Director General: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

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11 Jun, 2012

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The Director-General is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, and subject to such general directions as the Board may give, is responsible for overall leadership, co-ordination, guidance and supervision of the work of the corporation.


  1. The day-to-day administrative of the Corporation
  2. Advise the Board on corporate and operational policies and procedures
  3. Implementation of the decisions of the Board and the policies, bye-laws, and other instruments and objectives of the Corporation
  4. Provide guidelines to conform with the principles of public broadcasting
  5. Present to the Board monthly reports of the operations and activities of the Corporation
  6. Present a draft annual budget estimates of the Corporation to the Board three (3) months before the end of the financial year or as directed by the Board
  7. Presentation to the  Board the annual work plan based on the approved budget not later than one month after the beginning of the financial year
  8. Submit to the Board a mid-year report on the implementation of the work programme plan
  9. Submit to the Board an annual report on the activities of the Corporation in the preceding year within three (3) months of the year
  10. Ensure that Audit report is presented to the Board within three (3) months after the end of the financial year
  11. Ensure provision, as a public service, of independent and impartial broadcasting services (sound and television) for general reception in Ghana
  12. Engage, in accordance with Board policy, in commercial broadcasting through the sale of period advertisements scheduled at prescribed segments in its programme service
  13. Ensure compliance with output requirements under the law in the public service broadcasting of the Corporation
  14. Develop and maintain a philosophy of management and corporate culture that fosters co-operation
  15. Any other relevant duties/responsibilities that may be assigned by the Board

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of Master’s Degree in Sciences or Arts, preferably, Mass Communications, Journalism, Business/Public Administration, Engineering, Economics, Management or its equivalent professional qualification from a recognized institution, with not less than fifteen (15) years’ post qualification relevant work experience, five (5) years of which must be in a senior management position

Competencies and Skills:

  • Strong managerial and organisational skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of public broadcasting
  • Demonstration of creativity and good business acumen
  • Excellent leadership and decision making skills
  • Excellent administrative and supervisory skills
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer and software application
  • Conversant with the Financial Administration Act, the Public Procurement Act, the Internal Audit Agency Act, the National Communications Authority Act and the National Media Commission Act
  • Excellent marketing orientation and good knowledge of Media Networks, particularly the electronic media

How To Apply

Applications should be forwarded, not later than together with supporting documents, a statement of applicants vision for the position, Curriculum Vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees to:

P. O. BOX SD 114
Offer valid till: 06 Jul, 2012

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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