National Council For Tertiary Education Recruitment 2011 ( 5 Positions)

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26 Sep, 2011

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Procurement Officer

Job Summary:
Will report to the Head of Corporate Affairs and will be responsible for:

  • The preparation of procurement plans and the management of procurement activities of Council
  • The compilation and update of details of registered suppliers
  • The identification of prospective suppliers and evaluation of their reliability and competitiveness
  • the production of Performance Reports on suppliers
  • The review and evaluation of reports and advising Management on what action to take
  • Advising Management on the disposal of obsolete and unserviceable stocks
  • The preparation of Job and Procurement Contracts
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned within the scope of the Job

Terms and Conditions of Service: Attractive
 

Required Skills or Experience

The candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of an HND in Procurement or Purchasing and Supply
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience
  • Have good computer skills
  • Be conversant with the new Procurement Law
  • Membership of a relevant professional body (CIPS) would be an advantage
  • Have excellent inter-personal relations
2. Senior Administrative Assistant

Job Summary:
Will report to the Head of the Publications, Documentation and Public Relations Department and will:

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the organisation’s Documentation Centre
  • Assist with the publishing and marketing of Council’s publications
  • Perform other administrative duties
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned within the scope of the job

Terms and Conditions of Service: Attractive
 

Required Skills or Experience

The candidate must:
The preferred candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Librarianship/Information Studies
  • A Minimum of two (2) years experience in an academic or research library
  • Knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues and trends in information literacy instruction and library technologies; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication and planning skills
3. Senior ICT Assistant

Job Summary:
Will report to the Head, Planning, Research and Policy Development Department and will be responsible for:

  • Maintenance of the Local Area Network of the Secretariat of the NCTE
  • Maintenance of external connectivity (internet services)
  • The management and administration of the organisation’s Website
  • The management and administration of the Tertiary Institutions Management Information System (TIMIS) of NCTE
  • The provision of first hand consultancy on technology services required to assist in the administrative duties of NCTE
  • The design, building and uploading of backup database systems for various units and departments of the Secretariat of the organisation
  • Training of Staff to acquire ICT skills
  • Conducting routine system maintenance, back up of systems and applications, as well as develop and implement security measures to ensure the integrity of the stored business information of the organisation by introducing and implementing security measures to be adhered to by all users within the organisation
  • Developing an information technology strategy for the tertiary education setup in Ghana
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned within the scope of the job

Terms and Conditions of Service: Attractive
 

Required Skills or Experience

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The candidate must:
The preferred candidate must have:

  • Possess an HND/Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
  • Must have a certificate in database design and management from a recognised institution
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years experience in a related field
  • must have in-depth knowledge on web designing and content management
  • Knowledge in computer hard ware will be a plus
  • A good programming knowledge will be an added advantage
4. Planning Officer (Policy Planning and Development)

Job Summary:
Will assist Executive Secretary to:

  • Develop policies and Strategic Plans
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of policies and plans
  • Develop technical papers on Higher Education in order to inform policy making
  • Collect information on best practices on the management of Higher Education for decision-making in Ghana
  • Monitor the implementation of Standards and Norms in Higher Education

Terms and Conditions of Service: Attractive
 

Required Skills or Experience

The candidate must:

  • Applicant must have a master’s degree in Higher Education, Development Studies, Policy Planning or Public Administration
  • Must have experience in:
  1. Educational planning and Higher Education administration
  2. Strategic Planning in Higher Education
  3. Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  4. Consulting for reputable organisation on Higher Education
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and at least one statistical software
  • Applicant must have a minimum of three years post qualification work experience in a related field
5. Senior Research Assistant – Planning Unit

Job Summary:
Will report to the Head of Planning, Research and Policy Development Department:

  • Prepare electronic formats for data collection
  • Design database for effective storage, retrieval and analysis of data
  • Collect and Collage institutional data on students, staff, academic norms, costs etc
  • Develop database and management information system for effective planning, management and development of tertiary education institutions
  • Produce annual statistical digests on tertiary education institutions

Terms and Conditions of Service: Attractive
 

Required Skills or Experience

The candidate must:

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Economics and Statistics
  • Must have knowledge in the use of the Microsoft office suite
  • Must have experience in the use of Statistical Software
  • Applicant must have at least three years work experience in a relevant field

 

How To Apply

Qualified applicants must forward their application letters, stating clearly the position of interest and detailed Curriculum Vitae including addresses of three referees and photocopies of academic and/or professional certificates to:

THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TERTIARY EDUCATION
P. O. BOX MB 28
ACCRA
Or submit the above documents to the Secretariat of the NCTE located at East Legon, on the Bawaleshie traffic light to Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) Road and adjacent to the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Closing date: 30 Sep, 2011

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