WAEC (West Africa Examinations Council) Ghana Recruitment 2012 (5 Vacancies)

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4 Jan, 2012

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Vacancies in Ghana

The West Africa Examinations Council, a sub-regional organisation responsible for the conduct of a variety of examinations in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, of the five countries  the English-speaking West African countries.

 

Job Vacancies

1. Administrative Officer

Job Description

The West African Examinations Council, a sub-regional organisation responsible for the conduct of a variety of examinations in the English-speaking West African Countries, invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant position at its Ghana National Office in Accra.

As an Administrative Officer, the successful applicant must possess skills in planning and monitoring and be able to apply them to meet the strategic goals of the organisation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will perform the following duties among others:

  • Assisting in the implementation of the Council’s plans, programmes and objectives;
  • Assisting in controlling and managing the activities of staff to ensure efficiency;
  • Assisting in writing reports and taking minutes at various committee meetings;
  • Assisting in arrangements for the administration of examinations

 

Required Skills or Experience

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A good University degree in Administration or Social Sciences
  • The applicant must be computer literate and should not be more than thirty-five (35) years at the time of applying
  • The applicant must have at least four (4) years post-graduation experience

Competence/Skills:

  • Appreciable level of computer literacy
  • Good human relations skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • High sense of integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure

Desirable Attributes for position:

  • High integrity, confidentiality and reliability
  • Demonstrable leadership ability
  • Good organisational and co-ordination skills and be a results-oriented person
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player

 

2. Assistant Registrar (HRM)

As an Assistant Registrar (Human Resource), the applicant must have a clear understanding of the organisation’s business objectives and be able to handle all aspects of the HR domain.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The nature of the work may vary according to the exigencies and needs of the organisation, but will include:

  • Providing an effective Human Resource management support;
  • Managing employee records and data using HR information systems;
  • Assisting to determine appropriate manpower levels consistent with organisational requirements;
  • Assisting in the process of recruitment, selection and placement of staff;
  • Monitoring the progress of staff to ensure efficiency and commitment;
  • Assisting to implement productivity improvement schemes and cost-reduction programme;
  • Ensuring that all statutory requirements relating to labour, industrial relations, pension schemes and all other such conventions are complied with;
  • Supervising subordinates in the HRM Department;
  • Any other duties which might be assigned from time to time

 

Required Skills or Experience

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must have a first degree in Human Resource Management or Social Sciences/BSc Administration (Human Resource/Management option). An MBA in Human Resource Management will be an advantage. The applicant must be a member of a relevant professional body
  • The applicant should not be more than thirty-five (35) years at the time of applying
  • The applicant should have at least three years post-qualification experience

Competence/Skills:

  • Ability to use computers and HR software packages
  • Self-motivated, good writing and analytical skills
  • Good human relations skills
  • Ability to work extra hours with little or no supervision

Desirable Attributes for position:

  • High integrity, confidentiality and reliability
  • Demonstrable leadership ability
  • Good organisational and co-ordination skills and be a results-oriented person
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
3. Senior Applications Programmer

As a Senior Applications Programmer, the applicant will be responsible for performing the following duties among others.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing software applications;
  • Monitoring software usage;
  • Having responsibility for network administration and e-business;
  • Supervising the receipt and control of documents to the Computer Services Division;
  • Checking the correctness of reports to user departments;
  • Producing reports as required by user departments;
  • Implementation of I.T. policies

 

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Required Skills or Experience

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor of Science degree (at least Second Class Honours) in Computer Science from a recognised University
  • The applicant must not be more than forty-five (45) years as at the time of applying

Applicant must have good knowledge in:

  • Microsoft Office applications development and SQL Server
  • Programming with Visual Basic
  • Networking, Web Design and cybernetics
  • Knowledge in COBOL programming will be an added advantage
  • Eligible applicant must have at least six (6) years working experience as an application programmer

Competence/Skills:

  • Appreciable level of computer literacy
  • Good human relations skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • High sense of integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure

Desirable Attributes for position:

  • High integrity, confidentiality and reliability
  • Demonstrable leadership ability
  • Good organisational and co-ordination skills and be a results-oriented person
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
4. Estate Officer

As an Estate Officer, the applicant must possess project management skills and be able to apply them to achieve the strategic goals of the organisation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will perform the following duties among others:

  • Assisting in the supervision of activities in the Estate Department,
  • Assisting in the administration of all the Council’s fixed and movable properties;
  • Inspecting properties for rental purposes and advising on rent to be paid;
  • Taking and keeping inventory of the Council’s movable and immovable properties;
  • Assisting in project management and oversight of renovation works

 

Required Skills or Experience

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must hold a good University degree in Land Economy or Estate Management and must be a member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors or its equivalent
  • Applicant must have worked in the Estate Department of a reputable institution(s) for not less than three (3) years after graduation and must be computer literate
  • Applicant should not be more than thirty-five (35) years at the time of applying

Competence/Skills:

  • Appreciable level of computer literacy
  • Good human relations skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • High sense of integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure

Desirable Attributes for position:

  • High integrity, confidentiality and reliability
  • Demonstrable leadership ability
  • Good organisational and co-ordination skills and be a results-oriented person
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
5. Senior Estate Officer

As a Senior Estate Officer, the applicant must be wiling to apply himself/herself to the mandate and business objectives of the Council. He/she must have sound knowledge of relevant laws on estate development and project management.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will report to the Head of Administration Division and perform the following duties among others:

  • Planning and supervision activities of the Estate Department,
  • Developing and maintaining landed and movable properties;
  • Advising Management on acquisition of landed properties;
  • Evaluating properties to be purchased, rented or leased;
  • Acquiring residential accommodation for staff either through rental or purchase;
  • Inspecting rented properties for staff and advising on rent to be paid;
  • Acting as a liaison between the Council and consultants and contractors engaged on the Council’s projects;
  • Assisting in the arrangement of insurance policies for the Councils, fixed and movable properties

 

Required Skills or Experience

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must hold a good University degree (at least Second Class Honours) in Land Economy or Estate Management and must be a member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors or its equivalent
  • Applicant should not be more than forty-five (45) years at the time of applying
  • Applicant must have worked in the Estate Department of a reputable institution(s) for not less than five (5) years after graduation

Competence/Skills:

  • Appreciable level of computer literacy
  • Good human relations skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • High sense of integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision

Desirable Attributes for position:

  • High integrity, confidentiality and reliability
  • Demonstrable leadership ability
  • Good organisational and co-ordination skills and be a results-oriented person
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player

How To Apply

Interested persons are requested to pick Application Forms from the Council Office at Examinations Loop (Behind Ridge Hospital), Ridge, Accra.

They may also download Application Forms from the Council’s website at the following address: www.waecheadquartersgh.org. The completed Application forms should be submitted to the following address:

The Registrar
The West African Examinations Council Headquarters
P. O. Box GP 125
Accra, Ghana
Closing 27 Jan, 2012

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