National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA): 8 Positions

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22 Aug, 2013

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The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment into the under-mentioned position:- Solicitor Secretary

Object Of The Position:

To provide strategic and technical direction for the effective management of all legal matters of the Authority.

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Serves as Secretary to the NPRA Board and Director of Legal and Policy Division
•   Formulates the strategy, annual business plans, policies and procedures in line with the overall organization business strategy
•   Ensures the enforcement of rules and regulations, and the effective and efficient resolution of disputes
•   Tracks and reports on the high risk legal issues arising from potential and existing contracts/agreements, litigation cases, changes in relevant legistations, and takes adequate and timely mitigating actions to safeguard the organisation’s interest
•   Ensures continuous system and quality enhancements by monitoring and evaluating the respective activities and processes implemented in the division
•   Prepares Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between the Board and Donor Agencies and institutions as may be required
•   Advises on areas of the statutes establishing the organsiation that need to be reviewed in conformity with other related laws and best practice.

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   A master’s degree in Public Policy or any related field from a recognized University
•   Post-qualification training in Legislative Drafting will be an added advantage
•   Must have been called to the Bar for a minimum of eight (8) years, with (5) years professional experience and knowledge in Commercial Law and the Financial Industry
•   Must have worked in a senior management position for a minimum of five (5) years
•   Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•   Must have strong management and organisational skills
•   Must be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents (a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, currciculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees) to:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
ONWONA HOUSE, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013


The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment into the under-mentioned position:- Internal Auditor

Object Of The Position:

To undertake audit assignments and provide administrative support to ensure compliance with fiscal policy, processes, procedures, laws and all regulations towards the implementation of Act 766.

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Develops plans for the various operational systems and procedures of the Authority for the assessment of the internal controls to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of operations
•   Lead and directs a team of Internal Auditors to implement plans by monitoring and evaluating the organsiation’s risk management process and submits a report of findings to the Board Audit Committee
•   Assists the Audit Committee of the Board to discharge its corporate governance responsibilities by reporting on critical internal control problems
•   Liaises with External Auditors to ensure that recommendation for improvement in the internal controls are implemented
•   Ensures that the iternal control systemsa are adequate to safegaurd the assets and resources of the organisation
•   Prepares financial reports in compliance with rules and regulations

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   A master’s degree  in Finance or Accounting from a recognized University and or professional accounting qualification (ACCA, ICA)
•   A minimum of five (5) years post qualification experience in financial management with at least three years in audit practice
•   Must have expertise in interpreting financial information and the implications it has for investment decision
•   Must have in-depth knowledge in the management og long term investments in Pension Funds
•   Strong managerial and organizational skills
•   Effective monitoring and evaluation skills
•   Must be computer literate
•    Risk management skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents (a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, currciculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees) to:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
Onwona House, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013


The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment into the under-mentioned position:- Director, Finance and Administration

Object Of The Position:

To provide strategic and technical direction for the effective management of Finance and Administration Department of the Authority

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Provides sound financial management, control and disbursement of all expenditures
•   Prepares the annual budget of the Authority
•   Formulates policies regarding control and safeguarding of assets and ensures that these are properly adhered to
•   Records, monitors and plans co-funding as may be required
•   Undertakes and reports on budget/expenditure analysis for all programmes of all administrative and fiancial staff
•   Formulates human resource management and development policies of the organization
•   Supervises the preparation of human resource implementation processes, rules and regulations
•   Ensures the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports
•   Ensure the maintenance, storage and retrieval of records
•   Maintains Assets Register and keep proper records of all assets
•   Exercises oversight responsibility of the Directorate

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   Must be a member of a professionally recognized accounting body ie ICA, ACCA and CIMA or its equivalent
•   A master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized University will be an advantage
•   A minimum of ten (10) years post qualification experience in a reputable organization, five (5) years of which should be in a senior management position
•   Must be computer literate
•   Strong financial and administrative skills
•   Strong people management skills
•   Strong leadership and decision making skills
•   Knowledge of all the financial laws in Ghana

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents (a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, currciculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees) to:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
Onwona House, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013


The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment into the under-mentioned position:- Administrative / Human Resource Manager

Object Of The Position:

To provide technical support for the effective management of the administrative and human resources matters of the Authority

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Ensures a conductive and secured working environment for all staff
•   Implements human resource planning and management policies and ensures compliance with the code of conduct
•   Ensures that all administrative transactions and arrangements of contracts are in compliance with the applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations
•   Make specific recommendations on the improvement of administrative systems and internal controls.
•   Organises and partipates in management meetings
•   Supervises protocol arrangements for internal and external trabel arrangements
•   Maintains proper records keeping, storage and retrieval
•   Maintains a procurement process and ensures compliance
•   Negotiates with suppliers and service providers
•   Co-ordinates and controls the procurement of all materials as well as liaising with all divisions to ensure targets and deadlines are met.
•   Reviews contract files to ensure all documents are backed up and files correctly executed
•   Maintains and updates assets register
•   Maintains historical human resource management records by designing a filing and retrieval system, keeping pastand current records
•   Provides advice on all aspects of the Labour Act regulations and practice are adhered to
•   Facilitates the development, analysis and review of policies relating to human resource management and development
•   Coordinates the development and maintenance of a comprehensive human resources management (HRM) database for the Authority
•   Initiates the development of in-service training programmes
•   Facilitates the development of incentives/welfare packages for staff of the Authority
•   Coordinates the recruitment and selection of staff for the Authority

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   A master’s degree in Business Management, Administration, Human Resource or any other relevant field or discipline from a recognized University
•   A minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience with at least three (3) years at the managerial level
•   Strong managerial and organizational skills
•   Sound people management skills
•   Must be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents (a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, currciculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees) to:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
Onwona House, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013

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The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment into the under-mentioned position:- Director Of Operations

Object Of The Position:

To provide leadership and strategic direction for the effective management of all activities related to operations and development of the Authority

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Manages all activities related to operations and development of the Authority
•   Develops and maintains operational plans, processes and procedures
•   Provides input into the development of strategy, research and development of new schemes
•   Coordinates the activities of all divisional heads into a consolidates the report for the Board, management and parliament
•   Ensures all established plans, processes are followed
•   Oversees the development of research activities for the reducation of risk to pension funds.
•   Develops a standard reporting format for management reports
•   Establishes quality control standards and obtains data
•   Ensures that Management Information gathering and its effective and efficient use to enhance the work of the Authority
•   Maintains a strong control over information flow and the synchronization of all plans and activities at the Authority
•   Trains and ensures all employees are aware and comply with the Authority’s standards, policies, procedures and regulations

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   A minimum of a master’s degree in Business Administration/Public Administration or its equivalent
•   A minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience, five (5) years of which should be in a management position. Good reporting skills
•   Good interpersonal skills
•   Strong IT and Technical background in Operations in a financial institution would be a requirement

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents (a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, currciculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees) to:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
ONWONA HOUSE, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013


The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment into the under-mentioned position:- Investment Analyst

Object Of The Position:

To undertake research to provide information and investment ideas to Fund Managers to enable the Authority make decisions relating to the investment portfolios they manage/regulate.

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Develop an understanding of financial information on Company Accounts, Pension Data, Statistics, Economics and Relevant Political Events
•   Analyze financial information relating to specific companies example, company results, profit and loss and cash flow statements
•   Keep up to date with market development, new products, and all other areas that can affect the markets
•   Monitors financial news using specialist media sources
•   Writes research reports and provides investment ideas for clients/stakeholders/donors
•   Ensures the compliance with statutory requirements and other regulations
•   Maintains regular communication with Fund Managers, Trustees and Custodians
•   Makes presentations and recommendations as to which instruments should be included in Fund Managers portfolios

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   Must have a master’s degree in a relevant field of study
•   A degree in Finance / Mathematics / Statistics / Economics/ Accounting
•   A post-graduate qualification in Finance would be an advantage
•   Experience in a similar position would be highly beneficial
•   Strong financial analytical background
•   Effective communication and interpersonal skills
•   Must be computer literate especially word

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents (a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, currciculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees) to:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
Onwona House, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013


The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for appointment into the under-mentioned position:- Risk and Research Manager

Object Of The Position:

To provide technical support for the appropriate monitoring activities to ensure effective compliance and risk management plans, as well as carry out research into sector policies and programmes of the Authority.

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Perform appropriate monitoring activities to provide assurance on the effectiveness of compliance risk management plans
•   Ensures co-ordination and effective management of all compliance processes
•   Participates in business process, meetings, initiatives, and committees to ensure that any compliance requirements are appropriately considered
•   Assist in the implementation and management of effective monitoring and training programmes that meet minimum compliance standards
•   Carries out research into sector policies and programmes and ensures the maintenance of a national data bank on pension matters

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   A master’s degree from a recognized University preferably in statistics, mathematics or actuarial science
•   A minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience with at least three (3) years in Research and Risk Management
•   Strong managerial and management skills
•   Effective risk management skills
•   Must be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications should be forwarded together with supporting documents (a statement of applicant’s vision for the position, currciculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees) to:-

The Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
Onwona House, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013


The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal oriented, result-driven with exceptional leadership qualities and enthusiasm for aapointment into the under-mentioned position:- Operations Manager

Object Of The Position:

To provide technical direction towards the coordination of daily operations and activities of service providers, and to ensure prompt collections of contributions from stakeholders for investment.

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Ensures regulatory effectiveness at NPRA
•   Improve operational systems, processes and policies
•   Plans daily operational activities
•   Monitors Trustees, Fund Managers and Fund Custodians
•   Supervises and coaches officers on inspection of schemes
•   Submits weekly management reports on schemes operations
•   Ensures compliance with guidelines by Trustees
•   Visits and reminds Scheme Operators of their obligations
•   Ensure all schemes follow set out guidelines, and recommend to management, performance standards of the various schemes

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

•   Must have a minimum of a master’s degree in Operational Management
•   Must have three (3) years relevant experience
•   Strong managerial and organizational skills
•   Good team player
•   Strong administrative and supervisory skills
•   Must be computer literate

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

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 Acting Chief Executive Officer
National Pensions Regulatory Authority
Onwona House, Kanda Highway, Opposite
Accra High School
Private Mail Bag, Ministries, Accra

Tel: 302-968692/3

Closing Date: 04 September, 2013

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