Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Vacancies: Head of Technical Services

Posted on :

7 Jun, 2011

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in Ghana, Technical Recruitment in Ghana

Job Purpose:
To ensure availability of functional equipment, which are maximally applied for their intended purposes in the hospital.

  • Provide leadership and be responsible for the overall management of the engineering facilities of the hospital including medical equipment, plant and machinery, service installations, Estates and Environmental Services
  • Lead the implementation of planned and corrective maintenance and ensure that emergency breakdowns in equipment and service installations are restored speedily to minimize interruptions in service delivery
  • Coordinate and ensure speedily restoration of utilities and other services that have to be done by utility companies and other external service providers
  • Ensure the Directorate maintains an updated assets database of equipment and physicals of the entire hospital and its residences
  • Apply asset database information to do Equipment and Facilities Development Planning (EDP) and advice management appropriately on Rational Equipment and Facilities Replacement and Acquisition
  • Draw up and interpret technical specifications and technical manuals of healthcare equipment
  • Advise on the evaluation of technical tenders and the selection of contractors and consultant
  • Supervise external service providers by the heads of units of the Technical Services Directorate, manage service contracts and provide certification to management of the performance of the providers
  • Give regular reports and briefing to Management on the activities of the directorate
  • Lead the directorate management team in preparing infrastructural and equipment budgets of the hospital; POW of works and Equipments; and the Directorate’s performance reviews
  • Determine and recommend the type, appropriate levels of quantities and costs of maintenance materials and spares to be stocked for effective maintenance
  • Devise improved job methods for increasing efficiency in the unit
  • Perform any other official duties that may be assigned by Management

Conditions of Service: Very Attractive

Required Skills or Experience

  1. BSc Electrical/Electronics Engineering, BSc Mechanical Engineering, BSc Biomedical/Clinical Engineering or Equivalent and at least Eight (8) years working experience or
  2. Masters/Postgraduate Degree in Electrical Electronics or Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical/Clinical Engineering and a minimum of five (5) years post qualification working experience

The prospective candidate must have:

  • Experience in equipment procurement planning and budgeting
  • Demonstrate hands on experience in maintenance of medical equipment
  • Evidence of leadership and continuing professional development and training in management
  • Experience in policy and standards development
  • Experience in service developments
  • Experience in report writing

Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Mechanical aptitude and eye/hand coordination
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Planning skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to move from one place to another easily

Personal Qualities: Flexible, upright, enthusiastic, motivation, responsible, dependable, courtesy, consideration, a team player and trustworthy.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are to forward their applications with detailed CVs and names of 3 referees to the address below:

The Chief Executive
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
P. O. Box 1934


Closing: 20th June, 2011

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