25 Jul 2019

Full-TimeDirector of Medical Affairs at UGMC

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Job Description


As the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), Legon expands its operations, it has secured financial clearance to hire additional employees into the positions advertised below: Director of Medical Affairs (Job Ref: DMA/07.0119)

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Lead in the development of clinical care procedures,guidelines, protocols and standards
• Facilitate and coordinate the functions of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Pharmacy, Nursing and Midwifery, Medical Laboratory, Diagnostics and Imaging
• Lead in the definition. type, level, and mix of clinical care
• Lead in the development of systems for monitoring and evaluation of clinical services across the UGMC.
• Contribute to the planning of capital development projects
• Ensure quality programmes are in place.
• Contribute to policy development. analysis and review.
• Contribute to the development of medium/long term strategic plans and the implementation and evaluation of health policies.
• Contribute to the development of in-service and post-basic training progammes clinical care.
• Coordinate Clinical teaching and postgraduate Clinical programmes

Qualification Required & Experience

Educational and Professional Qualification

• Fellowship of a professional medical body (eg. GPGC, WACS)
• Qualification in Health Management or related field (at least HAM Certificate) is a MUST
• Evidence of leadership and continuous Professional development and training in Health Management

Knowledge & Experience

• A minimum of 15 years cumulative clinical experience, FIVE (5) years of which must be at Secondary/ Tertiary level of care.
• minimum of FIVE (5) years working experience within the total of 15 years in (I) above MUST be in a hospital management, leadership position.
• Minimum FIVE (5) years Post Fellowship working experience.
• A broad knowledge base and experience in development and implementation of policies and operating procedure, quality assurance and coordinating and implementing research and
• Evidence of research output and experience in service development.

Skills & Abilities

• Excellent problem-solving, written and verbal communication
• Ability to organize and manage workload, work on own initiative, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team.
• Work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please send CV (with two references), Application letter with copies of Certificates to:

The Head of Human Resources,
University of Ghana Medical Centre,
P.O.Box LG 25,

OR email:


Please indicate the job reference in the application letter and on the envelope if submitting via hand delivery

For further info contact Tel:

0302-2550843 / 0302-550844

Closing Date: 02 August, 2019

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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