Ministry of Health Ghana Jobs 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: Director Of Administration

Job Purpose

• The Director of Administration on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the overall performance and operational management of the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC)
• He/She will ensure that a robust performance framework is in plance and UGMC’s effectiveness to deliver high quality and lean services is enhanced through good administration and efficient financial management
• The post holder will also be expected to manage the following roles: Director of Finance and Director of Facilities Management

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

• Exercise oversight responsibility for the efficient and effective management of general services of the hospital
• Ensure that statutory financial obligations affecting the hospital are observed
• Ensure a strong and effective framework of corporate governance within the hospital
• Provide advice on the financial health of the hospital in relation to policies and programmes
• Lead in the preparation and presentation of UGMC’s budget
• Oversee the formulation and implementation of human resource and administrative policies, guidelines and procedures
• Coordinate the development of medium and long-term strategic plans for the hospital
• Oversee the preparation and implementation of performance management as well as staff development policies and programmes
• Undertake other duties commensurate with this role

Qualification Required & Experience


Candidates seeking this position must:

• Have a minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution
• At least 10 years post qualification relevant work experience, 5 years of which must be a senior
• Management position in a reputable institution extensive leadership, team building, monitoring and management skills
• Knowledge and experience in financial, procurement, budgeting and auditing regulations

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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