Job Vacancy For Staff Officer At Medical and Dental Council Ghana

The Organization:
The Medical and Dental Council is the regulatory body responsible for securing in the public interest the highest standards in the practice of Medicine and Dentistry in Ghana.

Job Summary

In order to improve service delivery the Council intends to recruit the above officers for its Secretariat in Accra and Zonal Secretariats to be created in Tamale and Kumasi.

Designation: Staff Officer
Reports to: Head Administration

Job Purpose:
To ensure effective and efficient Human Resource (HR) management practices at the Council Secretariat.

Key Responsibilities:

•  Assist in determining HR requirements and co-ordinate recruitment and selection;
•  Initiate and ensure the development and maintenance of HR information systems and provide support for HR Management policy guidelines and procedures
•  Liaise with Departmental Heads to identify training needs and assist to develop, implement and evaluate training programmes to address these needs
•  Initiate methods for induction and orientation of staff and systems for performance management;
•  Provide career guidance and counselling to staff on; career progression, future opportunities, preparation towards exit and sound retirement

Compensation: Salaries and conditions of service as prevail in the public service. Placement on the Salary scale is negotiable and will depend on experience

Qualification Required & Experience

•  University Diploma/HND (Records/Administration or Management) or equivalent professional Certificate from the Institute of HR Management Practitioners, Ghana
•  A minimum of 3 years post National Service experience in Human Resource Management
•  Knowledge of the Labour Act, National Pensions Act, Labour practices including disciplinary procedures in the Public Service especially in the health sector;
•  Proven efficiency in Records Management and administrative procedures

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons who meet the above requirement should submit six (6) copies each of the following documents arranged and stapled as 6 sets in an A4 size envelope with the position applied for clearly written at the left top corner of the envelope.

•  Application letter
•  Curriculum Vitae with names and addresses of two (2) referees
•  Copies of academic and professional certificates

Applications should be sent by hand or by courier to reach the address below. Further information is available on the website: or by phone: 0302-680184

The Registrar
Medical & Dental Council
Adjacent to Swanzy Arcade (former Kingsway)

Closing Date: 06 April 2013

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview