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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2019
    Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
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    Sunyani Technical University is a public tertiary institution in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. The Sunyani Technical University was established as a Technical Institute in 1967, as a non-tertiary institution, under the Ghana Education Service.


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    Director of Works and Physical Development

    The Position/Job Description

    The Director of Works and Physical Development shall, under the Vice-Chancellor, be responsible for the overall development and maintenance of the physical environment of the Technical University and the provision of essential services in an efficient and effective manner.

    The Director of Works arid Physical Development shall:

    • Supervise all works and contracts to ensure that construction and renovation are in consonance with prevailing industry standards and specifications.
    • Oversee the management of construction contract with the view to ensuring compliance and due delivery of projects.
    • Advise on the procurement of consultancy services relating to the procurement of technical advice on construction in compliance with the relevant national laws arid regulations.
    • Be responsible fo( designing and drawing of buildings, roads, drains, parks and gardens of the University and the management and maintenance of them.
    • Advise the Vice-Chancellor and the University Council on matters of the use of and and development
    • Provide architectural and engineering designs and bills of quantities for all university construction projects

    Qualification Required & Experience

    He/She must:

    • Have a minimum of Masters' Degree in the Built Environment or relevant area of study PLUS relevant Professional Qualification
    • Have served as Deputy Director of Works and Physical Development in a University or comparable grade in a similar institutions or organisation for at least six years
    • Be a computer literate

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    Director of Internal Audit

    The Sunyani Technical University was converted from a Polytechnic to a Technical University by an Act of Parliament establishing Technical Universities in Ghana. The University is mandated by the Technical Universities Act. 2016 (Act 922) to provide Higher Education in Engineering, Science and Technology-based disciplines, Technical and Vocational Education and Training. Applied Arts and related disciplines. The institution is a leading Technical University that offers high quality career-oriented programmes for national development.

    The Position/Job Description

    The Internal Auditor shall be:

    • Responsible for the internal audit of the accounts and financial transactions of the University.
    • Required to report to the Governing Council through the Audit Committee.
    • Responsible for the establishment and operation of an efficient and effective financial control system.
    • Responsible for vetting all proposed expenditures to ensure compliance with laid-down internal control system and other statutory requirements
    • Responsible for conducting periodic examination of the accounts of the University, including all units with limited financial and operational autonomy.
    • Required to monitor and ensure that all expenditures incurred have been authorised and are within budgetary provisions.
    • Responsible for conducting periodic management audit and submit reports to the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council of the University.
    • Responsible for liaising with ExtematAuditors and ensure that appropriate action is taken on reported audit findings.
    • Required-to submit periodic audit reports on the activities of all units of the University to the Council through the Vice-Chancellor
    • Responsible for ensuring that the University complies with the Internal Audit Agency Act, 2003 (Act 565) and all other relevant statutory regulations.
    • Required to perform any other functions that the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council assign from time to time

    Terms of Appointments:

    • The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the University consistent with the Technical Universities, Act 2016 (Act 922) as amended and Statutes of Sunyani Technical University.
    • The salary and conditions of service attached to this position are very attractive and are comparable with those in analogous universities in Ghana.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    He/she must:

    • Bear Chartered Accountant and hold a minimum of a Masters' degree in the relevant field.
    • Have served as a Deputy Internal Auditor in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least six (6) years.
    • Be computer literate and be conversant with accounting/auditing software applications.

    In addition, applicant must:

    • Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary;
    • Possess hands-on ability to work independently;
    • Be a good team player;
    • Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
    • Possess proactive commercial flair;
    • Be of good character and demonstrate personal integrity;
    • Be a servant leader and be able to plan, organise, implement and administratively manage all activities related to the Internal Audit Directorate;
    • Be able to provide sound advice to the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council on compliance with laid-down internal control systems and anystatutory requirements;
    • Have extensive knowledge of the university's financial policies, procedures, controls and processes and best auditing and finance practices;
    • Have experience with university accounting, finance and auditing software and records management in a manner that is consistent with the University's mission and objectives;
    • Be able to exhibit the highest professional and ethical standards in the oversight of the university's accounting records and financial transactions;
    • Possess excellent relational communications and administrative skills in the supervision of staff in the Internal Audit Directorate;
    • Be able to align the objectives of the Internal Audit Directorate with the mission and vision of the University and develop implementation strategy to achieve same;
    • Have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and commitment to outstanding university internal or external audit management;
    • Have extensive experience in compliance with finance, accounting and audit regulations preferably in a university environment;
    • Be able to work with and influence others to achieve operational requirements in the directorate; and
    • Be able to provide clear practical and accurate advice to staff at all revels in the Internal Audit Directorate on financial and auditing procedures and requirements.

    Method of Application

    Candidates are to submit six (6) copies each of their application letter attached to their Curriculum Vitae. including names and addresses of three (3) referees.

    Applicants are to include a short statement of not more than four (4) pages (Times New Roman size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision and strategies for implementation.

    Applications must be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope to the Registry of the University and signed for or submitted using a registered postal mail to reach the following addressees, as may be applicable:

    The Chairman
    Search Committee for Librarian
    C/o Office of the Registrar
    Sunyani Technical University
    P.O. Box 206
    Sunyani

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