Job Vacancy For Application Programmer (Assistant Registrar II)

The West Africa Examinations Council, a sub-regional organisation responsible for the conduct of various examinations in the English-speaking West Africa countries, invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the under-mentioned vacant positions in its Ghana National Office.

Job Title: Application Programmer (Assistant Registrar II)

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be required to perform the following duties among others

• Develop, support, maintain and test software applications
• Design, develop and implement various business-related applications
• Implement specific initiatives and projects
• Ensure implementation of software applications
• Develop and implement data migration and or data intrface processes
• Troubleshoot and debug applications
• Evaluate existing applications to reprogramme, update and add new features
• Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicants must hold a good first Degree in Computer Science or a related field of study from a recognised University (Minimum, Second Class Lower). Any additional certification in a relevant area will be an added advantage


• Applicants must have at least 3 years relevant post qualification experience in a reputable institution

Key Competencies

• Ability to recognise the needs of customers and create new applications that answer that need
• Adept in computer languages and must have good technical knowhow
• Creative to invent new aways of approaching problems and developing innovative applications
• Strong organisation and decision making skill to ensure all applications function together to move projects forward
• Demonstrating leadership ability
• Good organizational and co-ordination skills and be a result oriented person
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with coders, teammates and managers

Age: Applicants must not be more than forty (40)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are requested to pick application forms from the council's headquarters at Okponglo, adjacent to National Identification Authority, around Tetteh Quarshie Interchange, Accra OR the Ghana National Office, near the Ridge Hospital.

Candidates may also download Applications Forms from the Council's website at the following address:

Completed application forms should be submitted to the following address:

The Registrar
Thru' Head of National Office, WAEC, Ridge
The West African Examinations Council,
P.O.Box 125

Attention: Deputy Director, HRM, Headquarters, Accra

Closing Date: 14 March, 2019

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