Regional Maritime University Recruiting 4 Positions

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29 Jan, 2014

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals from the Republics of Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Job Title: Director of Academic Affairs

JOB PURPOSE:
Plan, implement and monitor all academic programmes in line with the corporate vision and mission.

DUTIES

•   Co-ordinate and supervise activities of the Academic Sector including development of course programmes
•   Provide input for the formulation, reviewing and updating of academic policies
•   Ensure timely provision of educational logistics
•   Provide input to the strategic planning process
•   Lead in Integrated brand marketing, ensuring academic standards and healthy student learning environment
•   Provide other related support for the Office of Graduate Studies and Research initiatives and for those initiatives identified as priorities by University Academic Committee

Qualification Required and Experience

•   Must possess Master’s Degree from a recognized institution in relevant field and good experience in Higher Education with a minimum of 10 years post qualification working experience, 5 years of which must be at senior management level in an educational institution.
•   PhD in relevant field will be an added advantage.

OTHER QUALITIES OR REQUIREMENTS

•   A clear understanding and commitment to the philosophy of a regional university is required
•   Proven record of spoken and/or written French will be an added advantage
•   Very strong interpersonal, communication and diplomatic skills
•   A high level of maturity, willingness and experience for leading and managing a technical team
•   Must be honest, self-disciplined and self-motivated

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All applications with copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Director of Administration and Board Secretary
Regional Maritime University
P. O. Box GP 1115
Accra, Ghana

Fax No: (0302) 717 707/712 047

Email:  [email protected]   or    [email protected]

Closing Date: 14 February, 2014


Job Title 2: Director of Administration

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals from the Republics of Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

JOB PURPOSE
Responsible for Planning, Maintenance and Management of the administrative systems with optimum effectiveness of the University’s resources.

DUTIES

•   Co-ordinate and plan human resources and manpower
•   Ensure policies on recruitment, promotion, training and staff discipline are followed
•   Ensure efficient administration of the Performance Management System
•   Ensure healthy management/staff relationships
•   Plan and implement capacity building programmes for staff
•   Provide consolidated reports of capacity building initiatives and results
•   Analyze the University’s Human Resources status periodically and make recommendations to the Rector for required action
•   Supervise the management of the University’s medical scheme and general services
•   Perform duties of Secretary to the Board of Governors

Qualification Required and Experience

•   A Masters Degree in a relavant discipline with a minimum of 10 years relevant post qualification experience 7 of which must be in senior management position. Acquiring PhD, post-graduate degree or professional qualification in a relevant field will be an added advantage.

OTHER QUALITIES OR REQUIREMENTS

•   Proven record of spoken and/or written French will be an added advantage;
•   A strong interpersonal, communication and diplomatic skills;
•   Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;
•   Good report writing skills;
•   Very strong analytical and quantitative skills;
•   Ability to work independently and proactively;
•   Must demonstrate a high sense of integrity;
•   Must be setf-disciplined and self-motivated.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All applications with copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Director of Administration and Board Secretary
Regional Maritime University
P. O. Box GP 1115
Accra, Ghana

Fax No: (0302) 717 707/712 047

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Email:  [email protected]   or   [email protected]

Closing Date: 14 February, 2014


Job Title 3: Estate Officer

pplications are invited from suitably qualified nationals from the Republics of Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

JOB PURPOSE
To ensure proper maintenance of all facilities of the University.

DUTIES

•   Ensure that all facilities {e.g. plumbing, electrical etc.) are in good working condition
•   Ensure the maintenance of clean compound in the learning environment
•   Ensure prompt action on routine maintenance of University facilities
•   Appraise subordinate staff
•   Prepare and submit periodic reports on the unit
•   Ensure that minor repair works are carried out promptly
•   Maintain an assets register
•   Perform any other duties assigned from time to time

Qualification Required and Experience

•   A good First Degree in relevant discipline or its equivalent with a minimum of 5 years relevant post-qualification working experience. Membership of a Professional Body is an advantage.

OTHER QUALITIES OR REQUIREMENTS

•   Must possess good supervisory skills
•   Very Good interpersonal communication skills
•   Must have a high sense of responsibility
•   Must be honest
•   Good report writing skills
•   Able to work with minimum supervision
•   A team player

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All applications with copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to:

Director of Administration and Board Secretary
Regional Maritime University
P. O. Box GP 1115
Accra, Ghana

Fax No: (0302) 717 707/712 047

Email:  [email protected]   or   [email protected]

Closing Date: 14 February, 2014


Job Title 4: Rector

The Regional Maritime University (RMU), Accra, Ghana, is a five-Member-State Premier Sub-Regional Institution that operates in a very dynamic maritime industry and educationenvironment.

The Board of Governors of the University invitesapplications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Rector, who will lead the University into the future with a business spirit to embrace current and future opportunities within themaritime sector.

Person specification-Rector
The Person must preferably possess a Doctoral Degree from a recognized institution in higher education or in a relevant maritime field with substantial years of post-qualification working experience.

Given the Board’s priorities, the candidate must demonstrate evidence of having:

•   Strong academic or industry credibility in an international context;
•   An understanding of the environment and challenges in which higher education and research is conducted at similar institutions;
•   The vision and intellectual depth needed to maintain the University on a path of consistent growth in accordance with the best global standards;
•   Proven leadership and executive level success in a medium to large organisation, with the ability to lead, motivate, generate trust in a collegial environment, create an empowered work force at all levels of the organization, exercise efficient and prudent stewardship over resources, and substantial fundraising skills;
•   Excellent communication (including listening) and team-building skills;
•   The ability to inspire confidence amongst Member States, sponsors, donors, faculty, staff and students and to initiate, sustain and improve beneficial relationships with a range of stakeholders;
•   The ability to deliver on necessary change with the associated change management skills;
•   The sense of judgement and experience to deal effectively at the highest levels with government, public sector bodies, business, other academic and Regional/International bodies of organisations;
•   The energy and stamina to cope with all demands of the role

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit their applications with a statement of their vision for the RMU to:

Director of Administration and Board Secretary
Regional Maritime University
P. O. Box GP 1115
Accra, Ghana

Email:  [email protected]   or   [email protected]

Closing Date: 14 February, 2014

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