University of Health and Allied Sciences: 3 Positions

Posted on :

17 May, 2013

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

The University of Health and Allied Sciences was established by an Act of Parliament (Act 828 of December 2011) as a public university in Ghana. The main campus, including the central administration, is in Ho. A second campus is to be located in Hohoe.

Job Title 1: Procurement Assistant

Job Description

Applications are invited from qualified persons to fill vacant position in the Procurement Unit of the University.

Reports to: Procurement Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the procurement plan for the Entity
  • Carrying out of market surveys
  • Preparation of tender documents
  • Tender opening
  • Evaluation of tenders
  • Preparation of contract letters
  • Management of the tender processes
  • Filing & record keeping 

Required Skills or Experience

  • HND in Purchasing & Supply
  • A minimum of four (4) years post qualification relevant working experience in reputable public institutions

Competencies and Skills:

  • Good knowledge of the Public Procurement Act 2003
  • Quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel applications
  • Knowledge of storekeeping
  • Must be a team player  

Job Title 2: Procurement Officer

Job Description

Applications are invited from qualified persons to fill vacant position in the Procurement Unit of the University.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the procurement plan for the Entity
  • Preparation of tender documents in the area of works
  • Tender opening
  • Evaluation of tenders
  • Preparation of contract letters
  • Assist in the management of the tender processes especially in works

Required Skills or Experience

  • First degree in Procurement and other relevant fields
  • A member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS)/first degree
  • A minimum of four (4) years post qualification relevant working experience in a reputable institution
  • Certificate in Works Procurement Management by GIMPA or any accredited
  • A minimum of four (4) years in a reputable organisation

Competencies and Skills:

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  • Good knowledge of the Public Procurement Act 2003
  • Good procurement management skills
  • Quantitative and analytical skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel applications
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Must be a team player

Job Title 3: Head of Procurement

Job Description

Applications are invited from qualified persons to fill vacant position in the Procurement Unit of the University.

Job Purpose:
To assist the Entity Head in the planning and management of the University’s Procurement function.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning of the procurement function of the University
  • Recruitment and development of procurement staff in the University
  • Coordinating the activities of the Procurement Office
  • Managing the development and implementation of the procurement plan
  • Providing inputs for the preparation of annual procurement budget of the University
  • Preparing annual and other periodic reports on the procurement function
  • Assisting user departments with their procurement to ensure compliance with the Procurement Law as well as achieving value for money
  • Assisting in the management and administration of University contract
  • Liaising with the regulatory body, the Public Procurement Authority on behalf of the University

 

Required Skills or Experience

 

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field or discipline
  • A member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS)/first degree holder
  • A minimum of 10 years post qualification relevant work experience, five years of which must be in a senior management position in a reputable institution

Competencies and Skills:

  • Planning and management skills relevant to procurement
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficienct and relevant IT applications
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of statutory procurement laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Ability to manage risks associated with procurement

How To Apply

Candidates should download Senior Staff Application forms from the University’s website: www.uhas.edu.gh. Three copies of completed application should be return to:

The Registrar
University of Health and Allied Sciences
P.M.B. 31
Ho, Ghana

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