26 Jul 2019

Full-Time Director of Works and Physical Development at Koforidua Technical University

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Job Description


Duties & Responsibilities

A candidate seeking appointment as the Director of Works and Physical Development of the University shall be responsible for:

• Supervising of all works and contracts to ensure that construction and renovations aer in consonance with prevailing industry standards and specifications
• Overseeing the management of construction contracts with the view to ensuring compliance and due delivery of projects
• Advising on the procurement of consultancy services
• Managing and maintaining the buildings, roads, drains, parks and gardens of the University their designs and drawings
• Advising on the management and control of land use
• Advising the Vice-Chancellor and the University council on matters of land and development
• Any other duties that may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor from time to time

Qualification Required & Experience

The candidate for the position

• Must have a minimum of Master’s Degree in Built Environment plus relevant professional qualification such as Ghana Institute of Engineers (GhIE), Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS), Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA)
• Must have served as Deputy Director of Works and Physical Development in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 6 years
• Must be computer literate
• Must have served in leadership positions
• Must be a distinguished professional wiith capacity to motivate, manage and direct staff
• Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organisational skills
• Be visionary and results-oriented

Terms of Appointment

• The appointment, which is full-time, shall be for 4 years in the first instance and may be renewed, subject to satisfactory performance, for only another term of 4 years or part thereof.
• Salary and Conditions of service attached to the position aer very attractive

Location: Koforidua

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are requested to submit application letter together with the following:

• Six (6) copies of Curriculum Vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees; and
• A statement of candidate’s vision for the Directorate, which should not exceed 1000 words
• The application should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER marked “Application for Director of Works and Physical Development of Koforidua Technical University”

The marked applications for each of the positions should reach any one of the following addresses in both hard and soft copies not later than Monday, 13th May, 2019.

The Chairman
Search Committee for:
Vice Chancellor
Mr. Edward Asante Antwi
C/o Head, General Administration
Koforidua Technical University (KTU)
PO Box KF 981
Koforidua, E/R

Soft copies must be forwarded to:



The Chairman
Search Committee for:
Vice Chancellor
C/o The Office Manager
Universities of Ghana Overseas Office
Ghana Universities House
321 City Road
United Kingdom

Soft copies must be forwarded to:


Closing Date: 16 August, 2019


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