National Media Commission/ Ghana News Agency Recruitment

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21 Sep, 2011

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Vacancies in Ghana

The National Media Commission is looking for suitably qualified, goal oriented and results driven person with exceptional qualities for appointment to the position.

Object of Position:
To provide overall leadership, strategic direction and supervision of the operations of the Organizations.

Duties include:

  • Advise the Board on operational policies, administration and management of the Agency
  • Implement policies, decisions and programmes of the Board
  • 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
  • Develop and promote a culture of goods governance, co-operation, commitment, efficacy, accountability and productivity within the Agency
  • Present a draft annual budget estimates of the Agency to the Board three (3) months before the end of the financial year or as directed by the Board
  • Present to the Board the annual work plan based on the approved budget not later one (1) month after the beginning of the financial year
  • Ensure that Audit report is presented to the Board within three (3) months after the end of the financial year
  • Ensure that Audit report is presented to the Board within three (3) months after the end of the financial year
  • Prepare and submit quarterly reports on the operations and activities of the Agency to the board, not later than two (2) weeks after the end of each quarter
  • Prepare and submit an annual report on the operations and activities of the Agency to the Board not later than two (2) months after the end of the calendar year

 

Required Skills or Experience

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  • 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 for which must be in a senior management position in a reputable institution
  • Strong managerial and organisational 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 software application;
  • Conversant with the Financial administration Act, the Public Procurement Act, the Internal Audit Agency Act, and 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 together with supporting documents, a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, curriculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three ) 3 referees to:

The Executive Secretary
National Media Commission
P O Box SD 114
Sports Stadium
Accra
Closing: 21 Oct, 2011

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