University of Ghana (School of Agriculture) Recruits

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21 Mar, 2011

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the under-listed position. The successsful candidate will be stationed at the Agricultural Research Centre, Kpong.

University of Ghana (School of Agriculture) Recruits Project Manager – CAGE Fishing Project

The candidate will manage the tilapia grow-out cage facility on a profitable basis through activities including the following:

  • Produce fingerlings for use by the project and sale to other farms
  • Plan and attain annual production targets for grow-out and fingerling production on the farm
  • Ensure that products from the farm are labelled and certified
  • Ensure that the farm operates on a sustainable and profitable basis
  • Set up a data storage and retrieval system that ensures that data on the operation of a fish farm is readily available for analysis and preparation of reports
  • Ensure that the effluents, operations and activities on the farm do no endanger the environment
  • Develop a market for tilapia produced by the cage fish production business
  • Prepare periodic progress and management reports for the supervising committee
  • Prepare income and expenditure statements at the end of each batch of tilapia harvested and sold
  • Prepare income and expenditure, Balance sheet and Cash Flow statements at the end of every calendar year
  • Undertake any other assignment requested by the Cage Fish Farming Committee

Required Skills or Experience

  1. An MPhil/MA/M.Sc in Aquaculture or related subject area from a recognized University. Candidates with Graduate degrees in Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness may also apply
  2. At least 3-5 years practical experience in tilapia farming in Ghana or Africa
  3. A good understanding of bio-security measures, fish stock, feed and health management issues
  4. Should have a good knowledge of financial and administrative procedures as well as adequate skills in agricultural data management and analysis
  5. Should have good interpersonal relationships in motivating staff and managing the farm for increased productivity

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit completed application forms (for Administrative or Professional staff), which can be obtained from the University of Ghana website (, and Curriculum Vitae to the address below:

The Ag. College Registrar
College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
Univerity of Ghana

Offer valid till: 31 Mar, 2011

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