A reputable Public Service Organisation invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaian’s to fill vacant positions in the Authority.
Position
Deputy Director, Projects Development.
Job purpose
To provide administrative, technical and operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the assets delivery Unit.
Main duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides technical input into the formulation and development of policies, strategies, regulations and standards of the Directorate.
  2. Oversees the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Unit’s programmes, projects and activities.
  3. Oversees the design and construction of all railway projects in the country.
  4. Coordinates plans and activities for the efficient and effective management of the human, material and financial resources of
  1. Provides inputs for the review and changes to any ongoing project as and when necessary in variance with the master plan.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Railway/ Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Geodetic / Geomatics / Signaling and Telecommunications Engineering / Project Management or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • A certified member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers or equivalent professional body.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years post Bachelor’s degree relevant working experience in a reputable organization, five (5) years of which must be in a Senior Project Management position

 Position
Assistant Manager, Projects Development (Assets Delivery / Assets Maintenance).
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the performance of the functions of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the formulation of policies.
  2. Implements the Unit’s programmes, projects and activities.
  3. Collects data for the review of the maintenance schedule and, as whenever necessary, in variance with the Master Plan.
  4. Collects data for the review of any ongoing project and, as and whenever necessary, in variance with the Master Plan.
  5. Conducts site inspections.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Railway, Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Geodetic / Geomatics / Signaling and Telecommunications Engineering / Project Management or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Senior Technician, Projects Development (Assets Delivery / Assets Maintenance).
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the performance of the functions of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Implements the Unit’s programmes, projects and activities.
  2. Participates in site inspections.
  3. Facilitates the supervision of the maintenance of railway landed properties.
  4. Collects site data on the construction, operation and maintenance of railway projects.
  5. Collects data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports of the Directorate.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a HND/University Diploma from an accredited tertiary institution in Railway, Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Surveying / Signalling and Telecommunications Engineering / Project Management or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Director, Policy, Planning, Research Monitoring and Evaluation.
Job Purpose
To provide administrative, technical and operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the Authority
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides technical input into the formulation and development of policies, strategies, regulations and standards of the Authority.
  2. Supervise the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Authority’s policies, programmes and activities.
  3. Carries out value engineering monitoring and evaluation for cost substantiation purposes for projected project costs as required.
  4. Co-ordinates plans and activities for the efficient and effective management of the human, material and financial resources of the Directorate.
  5. Review and recommend changes to the Railway Master Plan in line with set standards and in alignment with the national infrastructure plan.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Railway, Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Signalling and Telecommunications / Engineering, or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • A certified member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers or equivalent professional body.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years post Bachelor’s degree relevant working experience in a reputable organization, five (5) years of which must be in a Senior Management position.

Position
Principal Manager, Policy, Planning, Research Monitoring and Evaluation.
Job Purpose
To provide technical and operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the collection and collation of data for the formulation of policies, strategies, regulations and standards for the Directorate.
  2. Supervises the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes and activities Of the Directorate.
  3. Collates data for the review of the Railway Master Plan in line with set standards and in alignment with the national infrastructure plan.
  4. Liaises with other Directorates and stakeholders in the preparation of the Authority’s strategic plan.
  5. Provides inputs for preparation of proposals in order to ensure that cost effectiveness in the design of railway development projects is achieved.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation / Railway / Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Signalling & Telecommunications Engineering / Statistical and Social Sciences or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • A certified member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers or equivalent professional body.
  • A minimum of six (6) years post Bachelor’s degree with relevant working experience in a reputable organization.

Position
Assistant Manager, Policy, Planning, Research Monitoring and Evaluation.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the formulation of policies, strategies, regulations and standards for the Directorate.
  2. Collects data for the review of the Railway Master Plan in line with set standards and in alignment with the national infrastructure plan.
  3. Collects data for the preparation of proposals in order to ensure that cost effectiveness in the design of railway development projects is achieved.
  4. Adheres to health and safety standards in the performance of PPRME activities.
  5. Collects data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports of the Directorate.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Railway/ Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical and Signalling & Telecommunications Engineering, Statistical and Social Sciences or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Principal Technician, Policy, Planning, Research Monitoring and Evaluation.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the review of the Railway Master Plan.
  2. Collects data for the preparation of proposals.
  3. Adheres to health and safety standards in the performance of PPRME activities.
  4. Collects data on passenger and freight travel patterns.
  5. Participates in the monitoring of the programmes, projects and activities of the Authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a HND/University Diploma from an accredited tertiary institution in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Signaling & Telecommunications Engineering, Statistical and Social Sciences or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • A minimum of three (3) years post qualification relevant working experience in a reputable organization.

Position
Senior Technician, Policy, Planning, Research Monitoring and Evaluation.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the preparation of proposals.
  2. Adheres to health and safety standards in the performance of PPRME activities.
  3. Collects data on passenger and freight travel patterns.
  4. Facilitates the monitoring of the programmes, projects and activities of the Authority.
  5. Facilitates the conduct of research and feasibility studies.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a HND/University Diploma from an accredited tertiary institution in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Signalling & Telecommunications Engineering, Statistical and Social Sciences or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Director, Business and Commercial.
Job Purpose
To provide administrative, technical and operational support for the achievement of the commercial and business functions of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensures a regime of commercial, advertisement and other promotional activities are set up in order to maximize revenue generation and collection.
  2. Ensures the setting up of a Real Estates and Rail Assets Management portfolio.
  3. Provides technical input into the formulation and development of policies, strategies, regulations and standards of the Authority.
  4. Oversees the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the policies, programmes and activities of the Directorate.
  5. Coordinates plans and activities for the efficient and effective management of the human, material and financial resources of the Directorate.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Business Administration (MBA), Estates Management, Transport Economy, Project Management, Land Economy or other related disciplines.
  • A certified member of a relevant and accredited professional body.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years post Bachelor’s degree relevant working experience in a reputable organization, five (5) years of which must be in a Senior Management position.

Position
Principal Manager, Business and Commercial.
Job Purpose
To provide technical and operational support for the efficient and effective performance of the commercial and business functions of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the setting up of a regime to maximize revenue generation and collection of the Authority’s Rail Assets (train stations, rolling stocks, tracks, right of way, concessions, leases, etc.).
  2. Supervises the setting up of a regime to maximize revenue generation and collection for the Authority’s Real Estates (lands, buildings, warehouses, leaseholds, rents etc.).
  3. Supervise the collation of data for the development of policies and procedures for the identification, acquisition, valuation, control and maintenance of the Authority’s Real Estates and/or Rail Assets.
  1. Prepares and supervises the maintenance of records of all landed assets, chattels and facilities of the Authority’s Real Estates and/or Rail Assets.
  1. Collates data for the formulation and development of policies, strategies, regulations and standards of the

Qualifications and Experience        

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following: Business Administration / Social Sciences / Marketing / Estates Management, Project Management / Land Economy / Land Management / Facilities Management / Transport Economy or other related
  • A certified member of a relevant and accredited professional body.
  • A minimum of six (6) years post Bachelor’s Degree with relevant working experience in a reputable organization, two (2) years of which must be in a Senior Management position.

Position
Chief Technician, Business and Commercial.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the performance of the functions of the Directorate
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the collection of data for the setting up of a regime to maximize revenue generation and collection for the Authority’s Rail Assets (train stations, rolling stocks, tracks, right of way, concessions, leases, etc.).
  2. Supervises the collection of data for the setting up of a regime to maximize revenue generation and collection for the Authority’s Real Estates (lands, buildings, warehouses, leaseholds, rents etc.).
  3. Collects data for the development of policies and procedures for the identification, acquisition, valuation, control and maintenance for the Authority’s Real Estates and/or Rail Assets.
  4. Supervises the collection of data for the update of all landed assets, chattels and facilities of the Authority’s Real Estates and/or Rail Assets.
  5. Supervises the collection of data for the development and maintenance of a system for the tenancy management activities of the Authority

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a HND/University Diploma from an accredited tertiary institution in Business Administration, Estates Management, Project Management, or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • A minimum of six (6) years post qualification relevant working experience in a reputable organization.

Position
Principal Technician, Business and Commercial.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the performance of the functions of the Directorate
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the setting up of a regime to maximize revenue generation and collection for the Authority’s Rail Assets (train stations, rolling stocks, tracks, right of way, concessions, leases, etc.).
  2. Collects data for the setting up of a regime to maximize revenue generation and collection for the Authority’s Real Estates (lands, buildings, warehouses, leaseholds, rents etc.).
  3. Collects data for the update of all landed assets, chattels and facilities of the Authority’s Real Estates and/or Rail Assets.
  4. Collects data for the development and maintenance of a system for the tenancy management activities of the Authority
  5. Implements programmes and activities of the Directorate.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a HND/University Diploma from an accredited tertiary institution in Business Administration, Estates Management, Project Management, or other relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • A minimum of three (3) years post qualification relevant working experience in a reputable organization.

Position
Assistant Manager, Finance.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the efficient and effective functioning of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the formulation of policies.
  2. Implements projects, programmes and activities of the Directorate.
  3. Collects data for the preparation of draft annual budget for the Directorate.
  4. Collects data for the preparation of draft annual financial performance report of the Authority.
  5. Collects data for monitoring and evaluation of the programmes and activities of the Directorate.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting or other related disciplines.

OR

  • A minimum of Level II qualification from a recognised and relevant professional body (e.g. ICAG, ACCA, CFA, CPA).
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Senior Finance Assistant
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the efficient and effective functioning of the Directorate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects revenue for the Authority.
  2. Collects and collates data for the preparation of the Statements of Accounts.
  3. Collects and collates data for the preparation of Bank Reconciliation Statements.
  4. Collects and collates data for the preparation of Tax and Pensions schedules
  5. Collects data for the preparation of annual budget.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of an HND/University Diploma in Accounting or any related field.
  • Must have completed National Service.

Position
Principal Manager, Administration
Job Purpose
To provide technical and operational support for the effective management of material resources for the achievement of the objectives of the Unit.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the collation of data for the formulation of administrative policies, guidelines and procedures.
  2. Prepares quarterly, mid-year, annual and other periodic reports of the Unit.
  3. Monitors and evaluates the Unit’s programmes and activities.
  4. Manages the operational processes to ensure compliance with the relevant Laws and Management System Standards.
  5. Supervises the acquisitions and availability of materials required for the effective and efficient management, monitoring and maintenance objectives of the Authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Business/Public Administration, Social Sciences or other related disciplines.
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body.
  • A minimum of six (6) years post-Bachelor’s relevant work experience, two (2) years of which must be in a Senior Management Level.

Position
Assistant Manager, Administration
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the effective management of material resources of the Unit.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the formulation of policies.
  2. Implements programmes and activities of the Unit.
  3. Complies with the relevant Laws and Management System Standards.
  4. Implements management systems within the Unit.
  5. Facilitates the organisation of meetings, seminars, conferences and workshops.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Business/Public Administration, Social Sciences or other related disciplines.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Senior Administrative Assistant
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the performance of the Administration/HR functions of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs administrative duties.
  2. Compiles leave roster
  3. Facilitates the organisation of conferences, seminars, meetings and workshops.
  4. Facilitates training, learning and development activities.
  5. Collects data for the preparation of annual and other periodic reports.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of HND in Management & Secretaryship/University Diploma in Management/Public Administration.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Chief Driver, Transport.
Job Purpose:
To provide operational support for the management of the transport function of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conveys assigned officials, goods and equipment to and from designated destinations.
  2. Ensures availability of log books in official vehicles.
  3. Ensures logging of trip details in log books.
  4. Ensures the maintenance of pre and post trip assessment records.
  5. Facilitates the investigation of incidents involving official vehicles.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of BECE Certificate.
  • A professional level qualification or industry skill-based certification in auto-mechanics.
  • A valid driving license not below ‘D’ class.
  • A minimum ten (10) years post license relevant work experience.

Position
Senior Driver, Transport. (3 vacancies)
Job Purpose:
To provide operational support for the management of the transport function of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conveys assigned officials, goods and equipment to and from designated destinations.
  2. Logs trip details in log books.
  3. Performs pre and post trip assessment of vehicles.
  4. Facilitates the investigation of incidents involving official vehicles.
  5. Periodically examines vehicles and submits reports.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a BECE Certificate.
  • A professional level qualification or industry skill-based certification in auto-mechanics.
  • A valid driving license not below ‘D’ class.
  • A minimum eight (8) years post license relevant work experience. 

Position
Assistant Manager, Information Technology.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the information technology unit.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Undertakes the maintenance and repair of IT infrastructure and equipment of the Authority.
  2. Provides technical services for the management the information systems.
  3. Installs IT equipment and software of the Authority.
  4. Collects input for the procurement of IT equipment and services.
  5. Provides effective user support services in the Authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information System (MIS) any other relevant field.
  • A relevant industry skill-based certification(s) would be an added advantage.
  • Must have completed National Service.

Position
Assistant Manager, Procurement.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the Procurement Unit.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the formulation of policies.
  2. Collates data for the development of Procurement Manual and Procedures.
  3. Collates data for the development, maintenance and update of Suppliers Register.
  4. Provides input for the preparation of Annual Procurement Plan of the Authority.
  5. Facilitates the effective management of the Procurement process.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Supply Chain Management, Procurement Management, Purchasing & Supply or any related field.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Stenographer Secretary (2 vacancies)
Job Purpose
To provide leadership for effective and efficient secretarial and administrative services.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Cover meetings and produce minutes and reports.
  2. Type correspondence and reports.
  3. Facilitate the organisations of meetings.
  4. Keep accurate record of movement of files and correspondence.
  5. Answer, screen and transfer telephone enquiry

Qualifications and Experience

  • A HND/ Diploma in Secretaryship and Management or its equivalent professional qualification from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Deputy Director, Human Resource.
Job Purpose
To provide leadership, technical and administrative direction for the effective management of the human resources of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides input for the formulation of HRM policies, guidelines and procedures.
  2. Exercises oversight responsibility for the efficient and effective management of the Unit.
  3. Supervises the implementation of programmes and activities of the Unit.
  4. Oversees the preparation of the annual budget of the Unit.
  5. Ensures effective monitoring and evaluation of the Unit’s programmes and objectives and make recommendations for improvement.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Business/Public Administration, Human Resources, Social Sciences or other related disciplines.
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years post-qualification relevant work experience, four (4) years of which must be in a Senior Management position.

Position
Assistant Manager, Human Resource.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the effective management of human resources of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the formulation of HRM policies, guidelines and procedures.
  2. Implements programmes and activities of the Unit.
  3. Collects inputs for the preparation of draft annual budget of the Unit.
  4. Implements the management systems within the Unit.
  5. Collects inputs for the preparation of the organisational design and HR planning.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Business/Public Administration, Human Resources, Social Sciences or other related disciplines.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Principal Manager, Health and Safety.
Job Purpose
To provide leadership, technical and administrative direction for the effective performance of the health and safety functions of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides inputs for the formulation of health and safety policy
  2. Ensures the implementation of the health and safety programmes and activities.
  3. Monitors, evaluates and reviews the Authority’s Health and Safety policies.
  4. Oversees the establishment of a system to ensure compliance with applicable health and safety legislations.
  5. Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the establishment and maintenance of a programme of continuous improvement of Health and Safety management systems within the Authority.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Occupational Health and Safety Management or any other equivalent relevant discipline
  • Must be a chartered member of a recognised and relevant professional body
  • A minimum of six (6) years post-Bachelor’s or its professional equivalent relevant work experience, two (2) years of which must be in Senior Management position.

Position
Senior Administrative Assistant, Health and Safety.
 Job Purpose
To provide operational support for the effective performance of the health and safety functions of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collects data for the formulation of health and safety policy
  2. Implements the health and safety programmes and activities within the Authority.
  3. Collects data for the monitoring, evaluation and review of the Authority’s Health and Safety policies.
  4. Collects and collates data for the establishment of a system to ensure compliance with applicable health and safety legislations.
  5. Participates in the conduct of health and safety audits.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of HND in from an accredited tertiary institution in Occupational Health and Safety Management or any other equivalent relevant discipline.
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

Position
Senior Manager, Legal.
Job Purpose
To provide technical and operational support for the achievement of the objectives of the Legal Unit.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the collation of data for the formulation and review of legal policies of the Authority.
  2. Coordinates the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and guidelines of the Authority.
  3. Provides legal advocacy on behalf of the Authority.
  4. Develops and implement prosecution, litigation and ADR strategies.
  5. Prepares draft legal documents.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Law/Social Sciences/Public Administration/General Arts/Business Administration and other relevant fields.
  • Must be a Professional Lawyer.
  • A minimum of four (4) years post-call relevant work experience in a reputable organisation.

Position
Senior Manager, Public Relations.
Job Purpose
To provide technical and operational support in the public relations functions of the Authority.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises the collation of data for the formulation and review of P.R. policies of the Authority.
  2. Co-ordinates the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and guidelines for the Unit.
  3. Supervises the efficient and effective management of resources of the Unit.
  4. Supervises public education and sensitization on the Authority’s policies, procedures and programmes.
  5. Oversees the management of corporate branding, customer research, client service, social responsibility and international relations activities.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Mass Communication, Communication Studies, International Relations, Social Sciences or other relevant fields.
  • Membership of a relevant Professional body.
  • A minimum of four (4) years post-Bachelor’s relevant work experience in a reputable organisation.

Position
Assistant Manager, Internal Audit.
Job Purpose
To provide operational support in the management of the Internal Audit Unit.
Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collates data for the development of the Authority’s audit charter and risk register.
  2. Collects data for the preparation of strategic and annual audit plans.
  3. Participates in the conduct of audit.
  4. Complies with internal audit, financial administration regulations, procedures and standards.
  5. Collects data for the preparation of work plan and budget for the unit.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Auditing or other related disciplines.

OR

  • A minimum of Level II qualification from a recognised and relevant professional body (e.g ICA-GH, ACCA, CFA, CPA, IIA).
  • Must have completed mandatory National Service.

 

HOW TO APPLY
Applications should be submitted with Curriculum Vitae.

Electronic version of the application should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer and sent to
hrmrecruitmentgh@gmail.com

NOTE: Candidates applying for Manager and Director positions must have very good communication, interpersonal, presentation and report writing skills, as well as good knowledge in the use of relevant Microsoft Office suite.

Applicants should apply for specific positions per the advert.

The deadline for submission of applications is Thursday, 4th October, 2018.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.