Job Vacancy For Director Of Information Management Services At GIMPA



The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), a World Class Centre of Excellence for training in Leadership, Management and Administration located at Greenhill, Achimota

Job Description

The Director of Information Management Services will establish the technical vision for IT infrastructure and services and provide overall leadership to the staff in the Information Systems department

Reporting Relationship:
The successful candidate shall report to the Registrar.

Duties:

•   Direct the activities and projects being carried out by the IT department to enhance Implementation of the Institute's strategic plan
•   Plan and control IT acquisitions and facilities and ensure that they are consistent with the Institute's strategic plan
•   Direct the design, development, and maintenance of IT-related systems and programmes to meet the Institute's Information needs
•   Establish Information systems policies, standards, practices and security measures to ensure effective and consistent information processing operations and to safeguard information resources
•   Ensure protection of the Institutes Information through continuous information security systems design, Implementation and management
•   Ensure that expenses are within budgetary guidelines to contribute to cost effective operation of the Institute
•   Develop and motivate staff to effectively carry out departmental functions and provide for the continuity of managerial and specialized skills
•   Maintain up-to-date knowledge of IT  development and incorporate new developments into the future systems of the Institute
•   Carry out feasibility studies and cost/benefit anal

Terms of appointment:
The successful candidate shall hold office for a term of four (4) academic years in the first instance and may be reappointed for further terms of four (4) academic years each, subject to satisfactory performance.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Master's degree in computer science or information systems from a reputable University
•   Ten years relevant experience, five (5) of which must be in a top management position
•   Proven expertise in Database Management; Enterprise Resource Planning Systems; Computer and Information Security, Network and Systems Design, Implementation and Management.

Competencies:

•   Must have excellent leadership and people management skills
•   Must have project management skills
•   Must have excellent negotiation skills
•   Must have excellent communication skills
•   Must have collaboration skills
•   Must be able to prioritize tasks
•   Must be able to tolerate stress

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants may submit their application, including their most recent curriculum vitae to the following address:

The Human Resource Manager
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
P. O. Box AH 50
Achimota, Accra

Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 30 September, 2015
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