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  • Posted: Feb 25, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
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  • Takoradi Technical University is a public tertiary education institution located in Sekondi-Takoradi, the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. Takoradi Technical University was established as a Government Technical Institute in 1954, and became part of the State Tertiary Education System.


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    Software Engineer

    Takoradi Technical University invites applications from suitable qualified candidates for appointment as Software Engineer.

    Job Summary

    •  The Software Engineer will develop information systems by designing, developing and installing software solutions.
    •  Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirement, solution development and proposed solutions

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    •  Improving system quality by identifying issues and common patterns, and developing standard operating procedures.
    •  Enhancing applications by identifying opportunities for improvement, making recommendations and designing and implementing systems
    •  Maintaining and improving existing codebases and peer review code changes
    •  Liaising with colleagues to implement technical designs
    •  Investigating and using new technologies where relevant
    •  Providing written knowledge transfer material

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, mathematics, or related field
    •  Master of variety of programming languages, such as C++, C#, JavaScript and Python and practice building software

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    Network Engineer

    • Takoradi Technical University invites applications from suitable qualified candidates for appointment as Network Engineer.

    Job Summary

    •  Network engineer will be responsible for building and maintaining the day-to-day operation of computer networks that the University relies on.
    •  These networks typically include an intranet, extranet, local area network (LAN), and wide area network (WAN).

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    •  Monitoring network engineering performance and ensure system availability and reliability
    • Configuring and installing various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, local balancers, VPN, QoS)
    •  Maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environment including systems software applications software, hardware and configurations
    •  Performing disaster recovery operations and data backups when required
    •  Protecting data, software and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
    •  Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software and other network and system problems.
    •  Replacing faulty network hardware components when required
    •  Maintaining, configuring and monitoring virus protection software and email applications
    •  Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.
    •  Conferring with network users about solving existing system problem.
    •  Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of networks and computer systems.
    •  Coordinating computer network access and use
    •  Designing, configuring and testing networking software, computer hardware and operating system software.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Bachelor degree in Information Technology related field of study with a network engineering focus.
    •  Possess M.Phil. in Information Technology
    •  Certificate in CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) and CCNP (CISCO Certified Network Professional).
    •  Have a minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience in the IT industry
    •  Knowledge of application, transport and network infrastructure protocols.

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    Chief Security Officer

    Applicants are invited from suitable qualified persons for appointment as CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER in the University. The appointment is a Senior Staff status and on full-time basis. Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The successful candidate will:

    •  Plan, direct, oversee and coordinate security activities on campus.
    •  Supervise Security Officers in the performance of duties to ensure the security and safety of life and property on campus.
    •  Organize training for Security Officers.
    •  Ensure the implementation and compliance of Security Policies, Procedures and Programmes.
    •  Organize Muster Parade for Security Officers.
    •  Liaise with local Security Agencies.
    •  Investigate security breaches and report on same to the Vice Chancellor.
    •  Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  A serving or Ex-military Officer not below the rank of a Warrant Officer or its equivalent in the Ghana Armed Forces.
    •  A minimum of a FIRST DEGREE from any recognized Tertiary Institution
    •  Must have done all the relevant military courses commensurate to a Warrant Officer Rank with Drill and Duties Course being an advantage.
    •  Ability to operate with utmost discretion.
    •  Should not be more than 45 years by January 2020

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENT

    •  Very good verbal and written communication skills
    •  Very good interpersonal skills
    •  Very good analytical skills, investigate skills and sound decision-making ability.
    •  Ability to effectively lead and manage a team and people.
    •  Sober with maturity and drive for sound and impartial judgement.
    •  Duty conscious and have capacity to manage crisis situations.

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    Quantity / Land Surveyor

     The University is seeking a highly competent professional for the position of a Quantity/Land Surveyor. The successful candidate will be responsible for contract administration and the preparation of documents for the smooth running of the organization’s projects.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    •  Administration of contracts for smooth project execution. Preparation of monthly statements. Handling Official contract management issues.
    •  Preparation of tender documents/processes.
    •  Developing and keeping a database of materials prices
    •  Estimate quantities and costs of materials for all projects
    •  Inspection of works and reporting on them
    •  Attending site meetings and addressing queries from sites
    •  Monitoring of project finance and cost control
    •  Liaising with stakeholders on all project matters
    •  Undertaking any ad-hoc tasks assigned.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  BSc degree in Quantity Surveyor and Construction Economics or BSc degree in Building Technology
    •  Minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar position from a road construction
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    •  Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, MS Project or a related software application
    •  Must be a self-motivator, confidential and a person of integrity.
    •  Good working relationship and ability to interpret contract documents and clauses.

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    Estate Officer

    •  The Estate Officer should be a dynamic, innovative, highly motivated, result-driving individual.
    •  The Estate Officer would be the overall head of the Estate Department and work with the Director of works and Physical Development and function in tandem with the office of Works and Physical Development, as provided for in the Technical Universities Act, 2016 (Act 922) and the guiding Statuses.
    •  He would be responsible for coordinating the smooth running and effective management of the University’s Facilities and Assets.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    •  Organize and monitor building or civil works
    •  Conduct complete detailed inspections on Estates or landed properties including interview and legal searches and prepare a complete report on each inspection
    •  Ensure Estate security and neatness at all times
    •  Inspect and advise on rent to be paid on rented properties or facilities for staff
    •  Maintain and Asset Registrar
    •  Supervise all Estate activities and services
    •  Develop and Maintain landed properties
    •  Ensure the routine maintenance and repairs of facilities
    •  Monitor and observe facilities and equipment for defect and report immediately for repairs
    •  Any additional responsibility assigned by the Director of Works and physical Development

    Qualification Required & Experience

    EDUCATION, SKILLS AND RELATED EXPERIENCE

    •  Applicant must have a minimum of Master’s Degree in the Built Environment/ Land Economy/ Estate Management or relevant area of study plus Professional Qualification.
    •  Applicant must have served as Estate in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least six (6) years.
    •  Must be computer literate
    •  A certificate in property Management or related Certificate is an added advantage
    •  Must be able to perform a variety of tasks

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    Printing Press Technicians

    • Staff in this grade shall perform work which requires high quality of sound judgement, initiative, resourcefulness and precision. A candidate apply for the position of Technician must:
    •  Have the ability to learn and become proficient in the use of existing and new technologies
    •  Be flexible and adaptable, as machines can break down and production deadlines can be very tight
    •  Responsible for reviewing the quantity and specifics of an order
    •  Calibrating colour controls, arranging pages and operating the equipment
    •  Cutting, compressing and assembling printed pages for publication

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Bachelor’s degree/HND in relevant field awarded by a recognized institution or Part 3 of the relevant Technical Certificate and must have served in the grade of Principal Technician in a University or comparable graded in a similar institution/organization for a minimum of six (6) years

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    University Librarian

    The Librarian would be responsible for acquiring, organizing, managing and distributing library resources and ensuring that library provision meets the needs of all its users.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    •  selecting, developing, cataloging and classifying library resources
    •  answering readers’ enquiries
    •  using library systems and specialist computer applications
    •  management of staff, including recruitment, training and/or supervisory duties
    •  liaising with departmental academic staff, external organization and suppliers
    •  ensuring that library services meet the needs of particular groups of users (e.g. staff, students, disabled students)
    •  managing budget and resources
    •  supporting independent research and learning
    •  developing IT facilities
    •  assisting readers to use computer equipment, conduct literature searches, etc.
    •  promoting the library’s resources to user.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    APPLICANT SHOULD:

    •  have a minimum of a postgraduate degree in library or information science related studies
    •  a PhD in Library Science of Studies is preferable
    •  served as a Deputy Librarian in a University of comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least six (6) years
    •  be a scholar and a member of a Professional Body in a Librarianship/Information Science
    •  be computer literate and be conversant with library software.

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    University Health Centre – Medical Director

    • The Medical Director is the head of the University Clinic and will be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the following duties;
    •  supervises the functions and activities of the University Clinic
    •  ensures that necessary drugs and other medical supplies are available at all times
    •  ensure that the clinic is clean and hygienic
    •  organize health education for students and staff
    •  responsible for managing the assets e.g. computers, files, furniture, cabinets, etc. under the control of the clinic
    •  responsible for the preparation and control of the clinic’s budget, and
    •  any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Vice Chancellor
    •  provides primary health care to staff, students and members of the University community
    •  serves as the clinical liaison between the health Services staff and the University community, ensuring the communication of up-to-date medical information to appropriate parties
    •  organizes preventive services, including medical examinations and vaccine requirement for students and staff
    •  work with management to initiate and review programmers and practices that are developmentally appropriate and that promote overall health wellness of the University community
    •  maintains professional relationships with local health care organizations and professionals to ensure access to necessary referral and consultative services
    •  reviews productivity and quality reports and meeting with health care team to review individual and group productivity as well as devise and implement corrective action strategies when necessary
    •  ensures that departments within the University Clinic meet operational goals including quality, productivity and user benchmarks

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  applicant must hold an MB.ChB or its equivalent
    •  be a qualified Medication Doctor duly registered by the Ghana Medical and Dental Council
    •  Applicant must have six (6) years post-qualification experience
    •  Must have practiced in institutions of similar standing

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    Senior Lecturer

    •  Department of Mechanical Engineering
    •  Mechanical Engineering (lecturers/senior lecturers)
    •  Oil and Gas Engineering (lecturers/senior lecturers)

    Job Summary

    The candidate must:

    •  Possess a PhD with specialization in the particular area of study or a closely academic area,
    •  Have a strong research background and professional experience;
    •  Have at least six (6) years teaching experience at the University level;
    •  Have carried out research and published articles in the relevant area in peer-reviewed journals
    •  Have a commitment to excellence teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Applicant must have a PhD or analogous degree in the relevant area from a recognized University and must have served as a Lecturer or to the equivalent position for at least six (6) year in a recognized institution.

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    Physician Assistant

     Physician assistant will provide a broad range of services that begin with an initial patient consultation and continue with ongoing care and assessment throughout the clinical relationship

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    •  to examine patients to obtain information using the Standard Treatment Guidelines, make tentative diagnosis ad decisions about management and treatment of patients
    •  to administer or order diagnostic tests and interpret test results for deviations from normal to prescribe therapy or medication with Medical Officer’s approval, to perform therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunization suturing and wound care management
    •  to instruct and counsel patients about prescribe therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance
    •  provide Medical Officer with assistance during complicated medical procedures, to supervise and coordinate activities of nursing staff, medical technicians/assistants and other patients care personnel

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  a minimum of a degree in related field is required
    •  must have at least three (3) year post-qualification experience working as a Physician Assistant
    •  it is desirable to live in areas not far from the Clinic’s location for easy commute to work
    • applicant must have checkable references

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    Deputy Director of Finance

    • The University is seeking to recruit dynamic, self-motivated and seasoned professionals for employment in the following position:- Deputy Director of Finance

    JOB SUMMARY

    •  This role is to coordinate and supervise all accounting functions, financial analysis and managing the development and administration of the budget process

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    •  Assist Director of Finance to oversee all financial operations and direct corporate financial planning and structure
    •  Responsible for the control and maintenance of all financial transactions and accounting records in compliance with general accounting standards and applicable government regulations
    •  Manage payables, receivables, patrol, contracts, client invoicing, Review all monthly and annual financial reports for compliance and accuracy
    •  Ensure proper fiscal reporting
    •  Prepare operating budget, oversee multi-year fiscal planning and coordinate annual audit
    •  Assist in the analysis of all budgets for review by the Finance Director
    •  Planning, directing, coordinating and reviewing all personnel within the Division
    •  Develop, implement and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedure

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting
    •  Chartered Accountant with membership with a recognized professional body e.g. ACCA, ICA, CPA
    •  Five (5) years Post qualification experience
    •  Ten (10) years in managerial position

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    Lecturers

    •  Department of Mechanical Engineering
    •  Mechanical Engineering (lecturers/senior lecturers)
    •  Oil and Gas Engineering (lecturers/senior lecturers)

    Job Summary

    The candidate must:

    •  Possess a PhD with specialization in one or more of the areas of study listed above
    •  Have some professional experience in the specific area,
    •  Have demonstrated potential and interest to conduct research and to excel in teaching,
    •  Have a commitment to excellent teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
    •  Applicant should have a commitment to the advancement of research and scholarship, a wiliness to learn new approaches and techniques and to be available for students’ supervision.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  For appointment to the grade of Lecturer, applicant must have a PhD or analogous degree in the relevant area from a recognized university and have research interest in the area of specialization.

    Method of Application

    Interested persons with the requisite qualification(s) and related working experience should submit Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae with names and address of three (3) referees to the address below not later than 31st March, 2020. The Vice Chancellor Takoradi Technical University P. O.BOX 256 Takoradi Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements shall be contacted. Please note that all appointments shall be by interview. Closing Date: 31 March, 2020

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