Koforidua Technical University Job Vacancy For Director of Works & Physical Development

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The Governing Council of Koforidua Technical University (KTU) announces for the information of interested candidates, vacancies for the positions of Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Director of Finance, Director of Works and Physical Development and Librarian, and invites applications from qualified and competent persons for the positions which become vacant on 1st August, 2019.

THE UNIVERSITY

Koforidua Technical University was established by an Act of parliament, Act 922 (2016) and amended by Act 974 (2018). The vision of the University is to be providers of standard science and technology education, a center of excellence in applied research and a reference point for solutions to community problems; the mission of the University is to provide tettiary level technical education through the development of career-focused skills in collaboration with industry; and the core values of the University are innovation, integrity and impact.

The university currently has a total student population of 8,000 students and a total staff population of 605. Other information about the University is accessible at its website: www.ktu.edu.gh

THE DIRECTOR OF WORKS AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

The successful candidate shall be the head of Works and Physical Development and shall be responsible to the Vice- Chancellor for the management and administration of the Directorate. He/she shall be responsible for the implementation of all infrastructural projects, ensuring cost efficiency and quality, as well as ensuring that project designs conform to current national and international standards and legislation, He/she shall perform other functions prescribed by the Statutes of the University.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

A candidate 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 are in consonance with prevailinq industry standards and specifications.
  • Overseeing the management of construction contracts with the view to ensuring compliance ano 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
  • 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 AND 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 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 with capacity to motivate, manage and direct staff.
  • Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities, and organisational skills.
  • Be visionary and result-oriented

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT

  • The appointment, which is full-time, shall be for FOUR (4) YEARS in the first instance and may be renewed, subject to satisfactory
    performance, for only another term Of four (4) years or part thereof.
  • Salary and Conditions of Service attached to the position are very attractive.

How To Apply For This Job

Interested candidates are requested to submit application 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.”

CLOSING DATE

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

1) The Chairman

Search Committee for:

  • Vice Chancellor 
  • Registrar 
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Works and Physical Development 
  • Librarian

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: gen.admin@ktu.edu.gh 

2) The Chairman

Search Committee for:

  • Vice Chancellor
  • Registrar
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Works and Physical Development
  • Librarian 

C/O The Office Manager 

Universities of Ghana Overseas Office 

Ghana Universities House

321 City Road

London ECIV ILJ

United Kingdom

Soft copies must be forwarded to: gen.admin@ktu.edu.gh 

Tip: It is always important to apply for a job with a CV and Cover Letter / Application Letter. A cover Letter or application Letter tells the Employer how serious you are for a job.

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