Job Vacancy For Director of Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) At Ghana Atomic Energy Commission

The Position:

•   The Director is responsible for directing the administrative, scientific, technical and commercial functions of the Institute.

Duties / key responsIbilities:

•   The Director is to work closely with the Director-General to implement policies of the Commission
•   It is his/her responsibility to initiate new research proposals in accordance with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approved Country Programme Framework (CPF) for Ghana and co-ordinate research, sdentmc, technical and commercial activities in the Institute.
•   Set the priority goals of Technical and research activities within the Institute in line with the Commission's policy.
•   Drive the research and technical operations of the Institute.
•   Develop and implement the appropriate strategies and systems for effective co- ordination, monitoring and evaluation of research and other activities within the Institute.
•   Ensure a sound working environment conducive for the publication of research output.
•   Ensure the availability of funds for research purposes in the Institute.
•   Any other job that may be assigned by the Director-General.

Terms of Appointment:

•   The position is for five (5) years but may be renewed for a second term.
•   Must be able to serve a full term of five (5) years.

Qualification Required & Experience

The Person

•   Must be a citizen of Ghana and an accomplished Research Scientist
•   Must possess a higher degree (PhD, DSc and DPhil) in either Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Science or related field.
•   Must be of a minimum rank of Principal Research Scientist or Associate Professor.
•   Must possess a good sense of direction and managerial leadership.
•   Must have excellent research, analytical and' conceptual capabilities to be able to , innovate for performance improvement.
•   Must be able to demonstrate maturity,integrity, assertiveness, self-confidence and have a broad knowledge in Nuclear and other related fields so as to be able to promote the image of GAEC at national and international fora.
•   Must have proven ability to organise and co-ordinate research and other activities within the Institute and to motivate project leaders to combine research excellence with cost effectiveness and relevance.
•   Must have excellent inter-personal and communication skills so as to be able to inspire research and supporting staff.
•   Must not be more than fifty-five (55) years old.
•   Must be conversant with the IAEA milestone approach for Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit the following with the application letter

•   Curriculum Vitae, including names and address of three Referees
•   A two -page statement of the Officer's vision for the position

Application should be submitted to the address below not later than 11th January, 2016

The Director-General
Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
P.O. Box LG 80

Fax: 233 - 21 - 400807


Closing Date: 11 January, 2016