Job Vacancy For Assistant Manager

The Fisheries Commission, an Agency under the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture development(MoFAD), hereby invites applications from qualified Ghanaians for the following position: Assistant Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will provide operational support in the production and management of Fish and the Industry for the achievement of the objectives of the Commission

• Collects and collates data for evidence-based decision making and planning
• Undertakes surveillance activities for the Commission
• Undertakes Fisheries Extension Services of the Commission, particularly, pond construction, fish hatchery management, aquaculture production, modern farming methods etc.
• Supervises the establishment, management and development of aquaculture facilities
• Control of the Vessel Monitoring System and tracks the activities and the movement of the vessels
• Inspects relevant documents on licensing and permits
• Undertakes M&E activities on the field
• Collects and collate data for the preparation of appropriate plans for the Commission
• Inspects vessels for licensing and its renewal
• Supervise data entry activities on fisheries
• Inspects fisheries facilities and produces appropriate reports
• Administers drugs and chemicals in the aquaculture establishments
• Facilitate the enforcement of the Fisheries Laws and Regulations related to elimination of illegal fishing practices
• Collects data for the preparation of annual and other periodic reports

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution in Fisheries Science, Biological Science, Natural Resources or any other related field
• Must have completed National Service


• Good leadership, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to manage teams and interact effectively with stakeholders
• Good knowledge of Fish Health, Post-Harvest and Extension Services
• Good knowledge of the fisheries industry
• Proficiency in relevant IT applications
• Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work is an advantage
• High integrity and confidentiality

Location: Upper West, Upper East, Northern, North East, Savannah, Bono, Bono East, Ahafo, Oti, Volta, Western North, Western, Central, Eastern

How To Apply For The Job

1. All Applicants must provide evidence of completion of National Service.
2. Applicants should indicate the positions applied for and Two (2) regions of their choice.
3. Applications should be submitted to the following addresses, either a), b) or c).

P. O. BOX GP 630

email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 25 May, 2021