description

Job Title: Biosafety Officer

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Supervises the collection of relevant data for the formulation of policies;
• Implements programmes and activities of the Unit(s);
• Collects and collates data for the establishment of administrative mechanisms for the appropriate handling and storage of documents and data in connection with the processing of applications;
• Collates data for the preparation of draft communication on relevant matters to applicants and the public;
• Participates in the verification of clients’ compliance with approval conditions;
• Inspects facilities;
• Investigates complaints and breaches of terms and conditions;
• Facilitates the performance of enforcement activities in collaboration with key stakeholders;
• Collects inputs for use by Regulatory Agencies for their inspection and compliance activities;
• Facilitates the conduct of public education and sensitization on the Unit’s activities in
collaboration with the Public Relations Unit;
• Facilitates the building of industry capacity in biosafety inspection;
• Collates data for the development of project proposals for the Unit(s);
• Collates data for the preparation of annual and other periodic reports of the Unit(s);
• Collates data for the preparation of annual work plan and budget of the Unit(s);
• Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate staff.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences or any other related discipline from an accredited tertiary institution
• A minimum of one (1) year relevant post Bachelor’s degree work experience in a relevant organization;
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

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COMPETENCIES

• Communication, report writing and presentation skills.
• Good research and analytical skills.
• Knowledge of project and programmes management.
• High integrity and good ethical standards.
• Team player.
• Knowledge in biosafety enforcement procedures.
• Knowledge in relevant Conventions and Treaties.
• Knowledge in the Biosafety Clearing House (BCH) operations.
• Good networking skills.
• Good leadership and mentoring skills.
• Knowledge in relevant IT applications.
• Good strategic planning.
• Monitoring and evaluation skills.
• Guidance and counselling.

Location: Accra

How To Apply

Interested candidate should send their CVs to:

National Biosafety Authority (NBA)
Box WY 669,
Kwabenya-Accra
Or email to: [email protected]
Notes:
Hard copies of applications should be submitted at the NBA Secretariat located on the campus of graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, GAEC, near Kwabenya Police Station
GPS: GE-291-8394


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