National Petroleum Authority Recruiting (June 2013)

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3 Jun, 2013

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Oil and Gas Jobs in Ghana

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment as: IT Manager.

Scope & General Purpose:
Responsible and accountable for the design, development and maintenance of technology systems and services for all the Authority’s business functions. Work closely with staff and other stakeholders to identify and maximise opportunities to use technology to improve business processes, promote the strategic use of information technology.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance & management of all the Authority’s IT facilities and data centers
  • Supervise the design, implementation and secure operation of the enterprise network infrastructure that supports the Authority’s messaging systems and content
  • Supervise the establishment and review of organisational policies, procedures and standards for the provision and usage of IT services within the Authority
  • Maintain compliance with approved international IT standards and best practice for the deployment and provision of IT infrastructure & services
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate IT legislation including software licensing laws
  • Develop and control the IT security policy, monitor and counsel staff on compliance, advise management on potential security breaches & security incident response
  • Develop and implement appropriate metrics to measure and report IT service level performance, trends and problem resolution
  • Maintain an accurate and current IT asset register
  • Supervise the timely maintenance and development of content for the Authority’s website  

Required Skills or Experience

  • Qualification in IT or relate discipline
  • MCSE or CCNA/MCITP would be an advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in a managerial position
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and creative problem-solving techniques in a highly complex environment using leading-edge technology and/or diverse user systems
  • Strong business planning, analytical and conceptual skills
  • Must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
    • Computer hardware and software systems
    • Computer networks, network administration and network installation/security
    • Troubleshooting, viruses and security
    • E-mail and internet programmes
  • Must demonstrate the following skills:
    • Ability to install and administer IT systems
    • Hardware, software and networks
    • Analytical, problem-solving skills and decision-making skills
    • Effective verbal, presentation and communications skills
    • Initiative and timeliness in the execution of tasks
    • High level of integrity and results-oriented 

How To Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates to:

The Chief Executive
National Petroleum Authority
House No. 11, 5th Circular Road
C.P.M.B. Cantonments

Or via e-mail to: 
[email protected]. Please mark your envelope “IT Manager
Offer valid till: 10 Jun, 2013

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