Ministry of Health Ghana Currently Recruiting 2018

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23 Jul, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

As a critical Sector of the economy, the Ministry of Health seeks to improve the health status of all people living in Ghana thereby contributing to Government’s vision of universal health coverage and a healthy population. The Ministry of Health, working in partnership with its agencies and stakeholders aims at improving the human capital thus “creating wealth through health” through the development and implementation of proactive policies that will ensure improved health and vitality.

Job Description

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive, the Procurement Manager shall ensure the effective procurement of goods, services and works, specifically, the procurement Manager shall perform the following functions:

• Supervise the activities of the procurement department and personnel by training, assigning work and evaluating performance
• Oversee the procurement of goods, services and works in the hospital under the supervision of the Chief Executive
• Plans and implement the procurement system in the hospital as shall be approved
• Evaluate effectiveness of the procurement system and recommended modifications as may be needed
• Prepare yearly procurement plans and ensure that implementation is in time with the funding plan
• Source items using the correct procurement threshold and methods
• Prepare and maintain procurement documentation according to procedures
• Act as a secretary to the procurement committee meeting
• Record and keep minutes / reports of procurement / tender committee meetings
• Maintain a database in order to provide an accurate records / inventory of supplies
• Ensure that the hospital has a strong compliance with all relevant procurement and financial management regulations

Qualification Required & Experience

Candidates seeking this position must:


• Applicants must have a degree in purchasing and supply or logistics and supply chain management with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a medium to large organisation with frequent and high volumes of procurement activities.
• Applicants with additional Masters Degree in Procurement, Business Administration or the ultimate qualification from a recognised Chartered Procurement/Logistics and Supply Institute would have an advantage
• A previous experience in procurement of drugs and medical consumables in desirable but not required

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria

• Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to relate well to all levels of users
• Possess strong leadership skills and motivational skills
• Must have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to arrive methodical process of problem solving which includes considering a variety of solutions
• Must be able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• Must be willing to be flexible with work schedule to get job done, as required
• Must be able to manage multiple projects and meet established deadlines
• Must be a team player as well as self-motivated to be able to work independently and possess a customer focused mentality
• Must possess a strong work ethic, be trustworthy and maintain a high degree of integrity
• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office skills in Word, Excel and Access

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Interested qualified persons should submit their applications, CV with names of 3 persons to serve as referees and a two page vision statement for the position being applied for, to the address/e-mail below to: The Chairman Interim Management Committee University of Ghana Medical CentreLegon Or email to:

Closing Date: 03 August, 2018

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