General Manager of the Ghana News Agency Needed

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11 Jun, 2012

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The provide overall leadership, strategic direction and supervision of the operations of the Organisation.


  1. Advise the Board on operational policies, administration and management of the Agency
  2. Implement policies, decisions and programmes of the Board
  3. Establish and implement approved financial, administrative, technical, production, marketing, editorial, internal audit system and procedures and organizational structures for the achievement of the mandate of the agency
  4. Develop and promote a culture of good governance, co-operation, commitment, efficacy, accountability and productivity within the Agency
  5. 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
  6. Present to the Board annual work plan based on the approved budget not later than one (1) month after the beginning of the financial year
  7. Ensure that Audit report is presented to the Board within three (3) months after the end of the financial year
  8. Prepare and submit quarterly reports on the operations and activities of the Agency to the Board, not later than two (2) months after the end of the calendar year
  9. Develop and maintain philosophy of management and corporate culture that foster co-operation
  10. 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 in a reputable institution

Competencies and Skills:

  • Strong managerial and organizational 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 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

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