Apply Now: National Biosafety Authority-Ghana | Nationwide Recruitment Ongoing For Various Vacant Positions

Company Brief

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) receives, processes, responds to, and make decisions on applications under the Biosafety Act, 2011; it is expected to establish an administrative mechanism to ensure the appropriate handling and storage of documents and data in connection with applications and other matters covered under the Biosafety Act.

Public Relations Officer at National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

• Supervises the collection of data for the formulation and review of policies;
• Implements programmes and activities of the Unit;
• Undertakes public education and sensitisation on the Authority’s programmes and activities;
• Provides inputs for the preparation of press releases;
• Undertakes specified assignments in relation to the organisation and celebration of national and international events;
• Monitors media coverage on issues affecting the Authority;
• Collates data for the development of communication products.
• Collates data for the update of the website;
• Maintains a database on the Authority’s stakeholders;
• Collates data for the preparation of the annual budget and work plan of the unit;
• Collates data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports of the Unit;
• Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate staff.

Qualification

• A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in either Mass Communication, Communication Studies, International Relations, Social Science or other relevant fields.
• Membership of a relevant professional body would be an advantage.
• A minimum of one (1) year post-Bachelor’s relevant work experience in a reputable organisation.
• Must pass an interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

Assistant MIS Officer at National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

• Collects data for the formulation of policies;
• Implements programmes and activities of the Unit;
• Maintains IT infrastructure of the Authority;
• Collates data for the development of guidelines on IT operation and security;
• Receive and upload data relating to the core functions of the Authority;
• Provides effective user support services in the Authority;
• Facilitates the training of staff in IT;
• Collects data for the preparation of the budget and work plan of the Unit;
• Collects data for the preparation of annual and other periodic reports.

Qualification

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information System (MIS) or any other relevant fields.
• Possession of a relevant industry skill-based certification will be an advantage.
• Must have completed national service.
• Must pass an interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

Asst. Public Relations Officer at National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

• Collects data for the formulation of policies;
• Facilitates the organisation of public education activities;
• Collates data for the preparation of press releases;
• Undertakes specified assignments in relation to the organisation of national and international events;
• Keeps daily records of issues affecting the Authority;
• Arranges for the delivery and distribution of daily newspapers and periodicals to eligible officers of the Authority;
• Collects data for the development of communication products;
• Collects data for the update of the Authority’s website;
• Collects data for the preparation of the annual budget and work plan of the unit;
• Collects data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports of the Authority.

Qualification

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Public Relations, Communication Studies, Journalism, Social Science or any other relevant fields.
• Must have completed National Service.
• Must pass an interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

Senior Private Secretary at National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

• Coordinates the efficient and effective performance of secretarial duties;
• Covers meetings and produces reports;
• Coordinates the work schedules and manages the diary of the superior officer;
• Facilitates the organisations of meetings of the superior;
• Ensures safe keeping of confidential documents of the superior;
• Answers, screens and transfers enquiries;
• Drafts correspondence for superior;
• Manages the office of the superior;
• Keeps accurate record of movement of files and correspondence of the superior;
• Allocates and supervises the work of subordinates;
• Receives and keeps records of visitors and clients.

Qualification

• A minimum of Higher National Diploma/University Diploma in Secretarialship and Management or its equivalent professional qualification;
• A minimum of six (6) years’ post qualification relevant work experience in a reputable organisation;
• Working knowledge in French, and any other major international language will be an advantage;
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

Stenographer Secretary/Receptionist at National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

• Covers meetings and produces minutes and reports;
• Types correspondence and reports;
• Facilitates the organisations of meetings;
• Keeps accurate record of movement of files and correspondence;
• Answers, screens and transfers telephone enquiries;
• Receives and keeps records of visitors and clients.

Qualification

• A minimum of Higher National Diploma/University Diploma in Secretarialship and Management or its equivalent professional qualification;
• Must have completed National Service where applicable;
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

Senior Driver at National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

1. Conveys assigned officials, goods and equipment to and from designated destinations.
2. Ensures availability of log books in all official vehicles
3. Logs in trips and other relevant information in vehicle log books,
4. Ensures the maintenance of pre and post Trip Assessment Records.
5. Facilitates the investigation of incidents involving official vehicles.
6. Examines vehicles and submit periodic reports.

Qualifications

• A minimum of a BECE
• A professional level qualification or industry skill-based certification in auto-mechanics.
• Must have a valid driver license.
• A minimum eight (8) years post license relevant work experience.
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with Public Services Commission.

Driver GD I At National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

• Conveys assigned officials, goods and equipment to and from designated destinations.
• Logs in trips and other relevant information in log books on official vehicles.
• Ensures the maintenance of pre and post Trip Assessment Records.
• Facilitates the investigation of incidents involving official vehicles.
• Examines vehicles and submit periodic reports.

Qualification

• A minimum of BECE
• A professional level qualification or industry skill-based certification in auto-mechanics.
• Must have a valid driver license
• A valid driver license with “A” class would be an advantage (for Dispatch Rider).
• A minimum six (6) years post license relevant work experience.
• Must pass an interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with Public Services Commission.

Cleaner At National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

• Loads and offloads goods/materials.
• Performs menial/manual duties
• Keeps the office environment clean
• Performs horticultural duties.
• Cleans office premises, kitchenette, and official residences.
• Collaborates with security unit to keep the office premises secured

Qualification

• Minimum of BECE or MSLC
• Must be physically fit
• A minimum of three (3) years working experience
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with Public Services Commission

Procurement Officer At National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the collection of data for the formulation of policies;
  2. Collates data for development of the procurement manual and procedures;
  3. Conducts market surveys to identify sources of supply,
  4. Prepares the annual procurement plan; 5. Prepares notices and other related tender documentation in line with the procurement plan:
  5. Prepares tender documents and advertisements; 7. Prepares contract notices to successful tenderers and inform unsuccessful tenderers accordingly:
  6. Collates data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports on the procurement functions to the Public Procurement Authority through the Head of Entity:
  7. Manages stores in accordance with laid down procedures and regulations
  8. Facilitates the effective management of the procurement process,
  9. Collates data for the preparation of the budget and work plan of the Unit;
  10. Collates data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports of the Unit:
  11. Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate staff.

Qualification

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement Management, Purchasing & Supply or any other related field from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • Must be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or any recognized professional procurement body.
  • A minimum of one (1) year post-Bachelor’s degree relevant work experience in a reputable organisation
  • Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

Human Resource Officer At National Biosafety Authority

Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the collection of data for the formulation of policies;
  2. Implements programmes and activities of the Unit;
  3. Collates data for the preparation of organisational design and HR planning:
  4. Implements employee compensation and benefits schemes,
  5. Implements programmes and activities relating to employee wellbeing environment and conducive work
  6. Collates data for the development of a mechanism for recruitment, placement, promotion
  7. Succession planning and the smooth exit of staff; 7. Implements directives relating to disciplinary matters;
  8. Facilitates staff training, learning and development activities;
  9. Collates data for the preparation of annual and other periodic reports of the Unit;
  10. Collates data for the preparation of the annual budget and work plan 11. Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate

Qualification

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Business/Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Social Sciences or other related disciplines
  • Membership of a relevant professional body will be an advantage.
  • A minimum of one (1) year post-Bachelor’s degree relevant work experience in reputable organisation.
  • Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Authority, in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.

Application Deadline

12TH OCTOBER 2020

How To Apply

Interested candidate should send their CVs to:

National Biosafety Authority (NBA)
Box WY 669,
Kwabenya-Accra
OR
Info@nba.org.gh

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