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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2020
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    University of Ghana, the premier university and the largest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research.

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    Health Services Administrator/Hospital Administrator

    To be responsible for the smooth running of health administration, have oversight responsibility over support services within the health facility and contribute to effective financial management in the facility.


    •  Responsible for day-to-day general administration of the health institution;
    •  Ensure the provision of all support services necessary for quality healthcare delivery;
    •  Direct, supervise and evaluate the work activities of administrative, maintenance and other support service staff;
    •  Set performance objectives for administrative and support services units in the health institution;
    •  Implement and monitor policies, procedures and performance standards for administrative and other support staff for quality health service delivery;
    •  Coordinate the planning and budgeting process of the University Health Services Directorate in accordance with the approved guidelines;
    •  Monitor the efficient use of health resources and report on them;
    •  Monitor and report on the implementation of plans and budgets;
    •  Coordinate and collate annual work plans and periodic operational reports on service delivery;
    •  Support resource mobilization for the health facility;
    •  Ensure regular provision of utility services such as water, electricity, telecommunication and waste management services;
    •  Implement established processes, procedures and structures for disaster preparedness, health and safety, and general security of the University Health services Directorate;
    •  Facilitate the orientation, appraisal and training of all personnel in the Health services Directorate;
    •  Promote the implementation of the patient charter, code of ethics and disciplinary procedures, and other relevant legislation relevant to the conduct of the business of the University Health Services Directorate;
    •  Solicit assistance on legal matters from the appropriate unit of the University on legal matters of concern to the business of the Health Services Directorate;
    •  Plan, implement, manage and ensure maintenance of physical assets of the Health Services directorate to prevent untimely breakdown of buildings, equipment, transport and other assets of the directorate;
    •  Ensure maintenance of a healthy and aesthetic environment for the personnel and clients of the University Health Services Directorate;
    •  Put in place security measures to ensure adequate physical security and safeguarding of assets including protection of patients and staff in all facilities of the Health services Directorate;
    •  Coordinate asset data management;
    •  Monitor and ensure the implementation of various agreements between the University and its business partners as relate to the University Health Services Directorate;
    •  Plan, advocate and implement programmes for the strategic development of the University health Services Directorate;
    •  Make inputs into the development of policies and programmes;
    •  Conduct operational research within the administrative and support services and ensure its implementation;
    •  Train and supervise the activities of junior Health Services Administrators, interns and trainees in the facility;
    •  Perform any other official duty assigned by the Director of the University Health services Directorate;
    •  Coordinate with relevant units of the University Health Services Directorate for recruitment, selection, induction and retention of all cadre of staff; and
    •  Work with the Director to establish a quality assurance systems for the University Health Services Directorate.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  B.Sc. Degree in Administration (Health Services Option) and Masters Degree in a Healthcare related field plus one (1) year internship or national service in a recognized health facility.
    •  Applicant must preferably be a member of a relevant recognised professional body


    •  A minimum of five (5) years cumulative service at the grade of Health Services Administrator. Evidence of continuing professional development and training in management.


    • The appointment shall normally be for a six-year term and is renewable.

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    Chief Risk Officer

    • The Vice-Chancellor, as the Chief Executive Officer, is the overall Chief Risk Officer of the University. The Chief Risk Officer (CRO) shall, under the Vice-Chancellor, coordinate all risk management activities of the University.
    •  The CRO would develop and deploy the core enterprise risk management toolset including risk identification, assessment, prioritisation, mitigation, monitoring, reporting templates, and communication tools.
    •  The CRO shall ensure compliance with the risk management requirements of the University’s Financial Regulations and Governance, International Public Sector Accounting Standards [IPSAS] and other applicable regulatory requirements.


    The Chief Risk Officer shall, under the Vice-Chancellor be responsible for undertaking all the duties and responsibilities in the Risk Framework including the following:

    •  Developing and deploying the core enterprise risk management toolsets including risk identification, assessment, prioritization, mitigation, and monitoring
    •  Identifying, and monitoring emergent risks and reporting on them
    •  Working with risk owners to complete periodic risk analysis and developing risk documentation and reports
    •  Assessing and implementing effective business continuity and disaster recovery measures across the University of Ghana
    •  Enhancing Emergency Response Procedures
    •  Extending risk principles into the wider University strategy
    •  Developing the data strategy required to build an accurate picture of operational risk
    •  Educating the University community on the University’s risk management strategy
    •  Training and communicating with University staff on risk management policies and structures.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    Candidate must possess:

    •  A relevant Master’s Degree in Risk Management, Accounting, Finance, Auditing, or Insurance. In addition, membership of a professional Risk Management body is highly desirable.
    •  A minimum of fifteen (15) years progressive working experience in Enterprise Risk Management
    •  Experience in partnering with an executive team
    •  Strategic and Entrepreneurial Leadership skills
    •  Relationship Building and Collaborative skills
    •  Expertise in Risk Management and Compliance
    •  Persuasive and Influential Communication abilities with high oral and written communication skills


    • The appointment shall normally be for 4 (four) years and may be renewed for another term based on performance and subject to the terms and conditions of employment.

    Method of Application

    An applicant is required to submit a complete application pack to

    the Registrar,
    University of Ghana,
    P. O. Box LG25,
    Legon, Accra, Ghana (hard copy);

    or [email protected] (Soft Copy).

    The application pack should contain the following:

    i. Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB Form 1B) to be downloaded from the University’s website at
    ii. An up to date Curriculum Vitae.
    iii. Copies of academic and professional certificates.

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