24 Jul 2019

Full-TimeDirector of Operations (Admin & Finance) at University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), Legon

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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, Operations (Admin & Finance) (Job Ref: DO/07.0219)

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Contribute to the development, maintenance and running, of a sound administrative setup.
• Lead in the development of medium/long term strategic plans for the UGMC
• Facilitate and coordinate the functions of specialised Departments/ Directorates like Finance. Human Resource, Legal, IT & Health Information, Procurement and Stores.
• Contribute to the development and dissemination of policies, procedures and guidelines in general administration and other specialised areas like Finance, Human Resource, Procurement, legal. IT and Health Information and Stores.
• Facilitate the development and maintenance of a central database on health infrastructure.
• Contribute to the disposal of obsolete equipment, plans and transport.
• Contribute to policy development, analysis and review in the UGMC.
• Contribute to the development of systems for monitoring and evaluation of procurement management, general administration practices, and health projects across the UGMC.
• Contribute to the implementation and evaluation of national and international health policy directions within the UGMC.

Qualification Required & Experience

Educational and Professional Qualification

• Postgraduate qualifications in Operations/General Management (Master’s or higher or its equivalent) OR
• Postgraduate qualification in Health Management, Planning and Policy or related fields (Master’s or equivalent).
• Evidence of leadership and continuous professional development and training in Management.

Knowledge & Experience

• A minimum of FIFTEEN (15) years working experience in administration or managing organizations, a minimum of FIVE (5) years of which is in a management position.
• A broad knowledge base and experience of policies and operating procedures relating to administration and managing organizations.
• A broad knowledge base and experience of administrative practices and procedures, contract administration, quality assurance and coordinating and implementing Research and Development
• Secondary/tertiary hospital level experience is an added advantage.

Skills & Abilities

• Excellent problem-solving, computer, written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work on own initiative, lead and manage a multi-­disciplinary team, organise and manage workload and 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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