25 Jan 2024

Chief Executive Officer at National Biosatey Authority (NBA)

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Job Description


The National Biosafety Authority seeks to recruit a highly accomplished professional to provide strategic leadership, technical and administrative direction for the achievement of the mandate of the authority.

Job Title: Chief Executive Office

Duties and Responsibilities

• Initiates action for the formulation of policies
• Ensures the implementation, monitoring, evaluation and enforcement of programmes and activities of the authority
• Exercises oversight responsibility for the efficient and effective management of the human, material and financial resources of the authority
• Represents the authority on related international bodies/agencies
• Ensures the development of the strategic plan of the authority
• Initiates actions involving grievances and complaints to the appeals tribunal
• Ensures the availability of appropriate internal structures, controls, management and decision-making systems and processes for the authority
• Ensures the establishment of administrative mechanisms for the appropriate handling and storage of documents and data ni connection with the processing of applications
• Makes determination on declaration of confidential business information
• Initiates action for the mobilisation of funds from development partners and other stakeholders for the Authority
• Acts as the national focal point responsible for liaising with any other agency or international organisations
• Ensures the preparation of annual and other periodic reports of the authority
• Builds and manages an effective and dedicated inclusive work environment
• Collaborates and builds relationships with Government, Public and Private sector partners and other stakeholders, both national and international, in carrying out the authoritys mandate
• Signs and seals contractual agreements between individuals, groups of persons, organsations and the authority
• Ensures the implementation of the performance management system
• Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate staff

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences or any other related discipline from an accredited tertiary institution
• A relevant qualification in Public and or Business Administration will be an advantage
• Must have publications in relevant areas
• A minimum of 15 years of post Bachelor’s Degree relevant work experience, 5 years of which must be in a senior management position
• Must pass a selection interview conducted by the Public Service Commission in consultation with the Board

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application letters and CVs should be sent to:

[email protected]

OR mail to:

The Chief Executive Officer
National Biosafety Authority (NBA)
P.O.Box WY 669
Kwabenya – Accra

Closing Date: 05 February, 2024



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